Roberta  Faccio, PhD

Roberta Faccio, PhD

Primary Academic Title

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

Understanding the cellular mechanisms that lead to bone metastases. Specifically, the interactions between cancer cells, immune cells and the bone micronvironment. Using genetic and pharmachological approaches to dissect the signaling pathways leading to immune suppression and osteoclast activation in breast cancer-induced bone metastases.


  • 2000: PhD, cell science and biotechnologies, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy


  • 2000 - 2004: Research associate, pathology and immunology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis

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