Andrea Scafidi

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PhD Student, “Neuro-Immunology Group”

Department of Oncology

Andrea.Scafidi@lih.lu

Scientific Interest

I am currently focusing on the myeloid compartment in Glioblastoma, the most aggressive brain tumour, in order to identify novel targets that could be used to induce anti-tumoral responses in tumour-associated microglia/macrophages, which are skwed by the tumor into tumour-supportive cells.

Professional experience

Researcher in RNA Editing Laboratory, Oncohaematology Department, IRCCS Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù (Rome)

Trainee as Laboratory technicianin in Clinical Pathology & Histopathology Laboratory (Rome)

Education

Master degree in Medical Biotechnologies (110/110 cum laude); University "Roma Tor Vergata" of Rome

Bachelor degree in Biomedical Laboratory Techniques (110/110 cum laude); University "La Sapienza" of Rome  

Hobbies

Hiking, Gym, Literature, Philosophy, Art