Dr. Luca Tottone, Assistant Scientist in the Dr. Nimer’s Lab, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center – University of Miami., as a new member of MSIC’s Scientific Community.
Dr. Tottone’s research expertise includes in vivo and in vitro pre-clinical and translational research in immunology and blood malignancies, with particular focus on Acute Leukemias. Passionate about science and medicine, he has mastered, optimized and upgraded current top-notch technology in genomics, drug development and cancer modeling to dissect the molecular mechanisms driving aberrant T-cell proliferation and transformation.
Dr. Tottone received a Bachelor Degree (Magna cum Laude) in Biotechnology, “UniTE” University of Teramo, followed by a Master Degree (Magna cum Laude) in Medical Biotechnology (2013), and a PhD degree (Commission Honors) in Molecular Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome (2016).
From 2018 to 2022, he was Post-Doctoral Fellow at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey (CINJ), New Brunswick, NJ. and from 2017 to 2018 Researcher, CLNS, Italian Institute of Technology (IIT).