Antonio Cuneo

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EDUCATION

  • Date of birth 12/02/1959
  • Degree in Medicine (1984, University of Ferrara)
  • Ph.D. in Experimental Hematology (1990, University of Modena)
  • Specialty in General Hematology (1994, University of Ferrara)

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

1988 Visiting scientist at Centre for Human Genetics; K.U.L. Leuven, Belgium during studies for Ph.D. in Experimental Hematology, then frequent short stays for studies collaboration until 1995.

1990 Researcher at section of Hematology, Ferrara University  – recognition of caring role at Ferrara University Hospital

2001 Associate Professor of Hematology, Ferrara University

2005 Ordinary Professor of Hematology, Ferrara University

Since January 2006 Director of Hematology Section – S. ANNA University Hospital, Ferrara

2011 Coordinator of Ph.D. school of Pharmacology and Molecular Oncology, University of Ferrara

2012 Director Department of Specialistic Medicine, S. ANNA University Hospital, Ferrara

 

SUBJECTS OF INTEREST

Use of innovative therapies (biological drugs) in hematological malignancies; participation as “principal investigator” to several therapeutic protocols for different hematological malignancies. Study of cytogenetic-molecular lesions meaning in hematopoietic neoplasms. He published 151 scientific papers on International Scientific Journals with a global impact factor of over 500 points.

 

Premi e incarichi

  • Participated as a member of the “project managment” group, to the European study titled “Molecular Cytogenetic Diagnosis in Hematologic Malignancies” financed by Economic European Community (Project leader: Prof. A. Hagemeijer, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands). Project Biomed I Program, Concerted Action CT94-1703, years 1994-1997
  • Research projects holder for:

AIRC

MIUR PRIN

FIRB

  • Expert in Clinical Trials conduction according to GCP
  • Member of American Association for Cancer Research, of European Hematology Association, of Italian Society of Hematology and of Italian Society of Experimental Hematology
  • Member of editorial board of LEUKEMIA for 3 years from 2001 till 2004
  • Member of editorial board of Leukemia Research and Treatment
  • Member of advisory board of Haematologica for 5 years
  • Co Chair of the Working party on CLL of the GIMEMA group
  • Member of Directive Council of Italian Society of Experimental Hematology from 1997 till 2002
  • President of Italian Society of Experimental Hematology for biennium 2007-2008
  • President of Interfaculty Specialist Degree Course of Medical-Pharmaceutical Biotechnologies for biennium 2006-2007
  • Coordinator of Ph.D. school of Pharmacology and Molecular Oncology since January 2011