Raffaele Di Francia
Laboratory of Molecular Hematology, National Cancer Institute
Raffaele Di Francia is employed in the laboratory of molecular hematology the National Institute of Tumours of Naples Italy He gained a Degree in Pharmacy Biology at the University of Naples Federico II. He earned his PhD in Clinical Pathology Clinical Chemistry area at University of Udine, Italy having Tutor Professor Rosaria De Filippi. He has published several papers on molecular diagnostics fields and he served as a reviewer of peer reviewed journals in the area of molecular biology. He is teaching in a course of pharmacodiagnostics for the students of the Degree in Biomedical Technician Sciences. He is a founder member of Italian Association of Pharmacogenomics and Molecular Diagnostics; a Nonprofit organization that promotes the basic knowledge of pharmacogenomics.
The research activity is focused on two main topics: (a) developing of molecular biology methods for detection of new genomic markers; (b) identification of genomic variants in pharmacogenomic fields.