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Paolo G. Nuciforo
PAOLO G. NUCIFORO

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PAOLO G. NUCIFORO

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Titulacions acadèmiques

  • 1997 Llicenciatura en Medicina i Cirurgia per la Universitat de Catània (Itàlia). 
  • 2002 Especialista en Patologia per la Universitat de Milà (Itàlia).
  • 2003-2005 Investigador a l’Institut FIRC d’Oncologia Molecular, Milà.
  • 2005-2007 Coordinador de la Unitat de Patologia Molecular a l’Institut FIRC d’Oncologia Molecular, Milà.
  • 2007-2012 Cap de Patologia Molecular a Novartis Oncologia, Basilea (Suïssa).

Àrees de recerca

  • Desenvolupament i validació de nous biomarcadors, recerca translacional, biomarcadors en el desenvolupament de medicaments. 

Premis i beques

  • 2003 Guanyador del premi “Alberto Azzarelli" pel millor treball de recerca sobre la neoplàsia en teixits tous.  
  • 2005 Guanyador de la beca AIRC.

Publicacions científiques més rellevants

  • Nuciforo P, Thyparambil S, Aura C, Garrido-Castro A, Vilaro M, Peg V, Jimenez J, Vicario R, Cecchi F, Hoos W, Burrows J, Hembrough T, Ferreres JC, Perez-Garcia J, Arribas J, Cortes J, Scaltriti M. High HER2 protein levels correlate with increased survival in breast cancer patients treated with anti-HER2 therapy. Mol Oncol. 2016;10(1):138-147.
  • Prat A, Galván P, Jiménez B, Buckingham W, Jeiranian HA, Schaper C, Vidal M, Alvarez M, Díaz S, Ellis C, Nuciforo P, Ferree S, Ribelles N, Adamo B, Ramón y Cajal S, Peg V, Alba E. Prediction of Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Using Core Needle Biopsy Samples with the Prosigna Assay. Clin. Cancer Res. 2016 Feb; 22(3): 560-6
  • Arqués O, Chicote I, Puig I, Tenbaum SP, Argiles G, Dienstmann R, Fernández N, Caratù G, Matito J, Silberschmidt D, Rodón J, Landolfi S, Prat A, Espín E, Charco R, Nuciforo P, Vivancos A, Shao W, Tabernero J, Pálmer HG.  Tankyrase Inhibition Blocks Wnt/β-Catenin Pathway and Reverts Resistance to PI3K and AKT Inhibitors in the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer. Clin. Cancer Res. 2016 Feb; 22(3): 644-56
  • Scaltriti M, Nuciforo P, Bradbury I, Sperinde J, Agbor-Tarh D, Campbell C, Chenna A, Winslow J, Serra V, Parra JL, Prudkin L, Jimenez J, Aura C, Harbeck N, Pusztai L, Ellis C, Eidtmann H, Arribas J, Cortes J, de Azambuja E, Piccart M, Baselga J.  High HER2 expression correlates with response to the combination of lapatinib and trastuzumab. Clin. Cancer Res. 2015 Feb; 21(3): 569-76
  • Prudkin L, Nuciforo P.  Obstacles to precision oncology: confronting current factors affecting the successful introduction of biomarkers to the clinic. Cell Oncol (Dordr) 2015 Feb; 38(1): 39-48
  • García-García C, Rivas MA, Ibrahim YH, Calvo MT, Gris-Oliver A, Rodriguez O, Grueso J, Anton P, Guzman M, Aura C, Nuciforo P, Jessen K, Argiles G, Dienstmann R, Bertotti A, Trusolino L, Matito J, Vivancos A, Chicote I, Pálmer HG, Tabernero J, Scaltriti M, Baselga J, Serra V.  MEK plus PI3K/mTORC1/2 Therapeutic Efficacy Is Impacted by TP53 Mutation in Preclinical Models of Colorectal Cancer. Clin. Cancer Res. 2015 Dec; 21(24): 5499-510
