Grande Ospedale Metropolitano Niguarda and Università degli Studi di Milano
Prof. Andrea Sartore-Bianchi is head of Clinical Molecular Oncology at the Department of Hematology & Oncology, Grande Ospedale Metropolitano Niguarda and Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy. He completed his medical degree at the University of Pavia, Italy, and subsequently conducted preclinical research at the Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Experimental Cancer Therapeutics of the Department of Medicine at Brown University, Providence, RI, USA. Dr. Sartore-Bianchi’s main clinical and research interests include the treatment of gastrointestinal cancers, particularly colorectal carcinomas, focusing on biomarkers of sensitivity/resistance to molecular-targeted therapies and on the HER signal transduction pathway. He is principal and co-investigator in Phase I-III clinical trials for gastrointestinal malignancies and recently collaborated in the discovery and clinical development of targeted treatments for HER2-amplified colorectal cancer. He is author of research articles in various medical journals including Nature Medicine, JAMA Oncology and Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Thursday, 4 July
17:15 – 17:35