Laboratories of Molecular Gastroenterology, Humanitas Cancer Center
Dr. Fabio Grizzi graduated in Biological Sciences from the University of Milan in 1995 and, in the year, received the Steven Newburgh Annual Award for his contributions to to the field of basic and applied biomedical research. In 2001, he was appointed Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Department of Internal Medicine and Hematology & Oncology at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas, USA. In 2008, he was invited to become a Member of the National Cancer Institute-sponsored Pilot Cancer Antigen Prioritization Process, of the US National Institute of Health. He is currently working as Senior Scientist in the Laboratory of Molecular Gastroenterology of the Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Milan, Italy. He has published more than one hundred peer-reviewed articles and twenty-three book chapters book, and made more than two hundred presentations at national and international Congresses, and has recently been commissioned by Springer Publishing to prepare a book entitled The Complexity of Cancer, which will be published in 2013
His main field of investigation concerns the complex dynamics underlying the behaviour of cancers of unrelated histological origin, for which he uses a translational approach with the aim of developing new therapeutic strategies. He is also involved in studying tumour neovascularity, environment/cancer interactions, cancer-related inflammation, and the development of computer-aided mathematical models.