Monica Bocchia 

Monica Bocchia was born in 1963 in Parma and graduated in Medicine in 1988 at the University of Parma. She obtained a specialty in Clinical and Experimental Hematology in 1991 at the University of Bologna. From September 1992 to May 1996 she was a Research Fellow and Research Associate at the Hematopoietic Cancer Immunochemistry Lab. At Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York (USA). She is currently Associate Professor of Hematology at the University of Siena and from 2012 she is Interim Director of the Hematology at the University Hospital of Siena. She received national and international funded peer-reviewed research projects: MIUR, PAR, AIRC, etc. Research activities of Prof. Monica Bocchia are substantiated by more than 80 original publications on international journals with a total IF of more than 300.