Maurizio D’Incalci

Full Professor n.t.

Full Professor n.t. of Pharmacology

Other institutional appointments

  • Head, Laboratory of Cancer Pharmacology, Humanitas Research Hospital

Teaching appointments

  • Department of Biomedical Sciences, Humanitas University, Via Rita Levi Montalcini 4, 20090 Pieve Emanuele – Milan, Italy

Academic background

  • Head, Department of Oncology, Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri IRCCS
  • Professor and Internal examiner of the International Graduate Program of the Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri organized in collaboration with the Open University, which confers the PhD title
  • Professor of the Advanced School in Pharmacological Sciences of the Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, which confers the title of “Dottore di Ricerca”


  • 1971 Graduated from High School (Liceo Scientifico)
  • 1978 D., University of Milan
  • 1978 Post-graduated internship, Gynecological Oncology Department, University of Milan
  • 1979 Degree in Pharmacology
  • 1981 Degree in Oncology

Academic honors, awards and prices

  • 1977 Graduate summa cum laude
  • 1981 Rank number one in specialization in Oncology
  • 1986 Recipient European School of Oncology Award for Cancer Chemotherapy
  • 2015 Recipient of the “Prodi” Award in recognition of his scientific carrier
  • 2018 Recipient of the Guido Venosta FIRC Award for Cancer Research by the President of the Republic of Italy




Humanitas is a highly specialized Hospital, Research and Teaching Center. Built around centers for the prevention and treatment of cancer, cardiovascular, neurological and orthopedic disease – together with an Ophthalmic Center and a Fertility Center – Humanitas also operates a highly specialised Emergency Department.