Valeria Fernandez Vallone
  • Institut de Recherche Interdisciplinaire en Biologie Humaine et Moléculaire (IRIBHM), Faculty of Medicine, Université Libre de Bruxelles ULB, Belgium
Research focus
  • Stem cell
Personal information


Ph.D in Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Breast Cancer Metastasis, Buenos Aires University, Biochemistry and Pharmacy Faculty, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Current Position

Post-Doc, IRIBHM, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Faculté de Medecine, Brussels, Belgium


  1. Fernandez Vallone, V. and Garcia, M. I. (2016). Stem Cells in Adult Homeostasis, Regeneration and Tissue Development of the Digestive Tract Epithelium. International Journal of Stem Cell Research & Therapy 3(2): 038.
  2. Fernandez Vallone, V., Leprovots, M., Strollo, S., Vasile, G., Lefort, A., Libert, F., Vassart, G. and Garcia, M. I. (2016). Trop2 marks transient gastric fetal epithelium and adult regenerating cells after epithelial damage. Development 143(9): 1452-1463.
  3. Martinez, L. M., Labovsky, V., Fernandez Vallone, V., Choi, H., Amoros, M., Chasseing, N. A. (2015). Mesenchymal stem cells as regulators of the bone marrow and bone components. In: Bolontrade, M. and García, M. (eds). Mesenchymal Stromal Cells as Tumor Stromal Modulators Chapter 15, Elsevier Editorial.
  4. Martinez, L. M., Labovsky, V., Calcagno, M. L., Davies, K. M., Garcia Rivello, H., Bianchi, M. S., Wernicke, A., Fernandez Vallone, V. B. and Chasseing, N. A. (2015). CD105 expression on CD34-negative spindle-shaped stromal cells of primary tumor is an unfavorable prognostic marker in early breast cancer patients. PLoS One 10(3): e0121421.
  5. Labovsky, V., Martinez, L. M., Davies, K. M., Garcia-Rivello, H., Calcagno Mde, L., Matas, A., Fernandez Vallone, V. B., Wernicke, A., Choi, H. and Chasseing, N. A. (2015). Association between ligands and receptors related to the progression of early breast cancer in tumor epithelial and stromal cells. Clin Breast Cancer 15(1): e13-21.
  6. Garcia, M. I., Fernandez Vallone, V. and Vassart, G. (2014). Discovery and characterization of Leucine-Rich Repeat-Containing G Protein-Coupled Receptors. In: Stevens, C. W. (ed). The Genetics of G Protein‐Coupled Receptors: Methods for the Post‐Genomic Era.
  7. Martinez, L. M., Vallone, V. B., Labovsky, V., Choi, H., Hofer, E. L., Feldman, L., Bordenave, R. H., Batagelj, E., Dimase, F., Villafane, A. R. and Chasseing, N. A. (2014). Changes in the peripheral blood and bone marrow from untreated advanced breast cancer patients that are associated with the establishment of bone metastases. Clin Exp Metastasis 31(2): 213-232.
  8. Mustata, R. C., Vasile, G., Fernandez-Vallone, V., Strollo, S., Lefort, A., Libert, F., Monteyne, D., Perez-Morga, D., Vassart, G. and Garcia, M. I. (2013). Identification of Lgr5-independent spheroid-generating progenitors of the mouse fetal intestinal epithelium. Cell Rep 5(2): 421-432.
  9. Fernandez Vallone, V. B., Hofer, E. L., Choi, H., Bordenave, R. H., Batagelj, E., Feldman, L., La Russa, V., Caramutti, D., Dimase, F., Labovsky, V., Martinez, L. M. and Chasseing, N. A. (2013). Behaviour of mesenchymal stem cells from bone marrow of untreated advanced breast and lung cancer patients without bone osteolytic metastasis. Clin Exp Metastasis 30(3): 317-332.
  10. Fernández Vallone, V., Romaniuk, A., Choi, H., Labovsky, V., Otaegui, J. and Chasseing, N. A. (2013). Mesenchymal stem cells and their use in therapy: What has been achieved? Differentiation 85(1-2): 1-10, 2013.
  11. Labovsky, V., Fernández Vallone, V., Martínez, L., Otaegui, J. and Chasseing, N. A. (2012). Expression of osteoprotegerin, receptor activator of nuclear factor kappa-B ligand, tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand, stromal cell-derived factor-1 and their receptors in epithelial metastatic breast cancer cell lines. Cancer Cell International 12(1): 29.
  12. Sacca, P. A., Creydt, V. P., Choi, H., Mazza, O. N., Fletcher, S. J., Vallone, V. B., Scorticati, C., Chasseing, N. A. and Calvo, J. C. (2012). Human periprostatic adipose tissue: its influence on prostate cancer cells. Cell Physiol Biochem 30(1): 113-122.
  13. Hofer, E. L., Labovsky, V., La Russa, V., Vallone, V. F., Honegger, A. E., Belloc, C. G., Wen, H. C., Bordenave, R. H., Bullorsky, E. O., Feldman, L. and Chasseing, N. A. (2010). Mesenchymal stromal cells, colony-forming unit fibroblasts, from bone marrow of untreated advanced breast and lung cancer patients suppress fibroblast colony formation from healthy marrow. Stem Cells Dev 19(3): 359-370.
  14. Labovsky, V., Hofer, E. L., Feldman, L., Fernandez Vallone, V., Garcia Rivello, H., Bayes-Genis, A., Hernando Insua, A., Levin, M. J. and Chasseing, N. A. (2010). xLabovsky, V., Hofer, E. L., Feldman, L., Fernandez Vallone, V., Garcia Rivello, H., Bayes-Genis, A., Hernando Insua, A., Levin, M. J. and Chasseing, N. A. (2010). Cardiomyogenic differentiation of human bone marrow mesenchymal cells: Role of cardiac extract from neonatal rat cardiomyocytes. Differentiation 79(2): 93-101. Differentiation 79(2): 93-101.
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