  • Vicario R, Peg V, Morancho B, Zacarias-Fluck M, Zhang J, Martínez-Barriocanal Á, Navarro Jiménez A, Aura C, Burgues O, Lluch A, Cortes J, Nuciforo P, Rubio IT, Marangoni E, Deeds J, Boehm M, Schlegel R, Tabernero J, Mosher R, Arribas J.  Patterns of HER2 Gene Amplification and Response to Anti-HER2 Therapies. PLoS ONE 2015; 10(6): e0129876
  • Salgado R, Denkert C, Campbell C, Savas P, Nuciforo P, Nucifero P, Aura C, de Azambuja E, Eidtmann H, Ellis CE, Baselga J, Piccart-Gebhart MJ, Michiels S, Bradbury I, Sotiriou C, Loi S.  Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocytes and Associations With Pathological Complete Response and Event-Free Survival in HER2-Positive Early-Stage Breast Cancer Treated With Lapatinib and Trastuzumab: A Secondary Analysis of the NeoALTTO Trial. JAMA Oncol 2015 Jul; 1(4): 448-54
  • Herrero A, Pinto A, Colón-Bolea P, Casar B, Jones M, Agudo-Ibáñez L, Vidal R, Tenbaum SP, Nuciforo P, Valdizán EM, Horváth Z, Orfi L, Pineda-Lucena A, Bony E, Keri G, Rivas G, Pazos A, Gozalbes R, Pálmer HG, Hurlstone A, Crespo P.  Small Molecule Inhibition of ERK Dimerization Prevents Tumorigenesis by RAS-ERK Pathway Oncogenes. Cancer Cell 2015 Aug; 28(2): 170-82
  • Nuciforo P, Radosevic-Robin N, Ng T, Scaltriti M.  Quantification of HER family receptors in breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res. 2015; 17: 53Nuciforo P, Thyparambil S, Aura C, Garrido-Castro A, Vilaro M, Peg V, Jimenez J, Vicario R, Cecchi F, Hoos W, Burrows J, Hembrough T, Ferreres JC, Perez-Garcia J, Arribas J, Cortes J, Scaltriti M. High HER2 protein levels correlate with increased survival in breast cancer patients treated with anti-HER2 therapy. Mol Oncol. 2016;10(1):138-147. Epub 2015 Sep 15.
  • Salgado R, Denkert C, Campbell C, Savas P, Nuciforo P, Aura C, de Azambuja E, Eidtmann H, Ellis CE, Baselga J, Piccart-Gebhart MJ, Michiels S, Bradbury I, Sotiriou C, Loi S. Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocytes and Associations With Pathological Complete Response and Event-Free Survival in HER2-Positive Early-Stage Breast Cancer Treated With Lapatinib and Trastuzumab: A Secondary Analysis of the NeoALTTO Trial. JAMA Oncol. 2015;1(4):448-454. Erratum in: JAMA Oncol. 2015;1(8):1172.
  • Nuciforo P, Radosevic-Robin N, Ng T, Scaltriti M. Quantification of HER family receptors in breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res. 2015;17:53.
  • Nuciforo PG, Aura C, Holmes E, Prudkin L, Jimenez J, Martinez P, Ameels H, de la Peña L, Ellis C, Eidtmann H, Piccart-Gebhart MJ, Scaltriti M, Baselga J. Benefit to neoadjuvant anti-human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-targeted therapies in HER2-positive primary breast cancer is independent of phosphatase and tensin homolog deleted from chromosome 10 (PTEN) status. Ann Oncol. 2015;26(7):1494-1500.

