Andrea Rasola
  • Faculty, University of Padova Padova
Research focus
  • Cancer biology
Personal information


PhD, University of Torino, Italy, 1996

Lab information

Andrea Rasola lab

Research focus

1. Changes in mitochondrial energy metabolism during neoplastic transformation, with a particular focus on tumors caused by the genetic syndrome neurofibromatosis type I.
2. Analysis of the role played by the mitochondrial chaperone TRAP1 in the tumorigenic process.
3. Mitochondrial kinases in survival and metabolic rewiring of tumor cells.
4. Study of the regulatory mechanisms and of the apoptotic role of the mitochondrial permeability transition pore (PTP) in neoplastic models.

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