Associate Professor in Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Department of Pathology, Children's Hospital BostonBiography
Roberto Chiarle received an M.D. degree from the University of Turin, Italy. Then, he earned a Board in Surgical Pathology from the University of Torino. He did his postdoc research training with Giorgio Inghirami and Michele Pagano at the New York University, where he worked on the molecular pathogenesis of B and T cell lymphomas. He was appointed as Assistant Professor in Pathology and as Attending Physician in Pathology in the University of Turin, Italy in 1999, then promoted to Associate Professor in 2006. In Italy, he started his own lab and worked on the ALK oncogene in human lymphoma, to discover new molecular mechanisms of ALK mediated cell transformation and new ALK specific therapies. From 2008 to 2010, he was Visiting Professor in Pathology in Fred W. Alt lab at the Immune Disease Institute/Childrens Hospital, Boston, where he worked on chromosomal translocations and contributed to develop a new high-throughput method to clone translocations genome-wide from primary B cells. In 2012, he was appointed as Associate Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School and started his own lab at the Childrens Hospital Boston. He won numerous grants and awards in Europe, such as the Italian National Premio Sapio Junior Investigator Award, the Italian National prize Carlo Chianello Foundation Research Award, the prestigious ERC Starting Grant from the European Research Council and the research award from the Association for International Cancer Research, UK.