Michelino De Laurentiis took his Medical Degree in 1989 at the University ‘Federico II’ in Naples, Italy and he was awarded a clinical fellowship in medical oncology at the same University. Between 1992 and 1994 he worked as research fellow at the Division of Medical Oncology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, USA, focusing on the development of prognostic models for breast cancer. Between 2002 and 2010 he held the position of Assistant Professor of Medical Oncology in the Department of Endocrinology and Molecular and Clinical Oncology, University ‘Federico II’ – Naples – ITALY.
In 2010 he moved to the National Cancer Institute ‘Fondazione Pascale’, where he took the Direction of Breast Oncology. In 2015 he was appointed as Affiliate Professor at the Temple University of Philadelphia, PA, USA.
He currently heads the Department of Breast and Thoracic Oncology at the National Cancer Institute “Fondazione Pascale” in Naples, Italy.
His main research interests are breast cancer treatment and prognostic and predictive factors.