Giovanni Blandino, MD

Oncogenomic and Epigenetic Unit, Italian National Cancer Institute "Regina Elena", Rome, Italy

Dr. Blandino is currently the Head of the Oncogenomic and Epigenetic Laboratory at Department of Research, Advanced Diagnostic, and Technological Innovation at the Italian National Cancer Institute “Regina Elena” in Rome. He is the Head of the Clinical Trials Office at IFO. He is Part Time Associate Professor at the Department of Oncology McMaster University, Canada and Extraordinary Professor at the UNISA, Johannesburg, South Africa. He received his Medical School Degree at the University of Catania in 1990 and his Residency in Oncology at the University of Milan in 1994. He performed his postdoctoral research activity at the Weizmann Institute of Science in the lab of Prof. Moshe Oren from 1995 to 1999. He served as a Scientific Coordinator of the “Active p53 consortium” under FP6 EU program from 2004 to 2009 and of the Rome Oncogenomic Center under the support of AIRC from 2004 to 2009.