Who's Who


Academic Degrees

YearDegreeMajorInstitutionTownCountry
2012PhDBiologyUniversity of Lyon1LyonFrance
2009Master M2BiologyUniversity of Lyon1LyonFrance


Current Research Projects

  • Role of Polyoma Viruses in human carcinogenesis
    Naveed SHAHZAD, Tarik GHEIT, Rosita ACCARDI and Massimo TOMMASINO


Selected Publications

Saulnier A, Vaissière T, Yue J, Siouda M, Malfroy M, Accardi R, Creveaux M, Sebastian S, Shahzad N, Gheit T, Hussain I, Torrente M, Maffini FA, Calabrese L, Chiesa F, Cuenin C, Shukla R, Fathallah I, Matos E, Daudt A, Koifman S, Wünsch-Filho V, Menezes AM, Curado MP, Zaridze D, Boffetta P, Brennan P, Tommasino M, Herceg Z, Sylla BS. (2012) Inactivation of the putative suppressor gene DOK1 by promoter hypermethylation in primary human cancers. International journal of cancer : 2484-94

Polesel J, Gheit T, Talamini R, Shahzad N, Lenardon O, Sylla B, La Vecchia C, Serraino D, Tommasino M, Franceschi S. (2012) Urinary human polyomavirus and papillomavirus infection and bladder cancer risk. British Journal of Cancer : 222-6

Accardi R, Rubino R, Scalise M, Gheit T, Shahzad N, Thomas M, Banks L, Indiveri C, Sylla BS, Cardone RA, Reshkin SJ, Tommasino M. (2011) E6 and E7 from human papillomavirus type 16 cooperate to target the PDZ protein Na/H exchange regulatory factor 1. Journal of Virology : 8208-16