Stefano Duga

Full Professor

Molecular Biology
Full Professor of Molecular Biology and Member of the “IRCCS Istituto Clinico Humanitas” Ethics Committee

Stefano Duga is Full Professor of Molecular Biology at Humanitas University since 2014. After graduating in Veterinary Medicine summa cum laude, he received his PhD in Biotechnology from the University of Milan in 1997. Then he won a one-year Fellowship from the European Community. After a 3-years Post-doctoral fellowship in Human Genetics he became Assistant Professor (2001) and then Associate Professor of Molecular Biology (2006) at the Medical Faculty of Milan. He was awarded with prestigious international prizes: “ISTH Young Investigator Award 1999″ of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis, “Prize on Congenital Coagulation Disorders” of the Fondazione Angelo Bianchi Bonomi, Bayer Hemophilia Awards: Early Career Investigator Award for the year 2006. From 2012 to 2014 he acted as President of the Degree Course in Medical Biotechnology at the University of Milan and from 2014 to 2016 he was Director of the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Humanitas University. He participated to the design of the new MEDTEC course, of which he is part of the academic board. He is coordinating the “Medical Genetics and RNA biology laboratory”. He is author of more than 130 original publications in international peer-reviewed scientific journals indexed in PubMed.


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.