Daniela Sia, PhD
- ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, Liver Diseases
Research Topics:Cancer, Genomics, Liver
Daniela Sia is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Liver Diseases, Department of Medicine, at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS). Her current research focuses on generating a deep knowledge of the molecular mechanisms driving biliary tract cancers with the ultimate goal of identifying novel therapeutic targets.
Daniela was born in Catanzaro (Italy). She received her Ph.D. from the University of the Studies of Milan in December 2008. She then joined Prof. Josep M Llovet´s lab for her postdoctoral studies, first at the Hospital Clinic (Barcelona, Spain), and then at ISMMS (NY, USA). She was promoted to Assistant Professor (Research track) in October 2015 and to the investigator track in October 2019. During her years of training, she has acquired considerable genomic experience in the analysis of large human datasets and extensive molecular knowledge of the most common primary liver cancers.
Please visit her lab at http://labs.icahn.mssm.edu/sialab/
Bachelors Degree, University of Milan
Master Degree, University of Milan
PhD, University of Milan
Andrea Marie Fuquay Memorial Research Fellowship. Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation
T32 Training Program in Investigative Gastroenterology 5T32DK007792
AASLD Professor Margit Hamosh Memorial Award
ILCA Junior Investigator Award for the best basic-translational oral presentation
Best oral presentation award at the XXXVI Congreso de la Asociación Española para el Estudio del Hígado (AEEH).