GCI Virtual Summit Thought Leader – Professor Marco Falasca, Curtin University
Marco participated as a thought leader at the GCI Virtual Summit 2020, joining 1000+ registered global leaders in both cannabis and psychedelics.
Check out his bio below:
Professor Marco Falasca graduated in Pharmacy and then in Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the University of Camerino, Italy. His education also includes a Diploma of Specialization in Applied Pharmacology at the University of Bari, and a FORMEZ Research Award (PhD equivalent) at the Consorzio Mario Negri Sud, Italy. He held a postdoctoral researcher position at the New York University Medical Center, Department of Pharmacology; subsequently, Prof Falasca took up a position as Head of the Unit of Physiopathology of Cell Signalling within the Consorzio Mario Negri Sud in 1998.
In 2001 he moved to London where he was appointed as Principal Research Fellow, Senior Lecturer within the Department of Medicine at the University College London. In 2007 he was appointed as Professor of Molecular Pharmacology at the Queen Mary University of London.
Marco Falasca is currently Professor of Metabolism at Curtin University, Australia. He has over 30 years’ experience and a track record in signal transduction in cancer cells. His achievements include highly-cited publications in top journals such as Science, Nature Communications, EMBO J, PNAS, supported by competitive grants and industry sources. He has made seminal and significant contributions on the biological activity and signalling properties of bioactive lipids. Professor Marco Falasca’s research group is currently focusing primarily on the identification of novel therapeutic strategies for pancreatic cancer.
He has published more than 140 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member for several international journals.
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