Mucosal Immunology and Microbiota Unit

Project title

“Use of superadsorbent hydrogels to protect the intestinal barrier to prevent or treat disorders in the gut-liver axis”

Pre-clinical SupervisorProf. Maria Rescigno maria.rescigno@hunimed.eu

Laboratory name: Mucosal Immunology and Microbiota Unit 

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Cardiovascular Department

Project title

“Therapeutic impact of autophagy activation on cardiac remodeling and cardiovascular damage after acute myocardial ischemia”

Clinical Supervisor: Giulio Stefanini, giulio.stefanini@hunimed.eu

Laboratory name: Cardiovascular Department

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Laboratory of experimental immunopathology

1. Project title

“Exploring the role of neutrophils and unconventional T cells in antitumor immunity”

Pre-clinical Supervisor: Jaillon Sebastien, sebastien.jaillon@hunimed.eu

Laboratory name: Laboratory of experimental immunopathology

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2. Project title

Development of a novel checkpoint molecule of lymphoid cells in cancer

Pre-clinical Supervisor: Cecilia Garlanda, cecilia.garlanda@hunimed.eu

Laboratory name: Laboratory of experimental immunopathology

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Laboratory of leukocyte biology

1. Project title

“Role of the atypical chemokine receptor ACKR2 in colon cancer metastasis”

Pre-clinical Supervisor: Raffaella Bonecchi, raffaella.bonecchi@hunimed.eu

Laboratory name: Laboratory of leukocyte biology 

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2. Project title

“Role of the ACKR2 in the trafficking and activation of anti-metastatic innate immunity”

Pre-clinical Supervisor: Raffaella Bonecchi, raffaella.bonecchi@hunimed.eu

Laboratory name: Laboratory of leukocyte biology 

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Personalized Medicine, Asthma and Allergy

Project title

“Electronic referral based HUB & SPOKE newtwork model for the management of severe asthma”

Clinical Supervisor: Francesca Puggioni, francesca.puggioni@humanitas.it

Pre-clinical Supervisor: Enrico Marco Heffler, enrico.heffler@hunimed.eu 

Laboratory name: Personalized medicine, asthma and allergy

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Department Hepatobiliary and General Surgery

1. Project title

“Development of a new diagnostic tool based on tumor-associated macrophages to refine the prognosis of patients undergoing hepatic resection for colorectal liver metastases: a prospective study”

Clinical Supervisor: Matteo Donadon, matteo.donadon@hunimed.eu

Pre-clinical Supervisor: Ana Lleo De Nalda, ana.lleo@hunimed.eu

Laboratory name: Department Hepatobiliary and General Surgery

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2. Project title

“At the borders between immune tolerance: disclosing the mechanisms boosting the expansion of auto-reactive Natural Killer cells in Primary Biliary Cholangitis”

Clinical Supervisor: Matteo Donadon, matteo.donadon@hunimed.eu 

Pre-clinical Supervisor: Stefania Vetrano, stefania.vetrano@hunimed.eu

Laboratory name: Department Hepatobiliary and General Surgery

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Human Genome and Biomedical Technologies

Project title

“Dissecting the neglected link between RANKL cytokine and stemness features with high relevance in osteoporosis”

Pre-clinical Supervisor: Dr Cristina Sobacchi, cristina.sobacchi@humanitasresearch.it

Laboratory name: Human Genome and Biomedical Technologies

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Transcription and Chromatin

1. Project title

“An integrative genomic approach to understand the transcriptional bases of intratumoral heterogeneity in human PDACs”

Pre-clinical Supervisor: Gioacchino Natoli, gioacchino.natoli@hunimed.eu

Laboratory name: Transcription and Chromatin 

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2. Project title

“Characterization of transcriptional and epigenetic regulators of macrophage activation.”

Pre-clinical Supervisor: Gioacchino Natoli, gioacchino.natoli@hunimed.eu

Laboratory name: Transcription and Chromatin 

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Medical Oncology Unit

Project title

“Prospective and comprehensive analysis of circulating and infiltrating leukocyte subsets in patients with diffuse malignant gliomas”

Pre-clinical Supervisor: Raffaella Bonecchi, raffaella.bonecchi@hunimed.eu

Clinical Supervisor: Matteo Simonelli, matteo.simonelli@cancercenter.humanitas.it

Laboratory name: Medical Oncology Unit

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Pharmacology and Brain Pathology

1. Project title

“Role of the SNARE protein, SNAP25, and PTX3 in aging”

Pre-clinical Supervisor: Elisabetta Menna, elisabetta.menna@humanitasresearch.it

Laboratory name: Pharmacology and Brain Pathology

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2. Project title

“Role of the microglial phagocytosis and autophagy in neuroprotection”

