Alessandra Tedeschi, MD, is the Medical Director of the Hematology Department of the Niguarda Cancer Center, Milan, Italy.
Dr Tedeschi studied medicine and surgery at the University of Bologna and completed her Hematology specialty at the University of Ancona. From 1996 to 1999, she carried out research at the Hematology Department of the Niguarda Cancer Center and undertook an internship in the Leukemia Department of the MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.
With a specific interest in the treatment of chronic lymphoproliferative disorders, in particular chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), she is responsible, as principal investigator, for numerous clinical trials.
She actively takes part in national and international conferences as a speaker and has several collaborative research projects with Italian, European and US centers.