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Dr Sabrina Tosi


Dr Sabrina Tosi graduated in Biological Sciences at the University of Milan (Italy) in 1989 and then attained her post-graduate degree in Human Cytogenetics at the University of Pavia (Italy) in 1992. Between 1989 and 1993 she was a research scientist at the Department of Paediatric Haematology, University of Milan, Ospedale San Gerardo, Monza (Italy). During this time she worked also as a visiting research scientist at Oncogenetic Laboratory, Children's Hospital, University of Giessen (Germany) for approximately a year.  In 1994, Dr Tosi transferred to the University of Oxford to work as a research scientist, she then enrolled and completed her DPhil studies in 1999. She continued to work at the University of Oxford until July 2005, when she was appointed as Lecturer in Biosciences at Brunel University London.  



DPhil in Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, 1999


Administration Responsibilities:

  • Departmental Director of Teaching and Learning (Department of Life Science)

Teaching Interests:

Biomedical Sciences, Chromosome Biology, Genetics, Cancer Genetics, Anatomy and Physiology, Career Planning and Innovation.

Newest selected publications

Ragusa, D., Dijkhuis, L., Pina, C. and Tosi, S. (2023) 'Mechanisms associated with t(7;12) acute myeloid leukaemia: from genetics to potential treatment targets'. Bioscience reports, 43 (1). pp. 1 - 17. ISSN: 0144-8463 Open Access Link

Journal article

Ragusa, D., Tosi, S. and Sisu, C. (2022) 'Pan-Cancer Analysis Identifies MNX1 and Associated Antisense Transcripts as Biomarkers for Cancer'. Cells, 11 (22). pp. 1 - 21. ISSN: 2073-4409 Open Access Link

Journal article

Bridger, JM., Torres Pereira, R., Pina, C., Tosi, S. and Lewis, A. (2022) 'Alterations to Genome Organisation in Stem Cells, their Differentiation and Associated Diseases', in Kloc, M. and Kubiak, JZ. (eds.) Nuclear, Chromosomal, and Genomic Architecture in Biology and Medicine. Cham, Switzerland : Springer, Cham. , 70. pp. 71 - 102. ISBN 10: 3-031-06573-5. ISBN 13: 978-3-031-06572-9. Open Access Link

Book chapter

Ragusa, D., CicirĂ², Y., Federico, C., Saccone, S., Bruno, F., Saeedi, R., et al. (2022) 'Engineered model of t(7;12)(q36;p13) AML recapitulates patient-specific features and gene expression profiles'. Oncogenesis, 11 (1). pp. 1 - 7. ISSN: 2157-9024 Open Access Link

Journal article

Federico, C., Bruno, F., Ragusa, D., Clements, CS., Brancato, D., Henry, MP., et al. (2021) 'Chromosomal Rearrangements and Altered Nuclear Organization: Recent Mechanistic Models in Cancer'. Cancers, 13 (22). pp. 1 - 13. ISSN: 2072-6694 Open Access Link

Journal article
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