Luciano Mutti

Professor Luciano Mutti

Chair Cancer Research

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Office Times

Thursday 2:00pm - 4:00pm


I gained my medical degree in 1982 from Genoa University, Italy. I attended the programs of CCT in Respiratory Medicine at University of Genoa and PhD in Oncology at University of Turin, Italy.  I have been Chief of the Department of General Medicine and Director of the Lab of Clinical Oncology in Vercelli Hospital, Italy.  

I am Chairman of the Italian Group for the study of Mesothelioma (G.I.Me), Italian Director of the IMIG Board (International Mesothelioma Interest Group), member of the Board of Directors of International Mesothelioma Interest Group, member the IASLC Task force for Mesothelioma and of the advisory board of MARF (Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation) in Washington and  past Director of the scientific committee of the Buzzi Foundation for the research on Mesothelioma. I am a member of the International Board and on the Editorial Board of several scientific Journals. I have published over 100 papers on preclinical and clinical studies on Mesothelioma and with my group have been developing novel approaches to the treatment of this tumour.


As Chair in Cancer Research at Salford  University in Manchester  give lectures (Modules of Cellular Basis of Diseases,  Applied Biomedical Sciences, Drug Design, Clinical immunology ) and lead  tutorial and supervise Final Year Research Projects,  Masters students and PhD

As an honorary consultant am responsible of teaching activity to UG and PG medical student

During my years in Italy my main teaching activity has been of a Honorary Professor and PhD for UG (MD and Biological Sciences) and PG (Masters) students. 

Research Interests

Translational cancer Research  

Qualifications and Memberships

MD, PhD eq/hon,

CCT Resp Med

GMC Resp Med /RCPI Med Oncology