Silvia Uccella

Associate Professor

Associate Professor; Director of the Postgraduate Residency Program for Anatomical Pathology


1997 – MD degree at University of Pavia (cum laude).

1997-2002 – Residency in Pathology at University of Insubria (degree cum laude)

2006 – PhD degree in Degenerative pathology and Immunopathology at University of Insubria

Academic background

2006-2017 – Assistant Professor of Pathology, University of Insubria

2017-2022 – Associate Professor of Pathology, University of Insubria

2018-2022 – Director of the Residency Program in Pathology, University of Insubria

Academic honors, awards and prices

1997 – Luigi Casati Award, scientific session, for the MD degree thesis: “Prognostic morphological predictors in nonfunctioning neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas. Analysis of 61 cases”

2003 – Pietro Lampertico Award of the International Academy of Pathology – Italian Division with the research project: “Morphological and molecular characterization of pulmonary and extrapulmonary neuroendocrine carcinomas”.

2010 – Award of “Associazione Amici dell’Università dell’Insubria”, with the research project “Immunohistochemical and molecular profiles of diffusa large B-cell lymphomas of extranodal sites”.

2019-2022 – Co-chair of the Endocrine Pathology Working Group of the Italian Society of Pathology and Cytology (SIAPEC)

2022-present – Chair of the Endocrine Pathology Working Group of the European Society of Pathology (ESP)


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.