Department of Public Health – University of Naples Federico II
University of Milan
Dr. Criscitiello is Assitant Professor at the University of Milan and medical oncologist appointed with High Specialty in Immunotherapy at the Division of Experimental Therapeutics, European Institute of Oncology – Milano, Italy.
She is a clinician and researcher committed on early drug development for patients with solid tumors, with a special interest in breast cancer. She is the global principal investigator of the international and multicentric ALPHABET study: A Randomized phase III trial of trastuzumab + ALPelisib +/- endocrine therapy versus trastuzumab + Chemotherapy in PIK3CA mutated HER2+ Advanced BrEasT cancer patients previously treated.
She is member of the ESMO Breast Cancer Faculty since 2017, Deputy Chair of the ESMO Leadership Generation Task Force since 2020, Member of the ESMO Press & Media Affairs Committee since 2018, and AIOM Breast Cancer Guidelines Panel Member since 2018. She serves as Associate Editor of the Frontiers in Oncology and ESMO Open – Cancer Horizons.
She serves as reviewer for several scientific journals, including Lancet Oncology, Annals of Oncology, European Journal of Cancer, Journal of Translational Medicine, The Breast, The Oncologist, NPJ. She has authored 130 peer-reviewed publications, with H-index = 34. She is speaker at numerous national and international meetings.
U.O.C. Oncology, University of Verona, University Hospital Trust of Verona, Italy
Dr. Pilotto is a medical oncologist, Assistant Professor at the University of Verona. She completed her graduate studies and residency in medical oncology with full marks and honors at the University Hospital Trust of Verona (Italy) and she trained in the Translational Research Unit at the Pangaea Biotech laboratory, Quiron-Dexeus University Hospital, Barcelona (Spain) thanks to a fellowship award of the International Association for Lung Cancer (IASLC) in 2015. In 2019, she completed her PhD in Inflammation, Immunity and Cancer at the University of Verona (Italy).
Dr. Pilotto is member of the Young investigators Lung Cancer Group of EORTC, of the Lung cancer Guidelines Experts Panel of Italian Association of Medical Oncology (AIOM) and member of the ESMO Press & Media Affairs Committee and of the ESMO leadership program 2019. She has authored 138 peer-reviewed publications, with H-index = 25. She is speaker at numerous national and international meetings.
Main Research/Clinical Interest Areas: clinical and translational research in lung cancer; prognostic and predictive models; methodology of clinical trials; comprehensive approach to cancer patient (i.e., nutrition, physical activity).