Antonella Brunello


Biographical Info
I am full time consultant at the Division of Medical Oncology 1 at the Istituto Oncologico Veneto in Padova. I specialized in Medical Oncology in 2008, and gained a Ph.D in Oncology and Oncological Surgery at the University of Padova in 2017. I was an International Visiting Scholar at the Moffit Cancer Center – Senior Adult Oncology Program in the years 2006-2007. Over my career, I have been committed to medical treatment and clinical research of solid tumors, with particular interest in cancer in older patients, breast cancer and sarcoma. I am currently involved as either principal investigator or co-investigator in clinical and translational research projects in oncogeriatric trials. I authored more than 70 papers in peer-reviewed journals, most of them about breast cancer, sarcoma and cancer in the elderly. I am serving as panelist of the talian Association of Medical Oncology (AIOM) guidlines on treatment of older adults. I am a current member of national and international scientific societies, among which AIOM, ESMO, ASCO, SIOG. I am the chair of the Veneto Regional Section of AIOM, and board member of the Italian Group for Geriatric Oncology (GioGer). I have been a faculty member for the Treviso SIOG Advanced Course in Geriatric Oncology since its first edition in 2014.