Patrizia Chiusolo was born in Molfetta (Italy) on September 20, 1969. He graduated in medicine and surgery with grade 110/110 summa cum laude from Medical School, Catholic University in Rome in 1994. He completed a hematology fellowship at Hematology Department, Catholic University, Rome (1994-1998). In 1995, he obtained a Full Medical License. Since 2003, he serves as a University Researcher at the Department of Hematology, Catholic University, Rome. Since 2004, he serves as a Director of HLA Laboratory at the Department of Hematology, Catholic University, Rome. In 1998, he received a grant from Istituto di Studi Superiori G. Toniolo and a grant from Associazione Italiana Ricerca sul Cancro (AIRC). He has assistential activity at the Hematology Department, Day-Hospital and Stem Cell Transplantation Unit and at the Laboratory competences in genomic HLA typing. His research targets are HLA polymorphisms and hematopoietic stem cells transplantaion; clonality analysis (by HUMARA assay) of myeloproliferative disorders, genetic polymorphisms of folate metabolism (MTHFR, TPMT, Folate carrier) and methotrexate toxicity, leukemogenesis; chimerism analysis by STR-PCR in allogeneic stem cell transplantation; TNF polymorphisms in CLL; immune recovery after autologous PBSCT; allele-specific PCR and sequencing of the V617F mutation of JAK-2 kinase in hematological malignancies; genetic polymorphisms of TNFa, TNFb, NOD2/CARD15, IL10, IL10-R genes and stem cell transplantation; diagnosis and therapy of acute leukemia; autologous and allogeneic stem cell transplantation.
Biography Updated on 18 January 2011