Maria Lina Tornesello

Cancer Research, Virology, Molecular Biology

Associate Member


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  • May 1992
    National Cancer Institute "Fond Pascale "
  • Jul 1991
    Italian Association on Cancer Research (A.I.R.C.) For abroad
  • Jul 1990
    National Cancer Institute "Fond. G. Pascale"


I have been involved in human papillomavirus (HPV) – related tumorigenesis since 1990, with particular interest in the study of viral genetic heterogeneity in male genital cancers and characterization of HPV genotypes and variants in cervical neoplasia in several populations including also immunocompromised individuals.
My research activity has been extended to the study of host susceptibility and accumulation of genetic alterations in the carcinogenesis of virus-driven tumors.

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