Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Massimo  Cristofanilli, MD

Massimo Cristofanilli, MD

Professor of Medicine (Hematology and Oncology)

Focus of Work

Academic Focus

Novel biomarkers of endocrine resistance in breast cancer. Circulating tumor cells (CTCs) and ctDNA. Drug development with focus on endocrine therapy.


Education and Certification

  • MD: University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy (1986)
  • Internship: Cabrini Medical Center, New York, NY, Internal Medicine (1994)
  • Residency: Cabrini Medical Center, New York, NY, Chief Medical Resident (1996)
  • Fellowship: University of Texas/MD Anderson Cancer Center, Medical Oncology (1998)



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