Ruggero Lab

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Davide Ruggero

Davide Ruggero, PhD joined UCSF in July 2007 from the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia where he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Genetics. Davide completed five years of post-doctoral training in molecular oncology and cancer genetics in the laboratory of Pier Paolo Pandolfi, MD, PhD at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. His undergraduate education and early training were completed at the University of Rome in Italy where he earned a BS cum laude in Biology in 1994 and a PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology in 1998.

Davide has received noteworthy funding to support his groundbreaking cancer research.  In 1994, as a graduate student, he received an Enichem Society fellowship. While initiating his post-doctoral research he was awarded an American-Italian Cancer Foundation fellowship. As a senior post-doctoral fellow Davide was one of two candidates, out of more than four hundred, to receive Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's Outstanding Research Fellow Award. In 2005 he received the prestigious V-Scholar Foundation's Award for Cancer Research for his work on deregulations in protein synthesis during lymphomagenesis. The V-Scholar Foundation annually provides grant support to eighteen of the nation's most brilliant young researchers. Most recently, Davide is a recipient of the 2010 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Scholar Award.

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