Matteo Giovanni Della Porta is head of Leukemia Unit at Humanitas Cancer Center in Milan, where he is also the head of the Genomics of Hematological Neoplasms Lab. He is full professor of Hematology at Humanitas University and director of the Center for Acclelerating Leukemia/Lymphoma Research, a joint effort from Humanitas University, Humanitas Research Hospital, Humanitas AI Center and the Politecnico di Milano.
He obtained his Medical Degree with honors at the University of Pavia Medical School, Italy in 1999. From 2000 to 2003 he completed his training in Hematology at the Department of Hematology, University of Ferrara Medical School, Italy, and obtained his Residency Degree with honors. From 2004 to 2006 he was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship at the Department of Hematology, University of Pavia Medical School, Italy. In 2008 he became associate professor of clinical oncology at the University of Pavia Medical School, Italy. In 2016 he moved to Humanitas University, where he is now full professor of Hematology and head of Leukemia Unit at Humanitas Cancer Center.
Current research interests mainly concern myeloid malignancies (myelodysplastic syndromes, acute myeloid leukemias and myeloproliferative neoplasms):
- Genomics of myeloid neoplasms
- Diagnosis and prognostication
- Personalized medicine
- Artificial Intelligence in hematology
- Decision Support Systems
As of January 2023, he authored more than 170 peer reviewed paper with an h-index, according to Scopus, of 57. Della Porta’s research has been funded, among other, by the European Union, the Italian Association for Cancer Research (Fondazione AIRC), Italian Ministry of Health, Italian Ministry of University and Research (MIUR), Beat Leukemia Foundation.