Curriculum Vitae

Graduation in Biology  with 110/110 at  School of Biological Sciences, University of Padua in 1999. Research Doctorate in Oncological Sciences of the Childhood, University of Padua, in 2004 (Doctorate dissertation: “NPM-ALK as molecular marker in ALCL: implications for diagnosis and prognosis”).  Specialization in Clinical Pathology with 70/70 with honours  at School of  Medicine, University of Padua. From 2001 responsible of molecular diagnosis of non-Hodgkin lymphomas of childhood in the laboratory, that centralize samples from all national AIEOP (Associazione Italiana di Emato-Oncologia Pediatrica) centres. Member of the EICNHL (European InterGroup of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma) Group for the study  of Minimal Residual Disease in Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma(NHL) of childhood. Member of the of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma working Group,  member of the Biology working Group and member of the Hodgkin lymphoma working Group of AIEOP Association. Involved in laboratory research aimed to identify new prognostic markers in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma through  modern molecular techiniques (i.e. microarray). Invited to numerous national and international conferences as a speaker. Teaching activities in the University Master’s Degree in Pediatric Hematology organized biannual by the Faculty of Medicine of the University of the Studies of Rome La Sapienza. Author of over 40 publications on international journals and of over 100 abstracts selected for poster or oral presentations to international and national scientific meetings.  ISI WOS H-index >12; IF tot>300


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