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Luca Lo Nigro Edit Profile

Molecular biology researcher , Pediatric oncologist

Luca Lo Nigro, Italian pediatric oncologist, molecular biology researcher. Active RETE, 1990-1995. Sergeant Italian Navy, 1993-1994. Member Association Italian Ematologia ed Oncologia Pediatrica (science committee protocol for acute childhood leukemia 1998-2001), American Society Clinical Oncology (associate), Italian Association Pediatrics Hematology and Oncology.

Background

Nigro, Luca Lo was born on September 18, 1968 in Catania, Italy. Son of Salvatore Lo Nigro and Carmela Marino.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Catania, 1992.

Career

With School Pediatrics University Catania, 1993-1997. Pediatrics oncology fellow division pediatrics hematology/oncology University Catania, since 1999. Researcher Children's Hospital Philadelphia, 1992, 98, 99, since 2000.

Member Science Committee for Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in cloning intronic sequences of the MLL gene in several patients with acute leukemias, detectable molecular residual disease at the beginning of maintenance therapy indicates poor outcome in childhood T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia, clonal stability in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia who relapsed five or more years after diagnosis, acute neurotoxicity in children with B-lineage acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated with intermediate risk protocols.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board International Journal Medical and Pediatrics Oncology, since 2000. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Active RETE, 1990-1995. Sergeant Italian Navy, 1993-1994. Member Association Italian Ematologia ed Oncologia Pediatrica (science committee protocol for acute childhood leukemia 1998-2001), American Society Clinical Oncology (associate), Italian Association Pediatrics Hematology and Oncology.

Connections

Married Paola Guardo, June 10, 2000.

father:
Salvatore Lo Nigro

mother:
Carmela Marino

spouse:
Paola Guardo