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Antonio Mazzocca Edit Profile

Medical researcher

Antonio Mazzocca, Italian medical researcher. Achievements include research in cell and molecular basis of tumor stromal interactions, particurarly on proteases secreted by hepatic stromal cells, discovered as important for tumor invasion. Recipient Lecturer award, Rotary International Foundation, 2006; grantee Research grant, Italian Liver Foundation, 2001; Melvin Jones fellowship, Lions Clubs International, 2007.

Background

Mazzocca, Antonio was born on September 23, 1965 in Barletta, Bari, Italy. Son of Michele Mazzocca and Michela Francabandiera.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Bari, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Pathophysiology, University Florence, Italy, 2001.

Career

Fellow University Florence Medical School, 1997—2001, oncology researcher, 2004—2007. Postdoctoral fellow Harvard Medical School, Boston, 2001—2004. Oncology researcher Vanderbily University, Nashville, since 2007.

Maryland officer Italian Army, 1994-1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in cell and molecular basis of tumor stromal interactions, particurarly on proteases secreted by hepatic stromal cells, discovered as important for tumor invasion.

Membership

Member of Italian Society Cancer (associate).

Connections

father:
Michele Mazzocca

mother:
Michela Francabandiera