Maria Chiara Garassino

Marina Chiara Garassino


Marina Chiara Garassino is currently Head of the Thoracic Pulmonary Medical Oncology Unit at the Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori of Milan.

She graduated in 1995 and specialized in Medical Oncology in 2000 with honours from the University of Milan.  She worked in Manchester at the Christiès Hospital, one of the major cancer centres in Europe, with a European scholarship.

She has been working for years in the cure and treatment of thoracic neoplasia, in particular in the molecular characterisation of pulmonary neoplasia with reference to treatments and the development of immunotherapeutic treatments.

She has been awarded several national and international grants.

She is also Principal Investigator of several national and international clinical trials.

She was the Italian member of the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO). She is member of several ESMO commissions and task forces. Currently, she is chairwoman of Women for Oncology.

She is author of several publications in international journals and has been awarded several international prizes for research.

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