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POSIZIONE ATTUALE
Ricercatrice a tempo determinato in Statistica Medica MED/01, presso la Facoltà di Medicina e Chirurgia (Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele), e coinvolta nelle attività di ricerca del CUSSB (Centro Universitario di Statistica per le Scienze Biomediche).
INTERESSI DI RICERCA
L’attività di ricerca della Dott.ssa Rancoita riguarda lo sviluppo e l’applicazione di metodologie statistiche nell’ambito della biostatistica e della bioinformatica, quali ad esempio:
•    metodi statistici per l’analisi e l’integrazione di dati genomici (tra cui, stima del profilo del copy number e integrazione di dati di copy number e genotipo, con tecniche di regressione bayesiana),
•    metodi statistici per l’analisi di dati di sopravvivenza ed, in particolare, per l’identificazione di indici prognostici,
•    metodi statistici per il trattamento dei dati mancanti in dataset clinici,
•    geometria stocastica, in particolare statistica dei processi di fibre (con applicazioni all’analisi di immagini di processi di angiogenesi).
ISTRUZIONE E CARRIERA ACCADEMICA
2012-2013 Assegnista di ricerca in Statistica SECS-S/01, presso la Facoltà di Psicologia (Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele), e coinvolta nelle attività di ricerca del CUSSB (Centro Universitario di Statistica per le Scienze Biomediche), sotto la supervisione della Prof.ssa C. Di Serio. Titolo del Progetto: “Bayesian computational statistics for highdimensional data in Neurosciences”.
2010-2011 Contratto di ricerca postdottorale presso i centri di ricerca IDSIA (Istituto Dalle Molle sull’Intelligenza Artificiale, Lugano, Svizzera)/IOSI (Istituto Oncologico della Svizzera Italiana, Bellinzona, Svizzera). Titolo del Progetto: “Sviluppo di nuovi algoritmi per l’identificazione di modelli prognostici in pazienti affetti da linfomi mediante l’ottimizzazione della gestione dei dati mancanti”.
2006-2010 Contratto quadriennale di ricerca in qualità di dottoranda presso i centri di ricerca IDSIA (Istituto Dalle Molle sull’Intelligenza Artificiale, Lugano, Svizzera)/IOSI (Istituto Oncologico della Svizzera Italiana, Bellinzona, Svizzera). Titolo del Progetto: “A Bayesian Approach for Integrated Cancer Genome Profiling”.
2006-2010 Dottorato in Matematica e statistica per le scienze computazionali (Università degli Studi di Milano). Titolo della Tesi: “Stochastic methods in cancer research. Applications to genomics and angiogenesis”.
2004-2006 Laurea Magistrale in Matematica per le applicazioni (Università degli Studi di Milano), conseguita con votazione 110/110 e lode. Titolo della Tesi: “Statistica dei processi di fibre. Applicazioni alla angiogenesi”.
2001-2004 Laurea Triennale in Matematica per le applicazioni (Università degli Studi di Milano), conseguita con votazione 110/110 e lode. Titolo della Tesi: “Ottimizzazione di processi attraverso tecniche statistiche regressione”.
BORSE DI STUDIO
Borsa di studio biennale dell’INdAM (Istituto Nazionale di Alta Matematica) per la Laurea Magistrale, vinta sulla base di un concorso nazionale per 15 borse.
ATTIVITÀ DI PEER-REVIEW
La Dott.ssa Rancoita è stata reviewer di articoli sottoposti per la pubblicazione sulle seguenti riviste internazionali:
•    Computational Statistics and Data Analysis,
•    Bioinformatics,
•    PLoS ONE,
•    BMC Research Notes,
•    Algorithms for Molecular Biology,
•    International Journal of Approximate Reasoning,
•    Stat,
•    Simulation,
•    Artificial Intelligence in Medicine,
•    International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics,
•    Journal of Microscopy.
ATTIVITÀ DIDATTICA
Dal 2014 Docente di un modulo di Statistica per il corso Metodologia dell’assistenza basata sulle evidenze, all’interno del corso di Laurea in Infermieristica dell’Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele.
Dal 2014 Docente del modulo di Inferenza statistica per il corso Statistics & Bioinformatics, all’interno dell’International MD Program Corso di Laurea Magistrale in Medicina e Chirurgia dell’Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele.
Dal 2013 Esercitatrice per il corso Statistics & Bioinformatics, all’interno dell’International MD Program Corso di Laurea Magistrale in Medicina e Chirurgia dell’Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele.
Dal 2013 Docente del Maths Preparation Course, all’interno dell’International MD Program Corso di Laurea Magistrale in Medicina e Chirurgia dell’Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele.
Dal 2012 Esercitatrice per il corso Statistica, Biometria ed Informatica, all’interno del corso di Laurea Magistrale in Medicina e chirurgia dell’Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele.
