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Adriana Albini


Adriana Albini, PhD

Dr. Adriana Albini is the Scientific Director of Fondazione MultiMedica Onlus, Milan. She has over 300 scientific publications in peer review journals. She is among the most cited Italian women scientists with highest h Index (a measure of citations), with h index 76. Her major focus are microenvironment in vitro and in vivo models for angiogenesis and inflammation, mechanisms of invasion of tumor and endothelial cells. Her most recent interest is anti-angiogenesis in a chemopreventive setting. She was President of the Italian Society for Cancer Research (SIC) and President of Metastasis Research Society (MRS). She has a Ph.D in Chemistry and trained from 1985 to 1987 as a postdoctoral fellow at Max-Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried bei Muenchen , Germany. From 1985 to 1987 worked as “Visiting Scientist” at NIH. From 1986 to 1996 she worked as deputy chief in the Department of Chemical Carcinogenesis (National Institute for Cancer Research) where in 1996 she became chief of the section “Mechanisms of Tumor progression”. From 1999 to september 2006 Dr. A. Albini was the head of Laboratory of Molecular Oncology. From June 2004 to September 2006 she was Deputy Chief of Intramural Research, National Institute for Research on Cancer, Genoa (IST). From January 2005 to september 2006 she was Director of the Department of Traslational Oncology. From 2006 at 2012 she is the Head of Oncology Research at Fondazione MultiMedica Onlus, Milan. From 2009 at 2012 she is Scientific Director of MultiMedica Medical Center Castellanza (VA), Italy. From April 2012 to August 2015 she is Director of Department “Research and Statistics Infrastructure” (I-RS) and Director of Translational Research Laboratory IRCCS “Tecnologie Avanzate e Modelli Assistenziali in Oncologia” – Arcispedale S. Maria Nuova – Reggio Emilia. She is member of the following editorial boards of scientific journals: Carcinogenesis, Cancer Research, Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Albini received various scientific awards.

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