Prof Cristina MECUCCI

Contact Information

Prof Cristina Mecucci
Hematology University of Perugia, Department of Medicine
Address: Hematology-Oncology Research Centre, Floor 1,
Piazzale G. Menghini, 9
06132 Perugia, Italy

Tel:    +39 075 5782207
Fax:   +39 075 5783691

Current research interests

My research interest is dealing with cytopenias and precise diagnosis in adults and children, using integrated DNA technologies. We are recently focusing on germ line lesions predisposing to leukemia.

Clinical Expertise related to EuNet-INNOCHRON

Clinical hematology with special experience on myeloid malignancies 

Laboratory Epertise related to EuNet-INNOCHRON

  • Cytogenetics
  • FISH
  • SNPs
  • NGS
  • Cell cultures

Recent publications related to Eunet-INNOCHRON

  • Fernandez AGL, Crescenzi B, Pierini V, Di Battista V, Barba G, Pellanera F, Di Giacomo D, Roti G, Piazza R, Adelman ER, Figueroa ME, Mecucci C. A distinct epigenetic program underlies the 1;7 translocation in myelodysplastic syndromes. Leukemia. 2019 Oct;33(10):2481-2494. 
  • Niemeyer CM, Mecucci C. Practical considerations for diagnosis and management of patients and carriers. Semin Hematol. 2017 Apr;54(2):69-74. 
  • Bisio V, Zampini M, Tregnago C, Manara E, Salsi V, Di Meglio A, Masetti R, Togni M, Di Giacomo D, Minuzzo S, Leszl A, Zappavigna V, Rondelli R, Mecucci C, Pession A, Locatelli F, Basso G, Pigazzi M. NUP98-fusion transcripts characterize different biological entities within acute myeloid leukemia: a report from the AIEOP-AML group. Leukemia. 2017 Apr;31(4):974-977
  • Negri G, Crescenzi B, Colombo EA, Fontana L, Barba G, Arcioni F, Gervasini C, Mecucci C, Larizza L. Expanding the role of the splicing USB1 gene from Poikiloderma with Neutropenia to acquired myeloid neoplasms Br J Haematol. 2015 Nov;171(4):557-65