Working to facilitate rapid translation of scientific discoveries into therapeutics

Antonio Facchiano


Antonio Facchiano, MD, PhD

Dr Facchiano is Oncology Specialist at Istituto Dermopatico dell’Immacolata, IDI-IRCCS, Rome. He is Professor of Biochemistry at University Tor Vergata, Rome. His current fields of interest are: novel approaches to melanoma therapy and diagnosis; identification of early non-invasive melanoma markers; cytokines expression in biological fluids of human cancer patients; identification and development of novel inhibitors of angiogenesis and tumor growth, with particular reference to melanoma; molecular properties of angiogenic factors, active peptides and inhibitors of integrins, in clinically relevant conditions (neo-angiogenesis, cancer); structure-function relationships in proteins.

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