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Massimo Squatrito

Massimo Squatrito, born in Italy, obtained his PhD in Applied Genetics from the University of Milan, working at the European Institute of Oncology (IEO) in the laboratory of Giulio Draetta.

After a short postdoctoral training in the laboratory of Bruno Amati at IEO, at the end of 2006 he joined the laboratory of Eric Holland, first as postdoctoral fellow and then as a Research Associate, at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York (USA). Since then he has been focusing his research on the role of the role of the DNA damage response in the process of brain tumorigenesis and response to therapy.

At the end of October 2012 Massimo joined the BBVA Foundation – CNIO Cancer Cell Biology Programme as Junior Group Leader and director of the Seve Ballesteros Foundation Brain Tumor group.