Salvatore Piscuoglio obtained his degree in Medical Biotechnology at the University of Naples “Federico II” in 2008. He obtained his PhD in Genetics at the University of Basel (CH) in 2012. After completing his studies, he joined the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (NY, USA) as a postdoctoral researcher in 2013, where he worked on the characterization of human cancers using omics technologies for the discovery new biomarkers and therapeutic targets and the elucidation of genotype-to-phenotype associations. After the completion of his postdoctoral training, in 2016, he became a group leader at the Institute of Medical Genetics and Pathology at the University Hospital Basel and in 2019 group leader at the Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel (CH) and co-director of research at the Institute of Medical Genetics and Pathology at the University Hospital Basel. He joined Humanitas as Associate Professor of Genetics in 2024.