Dr Giuseppe Barone

Paediatric Oncologist
Dr Giuseppe Barone


  • Solid tumours (Neuroblastoma, Hepatoblastoma, Wilms Tumour, LCH)


  • Ph.D in Molecular biology and cancer therapeutics (2016).The Institute of Cancer Research, London (UK) 
  • CCT in Paediatrics/Paediatric Oncology with honours (Diploma di specializzazione in Pediatria ad indirizzo Oncologia Pediatrica) 2009. Catholic University of Sacred Heart, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome (Italy). 
  • Bachelor of Surgery and Medicine with honours (Diploma di Laurea specialistica in medicina e chirurgia) 2004. Catholic University of Sacred Heart, A Gemelli Hospital, Rome (Italy) 


  • RCPCH (Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health) SIOPEN (SIOP- Europe - Neurobiastoma Group) 
  • ITCC (Innovative Treatment for Children with Cancer Consortium) 
  • Neuroblastoma biology 
  • Smallmolecules  
  • Immunotherapy 

News & Publications

Barone, G., Tweddle, D.A., Shohet, J.M., Chesler, L., Moreno, L., Pearson, A.D., Van Maerken, T., 2014.  MDM2-p53 interaction in paediaã•ic solid turnours: preclinical rationale, biomarkers and resistance. Current Drug Targets. 15 (1) pp. 114-123. 

Barone, G., Anderson, J., Pearson, A.D.K., Chesler, L., 2013. New strategies in neuroblastoma: Therapeutic targeting ofMYCN and ALK. Clin Cancer Res. 19 (21) pp. 5814-5821. 

Rizzo, D*., Barone, G*., Ruggiero, A., Maurizi, P., Furfaro, I.F., Castagneto, M., Riccardi, R., 2011. Massive venous thrombosis of inferior vena cava as primary manifestation of renal Ewing's sarcoma. Clinical Nephrology. 75 (6) pp. 560-564. (* joint first Authors) 

Chiaretti, A*., Barone, G*., Rigante, D., Ruggiero, A., Pierri, F., Barbi, E., Barone, G., Riccardi, R., 2011. Intranasa lidocaine and midazolam for procedural sedation in children. Archives of Disease in Childhood. 96(2) pp. 160-163. (* joint first Authors) 

Riccardi, R*., Barone, G*., 2009. Severe infections in immunodepressed children. Minerva Pediatrica. 61 (6) pp. 854-856. (* joint first Authors) 

Lazareschi, 1*., Barone, G*., Mastrangelo, S., Furfaro, I.F., Rando, G., Riccardi, R., 2009. Could APC gene screening be useful in children with hepatoblastoma? Early onset of adenocarcinoma in a child with familial adenomatous polyposis and hepatoblastoma. Tumori. 95 (6) pp. 819-822. (* both first Authors) 

Lazzareschi, F., Barone, G*., Ruggiero, A., Liotti, L., Maurizi, P., Larocca, 1.M., Riccardi, R., 2008.  Paediatric Kikuchi Fujimoto disease: a benign cause of fever and lymphadenopathy. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 50 (l) pp. 119-123. (* joint first Authors) 

Barone, G., Maurizi, P., Tamburrini, G., Riccardi, R. 2006. Role oftemozolomide in brain tumors. Child's Nervous System. 22 (7) pp. 652-661. 


Clinical publications 

Cefalo, G., Massimino, M., Ruggiero, A., Barone, G., Ridola, V., Spreafico, F., Potepan, P., Abate, M.E., Mascarin, M., Garre, M.L., Perilongo, G., Madon, E., Colosimo, C., Riccardi, R.,. 2014. Temozolomide is an active agent in children with recurrent medulloblastoma/primitive neuroectodermal tumor: an Italian multi-institutional phase Il trial. Neuro-oncology. 16 (5) pp. 748-753. 


Laboratory research publications 


Di Francesco, A.M., Ubezio, P., Torella, A.R., Meco, D., Pierri, F., Barone, G., Cusano, G., Pisano, C., D'lncalci, M., Riccardi, R., 2012. Enhanced cell cycle perturbation and apoptosis mediate the synergistic effects of STI 926 and ATRA in neuroblastoma preclinical models. Investigational New Drugs. 30 (4), pp. 1319-1330. 

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