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Summary

Since 2012 I have been working as a Research Scientist at the National Cancer Institute of Milan, studying different kinds of rare tumors through the application of several scientific techniques. I have also been involved in the management of diagnostic procedures, of digital histological archives and in scientific and clinical data management, demonstrating the ability to handle many different data projects.

During my time as a Research Scientist, I published my works on international scientific journals and I participated as a speaker in national scientific conferences. I also collaborated with several research teams and I developed excellent interpersonal skills; I can work autonomously and in a team setting and I have the ability to communicate clearly and concisely. Moreover, due to the nature of my work, I am strongly motivated to achieve results, using a methodical and organized approach. I am an effective organizer in planning and carrying out different project tasks, being able to identify and solve problems efficiently.  

My Education includes:

- Post Graduate Master’s Degree in ‘’Pharmaceutical Management and Marketing’’ with Project Management specialization, focusing on the management of clinical studies (2015)

- PhD in Experimental Pathology and Neuropathology (2012)

- Master’s Degree in Biology Applied to Biomedical Research (2008)

- Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences – Pharmacology specialization

 

I would like to work in Clinical Research to build on my knowledge and experience further and to create a real impact on patient’s health. 

Experiences

Current Experience

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow Milan, Italy
    Since June 2012

    • Research Scientist

    1st June 2012 – present  @ Fondazione IRCCS - National Cancer Institute of Milan

    Main activities:

    • Exploratory observational retrospective study on the CD205 antigen expression in human solid tumors (in collaboration with Menarini group)
    • Study and characterization of pediatric renal tumors (in collaboration with SIOP, the International Society of Pediatric Oncology)
    • Study on preclinical and clinical activity of targeted therapies (RTK inhibitors) in solitary fibrous tumors (in collaboration with Pfizer, GSK and Bayer)
    • Management of different research projects and active collaboration with several research groups
    • Management and application of several scientific techniques
    • Management of Scientific and Clinical Data and digital histological archives
    • Management and standardization of diagnostic procedures according to the international SIOP 'Umbrella' protocol
    • Participation as speaker in national pathology meetings
    • Data publication on international scientific journals

     

Past Experience

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow Milan, Italy
    February 2012 --- May 2012

    • Research Scientist

    1st February 2012 - 31 May 2012 @ Department of Clinical Sciences "LUIGI SACCO" Università degli studi di Milano

    Main activities:

    • Experimental research on molecular mechanisms involved in the inhibition of osteoblasts proliferation exposed to magnesium deficiency through application of several scientific techniques

  • Doctoral Researcher Milan, Italy
    November 2008 --- January 2012

    • Research Scientist / PhD Student

    1st November 2008 – 15 January 2012 @ Department of Human Morphology and Biomedical Sciences – Università degli studi di Milano

    Main activities:

    • Experimental research on antitumor anthracycline cardiotoxicity and cardioprotection induced by iron chelators and other molecules through application of several scientific techniques
    • Teaching activities

    Participation as speaker in national conferences and data publication on international scientific journal and on proceedings of national and internationals conferences

Personality

Self Assessment :
AdaptabilityAnalytical thinkingAttention to detailCollaborationCommunicativeCoordinationCritical thinkingCuriosityDiligenceEfficiencyIndependenceInterest in knowledgeKindnessOptimismOrganizationProactivityProblem solvingResponsibilityResult OrientedSelf-disciplineSociabilityTrustWillingness to compromise

Knowledge

Self Assessment :
Clinical Data Management Cell biologyTissue CultureTransfectionTranslational ResearchAntibodiesBiomedical SciencesCancer ResearchCell Based AssaysCell CultureCell SignalingClinical researchData AnalysisData entryDatabasesDNA extractionDrug InteractionRegulatory StrategiesEnglishFluorescence MicroscopyGel ElectrophoresisGene therapyGraphPad PrismImmunofluorescenceImmunohistochemistryImmunoprecipitationIn VitroLaboratoryLaboratory ResearchLaboratory SkillsLaboratory testingmanagementMedical writingMicroscopyMicrosoft ExcelMicrosoft OfficeMicrosoft PowerpointMicrosoft WordMolecular & Cellular Biologymolecular biologyoncologyOutlookPCRPre-clinical researchPresentation SkillsProblem-solving methods and troubleshootingProject ManagementProject PlanningProtein ExpressionProteinsProtocolqPCRreal-time PCRReport WritingResearchRNA isolationRT-PCRScientific CommunicationsScientific WritingScientific methodologySocial SkillsSoftware DocumentationStatistical Data AnalysisStudy protocolsTeachingUnderstand how results translate to practiceUnderstand levels of research evidenceWestern Blotting

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analytical skills Analyze data Control data Develop protocols Interpret data Report data Use a confocal microscopy Write papers Write protocolsAdministrative supportAttend investigator meetingAssist with experimentsAdjust processes and methodsAttend seminars, courses and meetings within and outside the companyBiomarker ResearchCell cultureClinical data collectionCollaborate with medical teamCollaborate with principal investigatorCollaborate with project teamCollect dataCommunicate effectively on different company levelsCommunicate with investigatorCommunicationConduct limited data and/or statistical analysis.Conduct literature searches.Conduct research at universitiesConduct studiesConduct university research control different protocol versions and other essential documentsControl protocol versionsCoordinate projectscoordinating research projectsCreates a collaborative team environmentData codingData miningData entryData verificationInteract with pre-clinical scientistsInterpret research resultsInterpret scientific dataManage multiple projectsManage research projectsManuscript preparation and reviewOral presentationPrepare final reportPrepare manuscriptPresent data at congressProcure and prepare samplesProtocol managementPublication of articlesPublish scientific projectsRead medical literature to maintain current awareness and knowledgeResearch at universitiesSolve problemsTeach university studentsTeachingUse fluorescence microscopyUse laboratory techniquesUse western blotting techniqueVerify dataWork with coordination and data management teamsWrite final reportsWrite papersWritten presentation

Education

  • Advanced Master in Pharmaceutical Management and Marketing from  ALMA LABORIS – Organismo integrato per la Formazione Avanzata in 2015
  • Ph.D. in Experimental Pathology and Neuropathology from UNIVERSITA' DEGLI STUDI DI MILANO in 2012
  • Master in Biology Applied to Biomedical Research from UNIVERSITA' DEGLI STUDI DI MILANO in 2008
  • Bachelor in Biological Sciences – Pharmacology specialization from UNIVERSITA' DEGLI STUDI DI MILANO in 2006

Training and Certification

  • PHD in 2012 Training
  • MASTER in 2008 Training
  • ADVANCED MASTER in 2015 Certification
  • BACHELOR in 2006 Certification

Languages

BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
English
Professional Proficiency
Spanish
Full Proficiency
Italian
Native

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    2 weeks
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Associate Scientist Clinical Data Manager (DM) Clinical Project Manager (CPM) Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Clinical Research Coordinator Clinical Research Manager Clinical Trial Assistant (CTA) Data Manager Data Reviewer Data Scientist Medical Advisor Medical Writer Project Assistant Scientific Writer
  • Locations I am interested in:
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 3 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position
  • International:
    Yes

Publications

    Expert has 4 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Milan, Italy

Others

Driving License
  • Yes