Vito Quaranta, M.D.
- Professor of Biochemistry
- Professor of Pharmacology
Dr. Vito Quaranta is a Professor of Cancer Biology, Director of the Integrative Cancer Biology Center and Co-Director of the Center for Matrix Biology at Vanderbilt University Medical School, Nashville, TN. His fields of interest are oncology and matrix biology. His favorite research topic is cancer invasion and metastasis. He authored several chapters in medical books and over a hundred scientific articles in these fields. He has been an invited lecturer for numerous organizations, including the American Association for Cancer Research, Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research, American Red Cross, National Cancer Institute, Metastasis Research Society. For over 15 years he served as advisor to the National Cancer Institute and the National Institutes of Health. He is associate editor of several scientific journals and regularly reviews for prestigious professional journals. Dr. Quaranta currently focuses on systems biology of cancer invasion. He directs the Vanderbilt Integrative Cancer Biology Center, funded by the National Cancer Institute, where he implements cutting-edge interdisciplinary efforts melding mathematics, engineering, computation and biology, in order to solve the problem of cancer invasion and metastasis. Dr. Quaranta can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- M.D., University of Bari, Bari, Italy (1974)