Research and Development is the strategic core of VSR’s business and is guided by Prof. Giovanni Mario Pitari. Giovanni boasts an international experience in biomedical research, both pre-clinical and clinical, of the highest level and he is Inventor in various scientific patents as well as Co-Founder of a biotech company based in Philadelphia (PA, USA)....
People and organizational structure
Dr. Claudia Leotta is a Biomedical Researcher with specific expertise in genetics and molecular biology, as wellas a postdoctoral training in cancer biology, novel target screening and translational research. Claudia works at VSR’s Core Laboratory on a number of translational research projects in Oncology.
Dr. Venera Russo is a Biomedical Researcher with specific expertise in in vivo mouse studies studi, immunology and molecular medicine acquired during her PhD at Padua University. Venera’s role at VSR’s Core Laboratory focuses on in vitro drug testing, tumor microenvironment and targeted therapies.
Dr. Giovanni Gambera is a Chemistry Researcher with specific expertise in design and synthesis of biologically active chiral compounds. Giovanni holds a PhD in Organic Chemistry from Loughborough University (U.K.). Giovanni’s role at VSR focuses on discovery and synthesis of innovative small molecules with outstanding therapeutic potential.