Dr Davide Rossi is Deputy Head of the Division of Hematology of the Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland IOSI and Head of the Laboratory of Experimental Hematology at the Institute of Oncology Research IOR in Bellinzona, Switzerland. Dr Rossi obtained a Medical Degree magna cum laude from the Amedeo Avogadro University of Eastern Piedmont, Vercelli, Italy, in 2000, he then trained in Internal Medicine (board certification in 2005) and obtained a PhD in Clinical and Experimental Medicine in 2009. From 2008 to 2015 Dr Rossi worked as Assistant Professor of Haematology at the Amedeo Avogadro University of Eastern Piedmont and coordinated an independent clinical and research unit dedicated to lymphoproliferative disorders. In 2011 Dr Rossi was awarded the Young Investigator Prize for the research in the field of lymphomas and leukaemias by the Italian National Academy of Sciences and in 2018 the European Research Council awarded him the prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant to support his research “Harnessing clonal evolution in chronic lymphocytic leukemia”. Dr Rossi has established himself as a leader in his field, as documented by a number of honors including: chairing sessions at the Congress of the European Hematology Association (EHA) and at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology (ASH); providing educational contributions at the EHA, ASH and ICML meetings; serving as reviewer for many leading journals and scientific institutions.
Furthermore, Dr Rossi is author of 267 peer reviewed publications. His research field is the molecular pathogenesis and diagnosis of B-cell tumours and translation of biological information into markers for disease diagnosis and prognostication.