Michele Maio, M.D., Ph.D.S.H.R.O. Board of Directors: DirectorUniversity Hospital of Siena, Siena - Italy
...Michele Maio, MD, PhD, Chairs the Division of Medical Oncology and Immunotherapy at the University Hospital of Siena, Italy, since 2003 and is consultant for cancer bioimmunotherapy at the National Cancer Institute of Aviano, Italy where he has headed the Cancer Bioimmunotherapy Unit from 1987 to 2003.He is Lecturer in Immunology at the University of Udine, Italy and Adjunct Professor, at the College of Science and Biotechnology of Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A. Michele Maio, MD, PhDE-mail: Mmaio@cro.itDr. Maio serves on the Editorial Boards of Seminars in Oncology, Journal of Immunotherapy, Women's Oncology Reviews, The Journal of Translational Medicine, Journal of Experimental and Clinical Cancer Research (Reviews Editor), Supportive and Palliative Cancer Care and he has been an invited lecturer at more than 130 scientific meetings in Italy and abroad.Born in Naples, Italy, Dr. Maio earned his M.D. degree summa cum laude from the University of Naples in 1982.He is Board Certificated in Hematology (University of Rome, Italy) and Oncology (University of Naples, Italy), and has joined as post-doctoral fellow (1983-1987) and as Adjunct Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology (1988-2000) the Department of Microbioolgy and Immunology of New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY.His
clinical research activities focus on the pre-clinical development and clinical application of new strategies of immunologic and biologic therapy of cancer, with major emphasis on solid malignancies.Basic research interests concern the biologic and molecular mechanisms regulating tumor-host interactions.His
research is funded by several national and international granting agencies.Dr. Maio is member of the American Association for Cancer Research, American Association of Clinical Oncology, Italian Cooperative Group for Immunology, Italian Tumor Society, European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer-Melanoma Group, Italian Mesothelioma Group, and of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Sbarro Health Research Organization.
More than 100 peer-reviewed scientific papers have been authored by Dr. Maio
, along with several monographs, books and book chapters.