Chiara Cugno, MD

Director - Advanced Cell Therapy Core Attending Physician

Email: ccugno (@)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS(equal contribution, *corresponding):

  • Guerrouahen BS, Sidahmed H, Al Sulaiti A, Al Khulaifi M, Cugno C. Enhancing Mesenchymal Stromal Cells Immunomodulation for Treating Conditions Influenced by the Immune System. Stem Cells Int (2019) 7219297.
  • Deola S, Guerrouahen BS, Sidahmed H, Al-Mohannadi A, Elnaggar M, Elsadig R, Abdelalim EM, Petrovski G, Gadina M, Thrasher A, Wels W, Hunger SP, Wang E, Marincola FM, ATH Consortium, Maccalli C, Cugno C*. Tailoring cells for clinical needs. Meeting report from the Advanced Therapy in Health Care Symposium (October 28-29 2017, Doha, Qatar). J Transl Med (2018) 16(1):276.
  • Fadda A, Butt F, Tomei S, Deola S, Lo B, Robay A, Al-Shakaki A, Al-Hajri N, Crystal R, Kambouris M, Wang E, Marincola FM, Fakhro KA, Cugno C*. Two hits in one: Whole Genome Sequencing unveils LIG4 syndrome and Urofacial syndrome in a case report of a child with complex phenotype. BMC Med Genet (2016) 17(1):84.
  • Deola S, Cugno C, Comoli P, Guido I, Rubert L, Zecca M, Zanolini D, Follenzi A, Langes M, Negri G, Tauber M, Pusceddu I, Cavattoni I, Svaldi M, Wang E, Rutella S, and Marincola FM. Evidence for CD19B-CD8T Cell Interactions in Blood and Tissues from Patients with Graft-Versus-Host Disease. Bone Marrow Transplant (2016), 52(3):459-462.
  • Bresters D, Lawitschka A, Cugno C, Pötschger U, Dalissier A, Michel G, Vettenranta K, Sundin M, Al-Seraihy A, Faraci M, Sedlacek P, Versluys AB, Jenkins A, Lutz P, Gibson B, Leiper A, Diaz MA, Shaw PJ, Skinner R, O’Brien TA, Salooja N, Bader P and Peters C. Incidence and severity of crucial late effects after allogeneic HSCT for malignancy under the age of three years: TBI is what really matters. Bone Marrow Transplant (2016) 51(11):1482-1489.
  • Rahman A, Boughorbel S, Presnell S, Quinn C, Cugno C, Chaussabel D, Marr N. A curated transcriptome dataset collection to investigate the functional programming of human hematopoietic cells in early life. F1000Research (2016), 5:414.
  • Svahn J, Bagnasco F, Cappelli E, Onofrillo D, Caruso S, Corsolini F, De Rocco D, Savoia A, Longoni D, Pillon M, Marra N, Ramenghi U, Farruggia P, Locasciulli A, Addari C, Cerri C, Mastrodicasa E, Casazza G, Verzegnassi F, Riccardi F, Haupt R, Barone A, Cesaro S, Cugno C, Dufour C. Somatic, haematologic phenotype, long-term outcome and effect of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. An analysis of 97 Fanconi Anemia patients from the Italian national database on behalf of the Marrow Failure Study Group of the AIEOP (Italian Association of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology). Am J Hematol (2016) 91(7):666-71.
  • Cugno C, Deola S, Filippini P, Stroncek DF, Rutella S, Granulocyte transfusions in children and adults with hematological malignancies: Benefits and controversies. J Transl Med (2015) 13(1):362.
  • Mercuri A, Cannata E, Perbellini O, Cugno C, Balter R, Zaccaron A, Tridello G, Pizzolo G, Bortoli MD, Krampera M, Cipolli M, Cesaro S. Immunophenotypic Analysis of Hematopoiesis in Patients suffering from Shwachman-Bodian-Diamond Syndrome. Eur J Haematol (2015) 95(4):308-15.
  • Barone A, Lucarelli A, Onofrillo D, Verzegnassi F, Bonanomi S, Cesaro S, Fioredda F, Iori AP, Ladogana S, Locasciulli A, Longoni D, Lanciotti M, Macaluso A, Mandaglio R, Marra N, Martire B, Maruzzi M, Menna G, Notarangelo LD, Palazzi G, Pillon M, Ramenghi U, Russo G, Svahn J, Timeus F, Tucci F, Cugno C, Zecca M, Farruggia P, Dufour C, Saracco P. Diagnosis and management of acquired aplastic anemia in childhood. Guidelines from the Marrow Failure Study Group of the Pediatric Haemato-Oncology Italian Association (AIEOP). Blood Cells Mol Dis (2015) 55(1):40-7.