The SIC-Pezcoller Foundation – Patrizia Coser Fellowship

Established in 2019, in collaboration for selection and organizational activities, with the Italian Cancer Society (SIC), to honor the memory of Patrizia Coser, a brilliant and beautiful young woman who died of a rare cancer, after a short, intense life, at the age of 29.

·         to support on a competitive basis, young Italian researchers for an annual cancer research project, renewable for a second year, carried out in an Italian Institute


This year, 27 applications have been sent from 11 regions and 18 research Institutes.

At the 61st SIC Annual Meeting (Naples, 6-8 November 2019) Federico Gulluni (PhD) from Department of Molecular Biotechnology and Health Sciences, Torino University was awarded the Patrizia Coser Fellowship, with the research project “Defining the role of PI3K-C2α as a new prognostic marker in breast cancer progression”.

Link to the fellowship
The SIC President Gabriella Sozzi and the Pezcoller Foundation President Enzo Galligioni with Federico Gulluni, winner of the 2019 Patrizia Coser Fellowship.
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