2011/2012 Esercitatrice (modulo di 12 ore) per il corso Calcolo delle Probabilità e Statistica Matematica II, all’interno dei corsi di Laurea di Matematica dell’Università degli Studi di Milano.
2007/2008 Assistente per il corso Mathematics, all’interno del corso di laurea triennale in Informatica dell’Università della Svizzera Italiana.
2005/2006 26 ore di tutorato per il corso Calcolo delle Probabilità e Statistica Matematica I, all’interno dei corsi di Laurea di Matematica dell’Università degli Studi di Milano. Il tutorato consisteva nella risoluzione in aula di esercizi proposti dagli studenti e in chiarimenti teorici.

PUBBLICAZIONI  PEERED-REVIEWED
P.M.V. Rancoita, M. Zaffalon, E. Zucca, F. Bertoni, C.P. de Campos, Bayesian network data imputation with application to survival tree analysis (2016), Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, 93, 373–387.
L. Barcellini, E. Borroni, J. Brown, E. Brunetti, L. Codecasa, F. Cugnata, P. Dal Monte, C. Di Serio, D. Goletti, G. Lombardi, M. Lipman, P.M.V. Rancoita, M. Tadolini, D.M. Cirillo (2016), First independent evaluation of QuantiFERON-TB Plus performance, European Respiratory Journal. Published online ahead of print.
Esposito, A. Palmisano, S. Antunes, G. Maccabelli, C. Colantoni, P.M.V. Rancoita, F. Baratto, C. Di Serio, G. Rizzo, F. De Cobelli, P. Della Bella, A. Del Maschio (2015), Cardiac computed tomography (CT) with delayed enhancement in the characterization of ventricular tachycardia structural substrate: relationship between CT-segmented scar and electroanatomic mapping, JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. Accepted for publication.
V.E. Di Mattei, L. Carnelli, M. Bernardi, G. Crespi, P.M.V. Rancoita, A. Bergamini, M. Petrone, C. Ritella; E. Rabaiotti, G. Mangili (2015), Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting in women with gynecological cancer: a preliminary single-center study investigating medical and psycho-social risk factors, Cancer Nursing. Accepted for publication.
Conconi, C. Lobetti-Bodoni, S. Montoto, A. Lopez-Guillermo, R. Coutinho, J. Matthews, S. Franceschetti, F. Bertoni, A. Moccia, P.M.V. Rancoita, J. Gribben, F. Cavalli, G. Gaidano, A. Lister, E. Montserrat, M. Ghielmini and E. Zucca (2015), Life expectancy of young adults with follicular lymphoma, Annals of Oncology, 26:11, 2317-2322.
R. Baldan, P.M.V. Rancoita, C. Di Serio, M. Mazzotti, P. Cichero, C. Ossi, A. Biancardi, P. Nizzero, A. Saracco, P. Scarpellini and D. Cirillo (2015), Epidemic MRSA clone ST22-IV is more resistant to multiple host- and environment-related stresses compared to ST228-I, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 70:3, 757-765.
Brombin, C. Di Serio and P.M.V. Rancoita (2014), Joint modeling of HIV data in multicenter observational studies: A comparison among different approaches, Statistical Methods in Medical Research.  Published online ahead of print.
Cozzarini,C. Fiorino, C. Deantoni, A. Briganti, A. Fodor, M. La Macchia, B. Noris Chiorda, P.M.V. Rancoita, N. Suardi, F. Zerbetto, R. Calandrino, F. Montorsi, N. Di Muzio (2014), Higher-than-expected severe (Grade 3-4) late urinary toxicity after postprostatectomy hypofractionated radiotherapy: a single-institution analysis of 1176 patients, European Urology, 66:6, 1024-1030.
L. Ferini-Strambi, W. Oertel, Y. Dauvilliers, R.B. Postuma, S. Marelli, A. Iranzo, I. Arnulf, H. Birgit, R. Manni, T. Miyamoto, M.L. Fantini, M. Puligheddu, P. Jennum, K. Sonka, J. Santamaria, M. Zucconi, P.M.V. Rancoita, S. Leu-Semenescu, B. Frauscher, M. Terzaghi, M. Miyamoto, M. Unger, K. Stiasny-Kolster, A. Desautels, C.

Wolfson, A. Pelletier and J. Montplaisir (2014), Autonomic symptoms in idiopathic REM behavior disorder: a multicentre case–control study, Journal of Neurology, 261:6, 1112-1118.
S. Danafar, P.M.V. Rancoita, T. Glasmachers, K. Whittinstall and J. Schmidhuber (2014), Testing hypotheses by regularized maximum mean discrepancy, International Journal of Computer and Information Technology, 3:2, #7.
C.P. de Campos, P.M.V. Rancoita, I. Kwee, E. Zucca, M. Zaffalon and F. Bertoni (2013), Discovering subgroups of patients from DNA copy number data using NMF on compacted matrices, PLoS ONE, 8:11, e79720.
