Prof. Falasca graduated in Pharmacy and then in Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the University of Camerino, Italy. His education further includes a “Diploma of Specialization” in Applied Pharmacology at the University of Bari and a FORMEZ Research Award (PhD equivalent) at the Consorzio Mario Negri Sud, Italy. After three years at the New York University Medical Center, Department of Pharmacology (Head Prof Joseph Schlessinger), Prof Falasca took up a position as Head of the Unit of Physiopathology of Cell Signalling within the Consorzio Mario Negri Sud in 1998. In 2001 he moved to London where he was appointed as Principal Research Fellow, Senior Lecturer within the Department of Medicine at the University College London. In 2007 he was appointed as Professor of Molecular Pharmacology at the Queen Mary University of London. He is currently Professor of Metabolism at Curtin University, Australia. He has published more than 100 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member for several international journals.
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Marco is an internationally-recognised researcher of over 30 years, having earned his stripes in renowned institutions such as New York University, University College London, Queen Mary University of London. Now at CHIRI, Marco continues to add to a long list of significant contributions he’s made to the international research community, which include pioneering discoveries in metabolic diseases such as diabetes, and cancer. View all posts by falasca research group