Marco Falasca

Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom

Marco Falasca Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom Marco Falasca was born in Pescara, Italy, in 1962. He received the Pharmaceutical Chemistry degree (summa cum laude) from the University of Camerino, Italy and the Ph.D.eq degree from the Istituto Mario Negri Sud, in 1985 and 1994, respectively. From 1995 to 1997, M. Falasca was a Postdoctoral of the Department of Pharmacology at New York University. From 1998 to 2000 he was group leader at Consorzio Mario Negri Sud, Italy. From 2001 to 2007 M. Falasca was appointed as a Principal Research Fellow at University College London, Department of Medicine. Presently, he is a Professor at the Blizard Institute, Queen Mary University of London. He is mainly interested in phosphoinositides signal transduction. Furthermore, his research has unveiled novel potential strategies to develop new drugs to target PI3K-dependent pathways in cancer. As founder and Chairman of Abruzzo Symposia since 2005, he has organized scientific conferences with the aim to bring together leading international experts from different scientific background to present latest discovery in a specific scientific field. In February 2011, M. Falasca has been main organizer of the Keystone Symposia “Inositide Signaling in Pharmacology and Disease”.

Biography Updated on 11 July 2011

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