Totes les publicacions

  • Prat A, Galván P, Jiménez B, Buckingham W, Jeiranian HA, Schaper C, Vidal M, Alvarez M, Díaz S, Ellis C, Nuciforo P, Ferree S, Ribelles N, Adamo B, Ramón y Cajal S, Peg V, Alba E. Prediction of Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Using Core Needle Biopsy Samples with the Prosigna Assay. Clin. Cancer Res. 2016 Feb; 22(3): 560-6
  • Arqués O, Chicote I, Puig I, Tenbaum SP, Argiles G, Dienstmann R, Fernández N, Caratù G, Matito J, Silberschmidt D, Rodón J, Landolfi S, Prat A, Espín E, Charco R, Nuciforo P, Vivancos A, Shao W, Tabernero J, Pálmer HG.  Tankyrase Inhibition Blocks Wnt/β-Catenin Pathway and Reverts Resistance to PI3K and AKT Inhibitors in the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer. Clin. Cancer Res. 2016 Feb; 22(3): 644-56
  • Scaltriti M, Nuciforo P, Bradbury I, Sperinde J, Agbor-Tarh D, Campbell C, Chenna A, Winslow J, Serra V, Parra JL, Prudkin L, Jimenez J, Aura C, Harbeck N, Pusztai L, Ellis C, Eidtmann H, Arribas J, Cortes J, de Azambuja E, Piccart M, Baselga J.  High HER2 expression correlates with response to the combination of lapatinib and trastuzumab. Clin. Cancer Res. 2015 Feb; 21(3): 569-76
  • Prudkin L, Nuciforo P.  Obstacles to precision oncology: confronting current factors affecting the successful introduction of biomarkers to the clinic. Cell Oncol (Dordr) 2015 Feb; 38(1): 39-48
  • García-García C, Rivas MA, Ibrahim YH, Calvo MT, Gris-Oliver A, Rodriguez O, Grueso J, Anton P, Guzman M, Aura C, Nuciforo P, Jessen K, Argiles G, Dienstmann R, Bertotti A, Trusolino L, Matito J, Vivancos A, Chicote I, Pálmer HG, Tabernero J, Scaltriti M, Baselga J, Serra V.  MEK plus PI3K/mTORC1/2 Therapeutic Efficacy Is Impacted by TP53 Mutation in Preclinical Models of Colorectal Cancer. Clin. Cancer Res. 2015 Dec; 21(24): 5499-510
  • Vicario R, Peg V, Morancho B, Zacarias-Fluck M, Zhang J, Martínez-Barriocanal Á, Navarro Jiménez A, Aura C, Burgues O, Lluch A, Cortes J, Nuciforo P, Rubio IT, Marangoni E, Deeds J, Boehm M, Schlegel R, Tabernero J, Mosher R, Arribas J.  Patterns of HER2 Gene Amplification and Response to Anti-HER2 Therapies. PLoS ONE 2015; 10(6): e0129876
  • Salgado R, Denkert C, Campbell C, Savas P, Nuciforo P, Nucifero P, Aura C, de Azambuja E, Eidtmann H, Ellis CE, Baselga J, Piccart-Gebhart MJ, Michiels S, Bradbury I, Sotiriou C, Loi S.  Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocytes and Associations With Pathological Complete Response and Event-Free Survival in HER2-Positive Early-Stage Breast Cancer Treated With Lapatinib and Trastuzumab: A Secondary Analysis of the NeoALTTO Trial. JAMA Oncol 2015 Jul; 1(4): 448-54
  • Herrero A, Pinto A, Colón-Bolea P, Casar B, Jones M, Agudo-Ibáñez L, Vidal R, Tenbaum SP, Nuciforo P, Valdizán EM, Horváth Z, Orfi L, Pineda-Lucena A, Bony E, Keri G, Rivas G, Pazos A, Gozalbes R, Pálmer HG, Hurlstone A, Crespo P.  Small Molecule Inhibition of ERK Dimerization Prevents Tumorigenesis by RAS-ERK Pathway Oncogenes. Cancer Cell 2015 Aug; 28(2): 170-82
