Mario Acunzo, Ph.D.
Research program member: Developmental Therapeutics
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)
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.
Biomarkers,Cell signaling,Epigenetics,Signal transduction,Targeted therapies