Education : M.S. in Biological Sciences, University of Milano , 1978.
Professional Experience :
1976 - 1980 Fellowship, Laboratory of Microbiology and Pharmacology, Clin-Midy S.p.A., Milano, Italy.
Investigator Fellowship, Department of Experimental Oncology, National Cancer Institute, Milano, Italy.
1990 - to date Senior Investigator, Department of Experimental Oncology, National Cancer Institute, Milano, Italy.
Scientific activity :
Principal Investigator in several Projects from the National Council of Research. Principal Investigator in a project within the National programme for technological research in oncology. Associated Experimental Investigator in several projects from the Italian Association for Cancer Research and Italian Health Ministry. Member of the American Association for Cancer Research. Peer-reviewer for some national and international Journals.
Fields of interest :
Biological role of steroid receptors in human breast cancer Clinical significance of steroid receptors in human breast cancer Hormones, antihormones and growth factors involvement in the control of the growth of breast cancer cells Effect of biological modifiers on cellular growth and effect of natural products on tumor proliferation. Identification of useful biovector to deliver compounds and development of bio-conjugate with antiproliferative activity Biological and clinical role of angiogenesis activation in tumor progression with particular attention for the estrogen- and hypoxia-induced angiogenesis.
Publications : 68 publications, to date
Congresses : participation in 75 congresses, to date