  • Nuciforo P, Radosevic-Robin N, Ng T, Scaltriti M.  Quantification of HER family receptors in breast cancer. Breast Cancer Res. 2015; 17: 53
  • Prat A, Adamo B, Fan C, Peg V, Vidal M, Galván P, Vivancos A, Nuciforo P, Pálmer HG, Dawood S, Rodón J, Cajal SR, Campo JM, Felip E, Tabernero J, Cortes J.  ERRATUM: Genomic Analyses across Six Cancer Types Identify Basal-like Breast Cancer as a Unique Molecular Entity. Sci Rep 2015; 5: 8179
  • Majewski IJ, Nuciforo P, Mittempergher L, Bosma AJ, Eidtmann H, Holmes E, Sotiriou C, Fumagalli D, Jimenez J, Aura C, Prudkin L, Díaz-Delgado MC, de La Peña L, Loi S, Ellis C, Schultz N, de Azambuja E, Harbeck N, Piccart-Gebhart M, Bernards R, Baselga J.  PIK3CA mutations are associated with decreased benefit to neoadjuvant human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-targeted therapies in breast cancer. J. Clin. Oncol. 2015 Apr; 33(12): 1334-9
  • De Mattos-Arruda L, Bidard FC, Won HH, Cortes J, Ng CK, Peg V, Nuciforo P, Jungbluth AA, Weigelt B, Berger MF, Seoane J, Reis-Filho JS.  Establishing the origin of metastatic deposits in the setting of multiple primary malignancies: the role of massively parallel sequencing. Mol Oncol 2014 Feb; 8(1): 150-8
  • Dienstmann R, Rodón J, Prat A, Pérez-García J, Adamo B, Felip E, Cortes J, Iafrate AJ, Nuciforo P, Tabernero J.  Genomic aberrations in the FGFR pathway: opportunities for targeted therapies in solid tumors. Ann. Oncol. 2014 Mar; 25(3): 552-63
  • Parra-Palau JL, Morancho B, Peg V, Escorihuela M, Scaltriti M, Vicario R, Zacarias-Fluck M, Pedersen K, Pandiella A, Nuciforo P, Serra V, Cortes J, Baselga J, Perou CM, Prat A, Rubio IT, Arribas J.  Effect of p95HER2/611CTF on the response to trastuzumab and chemotherapy. J. Natl. Cancer Inst. 2014 Nov; 106(11)
  • De Mattos-Arruda L, Weigelt B, Cortes J, Won HH, Ng CK, Nuciforo P, Bidard FC, Aura C, Saura C, Peg V, Piscuoglio S, Oliveira M, Smolders Y, Patel P, Norton L, Tabernero J, Berger MF, Seoane J, Reis-Filho JS.  Capturing intra-tumor genetic heterogeneity by de novo mutation profiling of circulating cell-free tumor DNA: a proof-of-principle. Ann. Oncol. 2014 Sep; 25(9): 1729-35
  • Prat A, Adamo B, Fan C, Peg V, Vidal M, Galván P, Vivancos A, Nuciforo P, Pálmer HG, Dawood S, Rodón J, Cajal SR, Ramón y Cajal S, del Campo JM, Ramony Cajal S, Felip E, Tabernero J, Cortes J.  Genomic analyses across six cancer types identify basal-like breast cancer as a unique molecular entity. Sci Rep 2013; 3: 3544
  • Belloni B, Lambertini C, Nuciforo P, Phillips J, Bruening E, Wong S, Dummer R.  Will PAXgene substitute formalin? A morphological and molecular comparative study using a new fixative system. J. Clin. Pathol. 2013 Feb; 66(2): 124-35
  • Serra V, Vivancos A, Puente XS, Felip E, Silberschmidt D, Caratù G, Parra JL, De Mattos-Arruda L, Grueso J, Hernandez-Losa J, Arribas J, Prudkin L, Nuciforo P, Scaltriti M, Seoane J, Baselga J.  Clinical response to a lapatinib-based therapy for a Li-Fraumeni syndrome patient with a novel HER2V659E mutation. Cancer Discov 2013 Nov; 3(11): 1238-44
