ISLB 2023


Umberto Malapelle

Umberto Malapelle: Italy
Categories: ISLB Executive Committee
Currently is the Chair of Predictive Molecular Pathology Laboratory, Department of Public Health of University Federico II of Naples.
His main research interest is in the field of genomic biomarkers validation and testing for predictive information in the field of lung cancer, metastatic colorectal cancer, melanoma and gastrointestinal stromal tumor. Moreover, he has developed skills in tailoring Next Generation Assays for several different applications with a special focus on the simultaneously detection of clinically relevant alterations (i.e., EGFR mutations, ALK translocation, PD–L1 expression) in the routine setting including handling of different sample types, such as tissues and/or liquid biopsy specimens. He serves as Scientific Secretary of International Society of Liquid Biopsy (ISLB) and Editor in Chief of The Journal of Liquid Biopsy, the official Journal of ISLB.