research units

anatomical pathology

anatomical pathology

Department of Biomedical, Biotechnological and Translational Sciences - S.Bi.Bi.T.

Università degli Studi di Parma

Via Gramsci, 14

43126 Parma

 

Research activities of the Division are concentrated on the identification of genomic aberrations associated with colon carcinomas, bladder cancer and hepatocellular carcinomas and how these may be exploited for disease course prediction.

anatomy and experimental medicine

anatomy and experimental medicine

Department of Biomedical, Biotechnological and Translational Sciences - S.Bi.Bi.T.

Università degli Studi di Parma

Via Gramsci, 14

43126 Parma

 

The Research Unit studies the mechanisms underlying the regulation of hematopoiesis, with specific reference on platelet formation, and the role of played by PCK-driven signal transduction pathways in the control of tumorigenesis.

biochemistry and molecular oncology

biochemistry and molecular oncology

Department of Biomedical, Biotechnological and Translational Sciences - S.Bi.Bi.T.
University of Parma
Via Volturno, 39
43125 Parma

 

The Research Unit pursues studies on cancer prevention, the identification of novel biomarkers and the role of discrete molecules in the control of tumour formation and progression, with specific emphasis on prostate cancer.

cellular tumour biology and immunotherapy

cellular tumour biology and immunotherapy

Department of Life Sciences

University of Parma

Parco Area delle Scienze, 11/A

43124 Parma

The Research Unit focuses its activities on the identification of novel biomarkers, the elucidation of the cellular and molecular mechanisms of tumour progression, with specific emphasis on metastasis formation and the design and pre-clinical testing of novel therapeutic agents. Cancer types of interest include, melanoma, soft-tissue sarcomas, breast and colon carcinomas, brain malignancies and head and neck tumours.

experimental onco-hematology

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine

Università degli Studi di Parma

Via Gramsci, 14

43126 Parma

 

The Research activities of the Unit are centred upon a better understanding of the biology of multiple myeloma, such as to disclose more accurate disease progression markers and novel therapeutic targets, and incisively pursues studies on novel approaches and applications of allogenic bone marrow transplantations in leukemic patients.

gastrointestinal-neuroendocrine tumours - unit A

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine

University of Parma

Via Gramsci, 14

43126 Parma

 

The Research Unit is striving at identifying novel preventive measures and early diagnosis markers of gastric cancer.

gastrointestinal-neuroendocrine tumours - unit B

Department of Surgical Sciences

University of Parma

Via Gramsci, 14

43126 Parma

 

Research activities of the Unit are directed towards the understanding of the factors influencing the formation and progression of colorectal cancers, with specific emphasis on the association between diet and appearance of neoplastic lesions and the identification of novel early diagnosis and prognostic markers.

general pathology

Department of Biomedical, Biotechnological and Translational Sciences - S.Bi.Bi.T.

University of Parma

Via Volturno, 39

43125 Parma

 

Research activities of the Unit are focused on metabolic aspects of cancer cells and how amino acid transporters and other molecules controlling nutrient uptake may promote cancer progression. Other research interests of the Unit include the exploitation and pre-clinical validation of copper-derived organic agents as anti-tumour drugs.

head and neck tumours

head and neck tumours

Department of Biomedical, Biotechnological and Translational Sciences - S.Bi.Bi.T.

University of Parma

Via Gramsci, 14

43126 Parma

 

The Research Unit centres its research activities on novel biomarkers of tumour progression and recurrence in oral carcinomas and the design and elaboration of multiparametric systems for the clinical monitoring of patients affected by such tumours.

microbiology and virology

microbiology and virology

Department of Biomedical, Biotechnological and Translational Sciences - S.Bi.Bi.T.

Università degli Studi di Parma

Via Volturno, 39

43126 Parma

 

The Research Unit concentrates its research efforts on the study of idiotypic vaccination approaches, transphylectic vaccines, antibody-derived peptide sequences and their efficacy as anti-infectious and anti-neoplastic agents and anti-microbic antibodies. The Unit further addresses the potential of recombinant anti-idiotypic vaccines and DNA vaccines as anti-microbic and anti-neoplastic agents.

thoracic tumours and tumour imaging - unit A

Department of Surgical Sciences

Università degli Studi di Parma

Via Gramsci, 14

43126 Parma

 

The Research Unit is interested in identifying novel prognostic and therapeutic response predictive markers in lung cancer and mesothelioma, as well as develop novel diagnostic and therapeutic treatment modalities for such cancer types.

thoracic tumours and tumour imaging - unit B

Department of Surgical Sciences

Università degli Studi di Parma

Via Gramsci, 14

43126 Parma

 

The Research Unit is interested in identifying novel prognostic and therapeutic response predictive markers in lung cancer and mesothelioma, as well as develop novel diagnostic and therapeutic treatment modalities for such cancer types.