  • Lambertini C, Barzaghi-Rinaudo P, D'Amato L, Schulz S, Nuciforo P, Schmid HA.  Evaluation of somatostatin receptor subtype expression in human neuroendocrine tumors using two sets of new monoclonal antibodies. Regul. Pept. 2013 Nov; 187: 35-41
  • Lucá R, Averna M, Zalfa F, Vecchi M, Bianchi F, La Fata G, Del Nonno F, Nardacci R, Bianchi M, Nuciforo P, Munck S, Parrella P, Moura R, Signori E, Alston R, Kuchnio A, Farace MG, Fazio VM, Piacentini M, De Strooper B, Achsel T, Neri G, Neven P, Evans DG, Carmeliet P, Mazzone M, Bagni C.  The fragile X protein binds mRNAs involved in cancer progression and modulates metastasis formation. EMBO Mol Med 2013 Oct; 5(10): 1523-36
  • Schmid HA, Lambertini C, van Vugt HH, Barzaghi-Rinaudo P, Schäfer J, Hillenbrand R, Sailer AW, Kaufmann M, Nuciforo P.  Monoclonal antibodies against the human somatostatin receptor subtypes 1-5: development and immunohistochemical application in neuroendocrine tumors. Neuroendocrinology 2012; 95(3): 232-47
  • Zipser MC, Eichhoff OM, Widmer DS, Schlegel NC, Schoenewolf NL, Stuart D, Liu W, Gardner H, Smith PD, Nuciforo P, Dummer R, Hoek KS.  A proliferative melanoma cell phenotype is responsive to RAF/MEK inhibition independent of BRAF mutation status.Pigment Cell Melanoma Res 2011 Apr; 24(2): 326-33
  • Luise C, Capra M, Donzelli M, Mazzarol G, Jodice MG, Nuciforo P, Viale G, Di Fiore PP, Confalonieri S.  An atlas of altered expression of deubiquitinating enzymes in human cancer. PLoS ONE 2011; 6(1): e15891
  • Rustighi A, Tiberi L, Soldano A, Napoli M, Nuciforo P, Rosato A, Kaplan F, Capobianco A, Pece S, Di Fiore PP, Del Sal G.  The prolyl-isomerase Pin1 is a Notch1 target that enhances Notch1 activation in cancer. Nat. Cell Biol. 2009 Feb; 11(2): 133-42
  • Raynaud CM, Jang SJ, Nuciforo P, Lantuejoul S, Brambilla E, Mounier N, Olaussen KA, André F, Morat L, Sabatier L, Soria JC.  Telomere shortening is correlated with the DNA damage response and telomeric protein down-regulation in colorectal preneoplastic lesions. Ann. Oncol. 2008 Nov; 19(11): 1875-81
  • Colaluca IN, Tosoni D, Nuciforo P, Senic-Matuglia F, Galimberti V, Viale G, Pece S, Di Fiore PP.  NUMB controls p53 tumour suppressor activity. Nature 2008 Jan; 451(7174): 76-80
  • Vecchi M, Confalonieri S, Nuciforo P, Viganò MA, Capra M, Bianchi M, Nicosia D, Bianchi F, Galimberti V, Viale G, Palermo G, Riccardi A, Campanini R, Daidone MG, Pierotti MA, Pece S, Di Fiore PP.  Breast cancer metastases are molecularly distinct from their primary tumors. Oncogene 2008 Apr; 27(15): 2148-58
  • Bianchi F, Nuciforo P, Vecchi M, Bernard L, Tizzoni L, Marchetti A, Buttitta F, Felicioni L, Nicassio F, Di Fiore PP.  Survival prediction of stage I lung adenocarcinomas by expression of 10 genes. J. Clin. Invest. 2007 Nov; 117(11): 3436-44
  • Vecchi M, Nuciforo P, Romagnoli S, Confalonieri S, Pellegrini C, Serio G, Quarto M, Capra M, Roviaro GC, Contessini Avesani E, Corsi C, Coggi G, Di Fiore PP, Bosari S.  Gene expression analysis of early and advanced gastric cancers. Oncogene 2007 Jun; 26(29): 4284-94