Pre-clinical Supervisor: Michela Matteoli, michela.matteoli@hunimed.eu

Laboratory name: Laboratory of Pharmacology and Brain Pathology

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Medical Genetics and RNA Biology

1. Project title

“Liquid biopsy of semen for early detection and characterization of prostate cancer”

Pre-clinical Supervisor: Giulia Soldà, giulia.solda@hunimed.eu

Laboratory name: Medical Genetics and RNA Biology

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2. Project title

“Molecular and cellular mechanism modulating GBA mutation penetrance in Parkinson’s disease”

Pre-clinical Supervisor: Stefano Duga, stefano.duga@hunimed.eu

Laboratory name: Medical Genetics and RNA Biology

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Medical Oncology and Hematology

Project title

“Analysis of combined assessment of metabolic radiomics pattern in [18]F-FDG-PET/CT, Immunogenic Cell Death induction and microbiota in the prediction of response to neoadjuvant chemotherapy in breast cancer patients: a proof-of-concept study”

Pre-clinical Supervisor: Maria Rescigno, maria.rescigno@hunimed.eu

Clinical Supervisor: Armando Santoro, armando.santoro@cancercenter.humanitas.it

Laboratory name: Medical Oncology and Hematology

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Laboratory of Gastrointestinal Immunopathology

Project title

“The impact of the diet in modulating IBD and CRC development”

Pre-clinical Supervisor: Stefania Vetrano, stefania.vetrano@hunimed.eu

Laboratory name: Laboratory of Gastrointestinal Immunopathology

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Laboratory of Immunopharmacology

1. Project title

“Characteriztion of the biochemical and biological properties of a novel molecule associated to M2 polarization of macrophages”

Pre-clinical Supervisor: Barbara Bottazzi, barbara.bottazzi@humanitasresearch.it

Laboratory name: Lab of Immunopharmacology

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2. Project title

“Role of molecules associated to M2 polarization of macrophages in cancer progression”

Pre-clinical Supervisors: Barbara Bottazzi, barbara.bottazzi@humanitasresearch.it   

Laboratory name: Lab of Immunopharmacology

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Tumor Microenvironment Unit

1. Project title

“Investigation of the immune-associated mechanisms that modulate response to therapy in prostatic cancer”

Pre-clinical Supervisor: Diletta Di Mitri, diletta.di_mitri@humanitasresearch.it           

Laboratory name: Tumor Microenvironment Unit

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2. Project title

“Investigation of the mechanisms that drive the re-education of the innate immune response in in advanced prostate cancer”

Pre-clinical Supervisor: Diletta Di Mitri, diletta.di_mitri@humanitasresearch.it           

Laboratory name: Tumor Microenvironment Unit

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Regenerative Orthopedics

Project title

“Role of the adipokine visfatin in inflammation and metabolic syndromes”

Pre-clinical Supervisor: Antonio Sica, antonio.sica@humanitasresearch.it

Clinical Supervisor: Elizaveta Kon, elizaveta.kon@humanitas.it  

Laboratory name: Regenerative Orthopedics

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Lab of Translational Immunology

Project title

“Cellular immune responses against human cancer”

Pre-clinical Supervisor: Enrico Lugli, enrico.lugli@humanitasresearch.it

Laboratory name: Lab of Translational Immunology

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Pathogenesis and therapy of Immune mediated neuropathies

Project title

“Anti-nerve reactivity as predictor of response to immune therapy in patients with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP): A proof of concept study with rituximab in patients with CIDP not responding to conventional immune therapy”

Pre-clinical Supervisor: Michela Matteoli, michela.matteoli@hunimed.eu

Clinical Supervisor: Eduardo Nobile-Orazio, eduardo.nobile_orazio@humanitas.it

Laboratory name: Pathogenesis and therapy of Immune mediated neuropathies

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Adaptive Immunity Laboratory

Project title

“The unexpected roles of T cells in pathology as a key to improved therapy”

Pre-clinical Supervisor: Marinos Kallikourdis, marinos.kallikourdis@hunimed.eu

Laboratory name: Adaptive Immunity Laboratory 

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Why
Humanitas
University?
An Established Institution

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Humanitas is a renowned healthcare institution that has offered Medical Degrees for well over a decade as a partner of the University of Milan.

An International Career

An International Career
Join our international medical community where classes are taught in English by experienced professors and medical doctors from around the world. Your degree will allow you to work as a MD in the EU and abroad.

Clinical Experience

Clinical Experience
Direct clinical experience is supported by a solid tutoring system and starts in your third year, which gives you considerable practical experience.

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Humanitas curriculum is enhanced by a wide variety of active learning methods based on a student-centred approach (Problem-Based Learning, Case method, Concept maps, Simulated patients).

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