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Mario Acunzo, Ph.D.

Research program member: Developmental Therapeutics

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

804-828-7143

Email: mario.acunzo@vcuhealth.org

Affiliations

Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, School of Medicine

Education

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

Published research

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