There are also two young Italian women researchers among the honorees at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (Asco) currently underway in Chicago. It is Carlotta Antoniotti and Emanuela Palmerini, two oncologists under 30 who are among the awarded the Conquer Cancer Foundation Merit Award Recipients 2016. Antoniotti, 29 years-old Tuscan Podenzana (Massa Carrara), deals with colorectal cancers at the Oncology of the University Hospital of Pisa. Palmerini, 30 years old from Urbino, is a specialist in oncological forms of the musculoskeletal system and she is coordinating a Phase 3 study on synovitis pigmentosa, Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute of Bologna.
The Merit Award is one of the most prestigious international oncology prizes and awards (among others) the best young oncologists. Financially supported by the largest companies of the drug (by Takeda to Novartis by Jannsen in Celgene, by Astra Zeneca to Lilly) as well as by a number of scientific foundations, this award is traditionally a launching platform for researchers of special preparation and insight, towards the international research.
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