Pier Paolo Piccaluga
Dr. Piccaluga is an Associate Professor of Pathology, at the Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine at the Bologna University School of Medicine, Molecular biology laboratory, Hematopathology Unit (September 2012-present). He started working as an Adjunct Professor at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agricolture and Technology (Nairobi, Kenya) in 2018. and he works in programs in Hematopathology and Molecular Diagnostics, IEMEST, Palermo (2016-present). In 1997. he received his Degree in Medicine and Surgery with honors. In 2001. he finished his Specialty in Hematology with honors and in 2005. a PhD in Clinical and Experimental Hematology. From 2003. to 2004. he served as a Post doctoral research fellow at the Institute for Cancer Genetics (Columbia University, New York, NY). In 2008. he was a Visiting Scientist at the Center for Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Columbia University Medical Center. The same year he was a Core Lab Director – Core Lab Program Affymetrix, Oncopharmagen Group In 2009. he worked as a Visiting Scientist at the Institut fur Pathologie, Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel, Germany. From 2006 to Assistant Professor in Pathology, Unit of Hematopathology, Department of Hematology and Oncological Sciences \L. & A. Seràgnoli\, University of Bologna; Responsible for Molecular Pathology Laboratory. In he 2014. he obtainment the “Abilitazione Nazionale a Professore Ordinario*, SSD MED/08” (*Full Professorship). In 2014- he also completed his Specialty in Pathology with honors at the University of Siena He is the author of several international publications with total impact factor >1,000; mean impact factor >6, H-index: 51. He has Three patents on molecular diagnostic tools for hematological cancers. He is involved in several clinical trials as coordinator or sub-investigator. Winner of several prizes for study and research. Dr. Piccaluga is Involved/PI in several research project granted by national and international recognized organisms and he is also an Associate Editor for numerous journals.