San Raffaele Telethon Institute for Gene Therapy

Fabio Ciceri


Location: Sector Q, Floor 8, Room 11b

Head, Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit
Full professor, Università Vita Salute San Raffaele

Fabio Ciceri is the  head of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit. Since 2018, Ciceri is also full professor of Hematology at the Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, where he directs the school of specialization in Hematology. He is also the current president of GITMO, Italian Bone Marrow Transplant Group.

His research activity has allowed the transplantation from partially compatible haploidentical donor as a therapeutic option in high risk oncohaematological diseases. Since 1996, Professor Ciceri has been the Principal Investigator in the clinical development of advanced cell therapy, gene therapy and regenerative medicine programs in both oncological and non-oncological diseases. Among these, he has contributed to the development of the first advanced cell therapy for blood cancer, with the use of the suicide gene HSV-TK for the control of donor lymphocytes, and the development of gene therapies for the treatment of primitive immunodeficiencies, metabolic diseases and beta-thalassemia.

Professor Fabio Ciceri is member of several organizations, such as the Italian Society of Hematology (SIE), the Italian Bone Marrow Transplantation Group (GITMO), of which he is the current president, the Lombard Hematological Network (REL), the Italian Group of Adult Hematological Diseases (GIMEMA),  the European Blood and Marrow Transplantation Group (EBMTG), the European Hematology Association (EHA), the International Network of Cancer Trial Research (INCTR), the International Cardio Oncology Society (ICOS) and the European Technology Platform for Nanomedicine (ETPN).