Pier P. Di Fiore#


Pier P. Di Fiore
Email:pierpaolo.difiore 'at' ifom.eu
Membership Number:2898
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:ITALY
Section:CELL & DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
Username:pdifiore
Homepage: http://www.ifom.eu/en/cancer-research/researchers/pier-paolo-di-fiore.php





Present and Previous Positions
  • sine 2013 Provost to interdisciplinary programs, University of Milan, Italy
  • since 2004 Founder and Professor: European School of Molecular Medicine
  • since 2000 Full Professor of General Pathology, University of Milan, Medical School, Milan, Italy
  • 1992-2000 Associate Professor of Immunopathology, University of Bari Medical School, Italy
  • 1991-1992 ‘Contract Professor’ of General Physiology, University of Urbino, Faculty of Pharmacology, Urbino, Italy
  • 1991-1992 'Contract Professor' of Experimental Oncology, University of Naples, Research Doctorate Program, II Medical School, Naples, Italy
  • 1990-1991 ‘Contract Professor’ of General Physiology, University of Genova, Italy, Faculty of Biological, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Genova, Italy
  • 1983 Lecturer in Experimental Oncology, University of Naples, 2nd Medical School, Naples, Italy

Fields of Scholarship
  • Cancer research in the fields of endocytosis, stem cells and functional genomics
  • Molecular oncology
  • Cell biology
  • Molecular mechanisms of cellular transformation, with particular emphasis to signal transduction and signal attenuation by growth factor receptors under normal and neoplastic conditions, and in stem cells
  • Translating the knowledge in basic molecular oncology into clinical tools for the amelioration of cancer patient management

Honours and Awards
  • 1984-­1987 Fogarty Fellowship, NIH.
  • 1993 Technology Transfer Award, National Cancer Institute, NIH
  • 1994 Technology Transfer Award, National Cancer Institute, NIH
  • 1997 Armenise-­‐Harvard Foundation award
  • 1998 Ferrero Foundation award
  • 1998EMBO elective membership
  • 2000 “Chiara D’Onofrio” Prize from the Italian Federation of Life Sciences
  • 2001 “Golfo d’Oro” prize
  • 2001 Swiss Bridge award
  • 2002 “Guido Venosta” prize for Cancer Research of the Italian Foundation for Cancer Research
  • 2003 ”Guglia prize
  • 2003 Sisal prize
  • 2004 Prize from the “League of human rights”
  • 2005 Prize from the “Italian League against Cancer”
  • 2007 President Associazione Biologia Cellulare e Differenziamento
  • 2010 Elected Fellow European Academy of Cancer Sciences.
  • 2010 Elected Fellow Academia Europaea.
  • 2012 Colin Thomson Memorial Medal
  • 2013 Elected Fellow Accademia dei Lincei


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