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Mario Acunzo, Ph.D.

Research program member: Developmental Therapeutics

Box 980050
1220 E. Broad St.
Richmond, VA 23298




Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, School of Medicine


MS, University of Naples, Italy (2004)
PhD, University of Naples, Italy (2008)

Research description

My research focuses on: 1) The function of microRNA in lung cancer, 2) The role of RNA post-transcriptional modifications in lung cancer, 3) Design of artificial microRNA for selectively targeting point mutated mRNAs, and 4) The role of circulating non-coding RNA as biomarkers in lung cancer.

Research keywords

Biomarkers,Cell signaling,Epigenetics,Signal transduction,Targeted therapies

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