Sofia Avnet

Role: 
Board member

Sofia Avnet is a staff Biotechnologist at Orthopaedic Pathophysiology and Regenerative Medicine Lab, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Italy. Avnet research activity is mainly focused on bone cell biology and bone tumors. She has recently gained interest in the role of the V-ATPase and of proton secretion in the tumor invasiveness and chemoresistance in Ewing’s sarcoma and osteosarcoma, and in the role of different ion/proton transporters in bone metastases. More recently, she also has been focused on the metabolic reprogramming during the stroma-tumor interactions.