Federico Cappuzzo, MD

Director of Medical Oncology, AUSL della Romagna-Ravenna, Italy

Dr. Federico Cappuzzo has been the Director of Medical Oncology at AUSL della Romagna-Ravenna since April 2016. In November 1992, he graduated, summa cum laude, in Medicine and surgery at the Palermo University and in November 1996, yielded a Degree summa cum laude in Medical Oncology at Milan University, followed by the ESMO (European Society for Medical Oncology) certification in Medical Oncology in 1997. From 1997 to 1999 he was recipient of an ESMO Fellowship on Gene Therapy of Lung Cancer at Institut Gustave Roussy in Villejuif (Paris). Followed by attendance from April 2000 to September 2000 at the thoracic oncology unit at Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston (USA). For six years, from November 2000 to 2006, he was assistant professor a tOspedale Bellaria in Bologna and from November 2006 to January 2010 he was assistant professor in Medical Oncology at Istituto Clinico Humanitas IRCCS in Rozzano (Milano), which was followed in January 2004 to November 2004 as visiting associate professor in Medical Oncology at University of Colorado in Denver (USA). From January 2010 to April 2016 he was the Director of Medical Oncology Department at the Istituto Toscano Tumori-Ospedale Civile in Livorno.

Dr. Cappuzzo is a member of the Italian Association in Medical Oncology (AIOM), European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), American Society Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASCL) and since 2006 as a Member of the editorial board of Lung Cancer. In 2006, 2009 and 2012 he received research grants from the Italian Association for Cancer Research (AIRC) on targeted therapies in lung cancer and is the author of more than 180 papers in peer-review journals, mainly in translational research in lung cancer.