Active funded projects

  • 2024: Funding from the Italian Society of Biochemistry (SIB) to Mattia Domenichini with a project entitled “Evolution of focal adhesions driven by ECM remodeling mechanically transduces tumoral angiogenic signals” to visit the laboratory of Prof. Holger Gherardt at the Max-Delbrück-Centrum für Molekulare Medizin (MDC) (Berlin).
  • 2024-2027: Pre-Doc AIRC Fellowship for Italy to Anna Gogna. Title: “Targeting VEGFR2 pathway through the modulation of GLS2 in melanoma cells”.
  • 2023-2026: Cariplo Foundation “Young Investigator Grant” to Elisabetta Grillo. Title: Role of the adipokine Gremlin-1 in the adipocyte-myofibroblast transition in obesity”. Read more
  • 2022-2026: AIRC Foundation “Investigator Grant” to Stefania Mitola. Title: “Targeting “inactivating” hotspot mutations of the kinase domain of tyrosine kinase receptors to fight tumor progression”. Read more 
  • 2022-2024: AIRC Foundation Three-year Fellowship to Michela Corsini. Title: “Mechanical role of ECM in modulation of tumor angiogenesis in Melanoma”. Read more
  • 2022-2024: REACT-EU-PhD programme to Stefania Mitola. PhD Student: Francesco D’Agostino. Title: “Prevention and treatment of obesity to fight climate change”.

Ended projects

  • 2019-2023: H2020-MSCA-ITN-2018 (ETN) to Stefania Mitola (Co-PI); PI of UNIBS unit, Prof. Marina Pizzi. Title: ENTRAIN, ENdoThelial macRophage Alliance In Neuroinflammation. Read more
  • 2022: Umberto Veronesi Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowship to Elisabetta Grillo. Title: “VEGFR2 in the metastatic dissemination of high-grade serous ovarian cancer”. Read more
  • 2021: Umberto Umberto Veronesi Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowship to Elisabetta Grillo “VEGFR2 as an actionable therapeutic target in high-grade serious ovarian cancer dissemination”.
  • 2020: Umberto Umberto Veronesi Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowship to Elisabetta Grillo “VEGFR2 as an actionable therapeutic target in high-grade serous ovarian cancer (HGSOC) dissemination”. 
  • 2019: Umberto Veronesi Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowship to Chiara Romani “Characterization of the invasive phenotype of the newly identified claudin-low subtype of high-grade serous ovarian carcinoma”. Read more
  • 2018: Umberto Veronesi Foundation Post-doctoral Fellowship to Chiara Romani “Identification of a gene signature predictive of claudin-low subtype of high-grade serous ovarian cancer”.
  • 2018: AIRC Foundation Three-year Fellowship to Margherita di Somma. Title: “Impact of VEGFR2 R1032Q mutation in melanoma progression and pharmacological response”.
  • 2016-2018: AIRC Foundation Investigator Grant to Stefania Mitola. Title: “Identification and characterization of oncogenetic VEGFR2 low frequency mutations in melanoma”.
  • 2016-2018: HEALTH & WEALTH grant by University of Brescia to Stefania Mitola. Title: “Sostituzione in applicazioni di resistenza al fuoco di additivi ambientalmente onerosi con un nuovo materiale inerte altamente sostenibile” (SINFONIA).
  • 2015-2019: H2020-MSCA-RISE-2014 to Stefania Mitola. Title: “SCAFFY: Bio-scaffold engineered device for brown adipose tissue regeneration”. Read more here ;
  • 2010-2012: AIRC Foundation “My First AIRC Grant” to Stefania Mitola. Title: “Drm: a new tumor-angiogenic promoter”.