The 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


In 2019, 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”.



Deadline for application: September 15, 2020.

Announcement of fellowship recipients: November 20, 2020.
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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