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Lydia Scarfò

Academic History

Lydia Scarfò, MD, is a Physician Scientist at the B-cell neoplasia Unit and an Assistant Professor at Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milano, Italy.

Dr Scarfò received a degree in medicine and surgery from the University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy, in 2006. She specialized in hematology in 2012 and later, in 2017, further specialized in internal medicine. She moved to the San Raffaele Scientific Institute in 2012, where she is currently involved in preclinical and clinical trials.

Speaking on clinical trials related to CLL and B-cell lymphoproliferative disorders

Dr Scarfò currently oversees more than 20 clinical trials related to chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) as a co-investigator and is the principal investigator of a Phase III trial for follicular lymphoma first-line treatment.