Here's the new, on-going and closing projects funded by the Foundation during 2013.

New projects:

  • L. Moro (Novara University)
  • “Preclinic evaluation of new therapies for the malignant pleural mesothelioma”
  • B. Burlando (Piemonte orientale “Amedeo Avogadro” University)
  • “Active nutrients: a synergistic attack to malignant mesothelioma”
  • W. Thomas (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland)
  • “Tamoxifen as a potential therapeutic in malignant pleural mesothelioma”
  • T. Florio (Genoa University)
  • “Identification of resistance mechanisms and new molecular targets in stem cells derived from human malignant pleural mesothelioma”

Ongoing projects:

  • S. Biffo (San Raffaele University -  Milano)
  • “New targets in mesothelioma cells: hitting translational control and mirnas”
  • S. Landi (Pisa University)
  • “Identification of genes involved in the tumorigenesis of malignant pleural mesothelioma and of genes involved in the response and/or resistance to chemotherapy”
  • S. Gray (Dublin University)
  • “Completion of validation studies and investigation of ron/msp positivity as a predictive/prognostic biomarker in mpm.”

Closing projects:

  • L. Moro (Novara University) “Therapeutic implications of parp activity and egfr signaling in mesothelioma cells”