Prof Riccardo Dolcetti
Prof. Riccardo Dolcetti is a senior clinician scientist with specialties in Oncology and Clinical Immunology. Since 1989 he has been working at the Centro Riferimento Oncologico - National Cancer Institute, Aviano, Italy as head of the Cancer Bio-Immunotherapy Division. He relocated to the University of Queensland Diamantina Institute in November 2015 as Research Chair in Cancer Medicine. His research activity focuses on three interrelated themes: development and clinical translation of new cancer immunotherapies, development of diagnostic tests to improve monitoring of cancer immunotherapy responses, and exploring the role of pathogens in oncogenesis. He had the privilege to be the President of the Italian Society for Cancer Research in 2012-2013. He published over 220 journal articles in peer reviewed international journals, 20 book chapters and is co-inventor of several patents.