Giusti, J. Masci and P.M.V. Rancoita (2013), Quantifying challenging images of fiber-like structures, in Proceedings of 2013 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2013), pages 1163-1166.
Chigrinova, A. Rinaldi, I. Kwee, D. Rossi, P.M.V. Rancoita, J.C. Strefford, D. Oscier, K. Stamatopoulos, T. Papadaki, F. Berger, K.H. Young, R. Rosenquist, T. Greiner, W.C. Chan, E.M. Orlandi, M. Lucioni, R. Marasca, G. Inghirami, M. Ladetto, S. Cogliatti, S.H. Swerdlow, S. Stilgenbauer, E. Zucca, G. Gaidano and F. Bertoni (2013), Two main genetic pathways lead to the transformation of chronic lymphocytic leukemia to Richter Syndrome, Blood, 122:15, 2673-2682.
M. Boi, A. Rinaldi, I. Kwee, P. Bonetti, M. Todaro, F. Tabbo, R. Piva, P.M.V. Rancoita, A. Matolcsy, B. Timar, T. Tousseyn, S.M. Rodriguez-Pinilla, M.A.  Piris, S. Bea, E. Campo, G. Bhagat, S.H. Swerdlow, A. Rosenwald, M. Ponzoni, K.H. Young, P.P. Piccaluga, R. Dummer, S. Pileri, E. Zucca, G. Inghirami and F.  Bertoni (2013), PRDM1/BLIMP1 is commonly inactivated in anaplastic large T-cell lymphoma, Blood, 122:15, 2683-2693.
P.M.V. Rancoita and A. Micheletti (2012), Estimators of the intensity of fibre processes and applications, in Progress in Industrial Mathematics at ECMI 2010, Mathematics in Industry, Volume 17, Part 6, edited by M. Günter, A. Bartel, M. Brunk, S. Schöps, M. Striebel, pages 529-535. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.
Conconi, C. Ponzio, C. Lobetti-Bodoni, M. Motta, P.M.V. Rancoita, A. Stathis, A.A. Moccia, L. Mazzucchelli, F. Bertoni, M. Ghielmini, F. Cavalli and E. Zucca (2012), Incidence, risk factors and outcome of histological transformation in follicular lymphoma, British Journal of Haematology, 157:2, 188-196.
Kwee, A. Rinaldi, P. Rancoita, D. Rossi, D. Capello, F. Forconi, N. Giuliani, R. Piva, G. Inghirami, G. Gaidano, E. Zucca and F. Bertoni (2012), Integrated DNA copy number and methylation profiling of lymphoid neoplasms using a single array, British Journal of Haematology, 156:3, 354-357.
Kwee, D. Capello, A. Rinaldi, P.M.V. Rancoita, G. Bhagat, T.C. Greiner, M. Spina, A. Gloghini, W.C. Chan, M. Paulli, E. Zucca, U. Tirelli, A. Carbone, G. Gaidano and F. Bertoni (2012), Genomic aberrations affecting the outcome of immunodeficiency-related diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, Leukemia & Lymphoma, 53:1, 71-76.
P.M.V. Rancoita, A. Giusti and A. Micheletti (2011), Intensity estimation of stationary fibre processes from digital images with a learned detector, Image Analysis and Stereology, 30:3, 167-178.
Rinaldi, M. Mian, E. Chigrinova, L. Arcaini, G. Bhagat, U. Novak, P.M.V. Rancoita, C.P. De Campos, F. Forconi, R.D. Gascoyne, F. Facchetti, M. Ponzoni, S. Govi, A.J. Ferreri, M. Mollejo, M.A. Piris, L. Baldini, J. Soulier, C. Thieblemont, V. Canzonieri, V. Gattei, R. Marasca, S. Franceschetti, G. Gaidano, A. Tucci, S. Uccella, M.G. Tibiletti, S. Dirnhofer, C. Tripodo, C. Doglioni, R. Dalla Favera, F. Cavalli, E. Zucca, I. Kwee and F. Bertoni (2011), Genome wide DNA-profiling of marginal zone lymphomas identifies subtype-specific lesions with an impact on the clinical outcome, Blood, 117:5, 1595-1604.
Chigrinova, M. Mian, M. Scandurra, T.C. Greiner, W.C. Chan, J.M. Vose, G. Inghirami, A. Chiappella, L. Baldini, M. Ponzoni, A.J.M. Ferreri, S. Franceschetti, G. Gaidano, A. Tucci, F. Facchetti, T. Lazure, O. Lambotte, S. Montes-Moreno, M.A. Piris, J.F. Nomdedeu, S. Uccella, P.M.V. Rancoita, I. Kwee, E. Zucca and F. Bertoni (2011), Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma with concordant bone marrow involvement has peculiar genomic profile and poor clinical outcome, Hematological Oncology, 29:1, 38-41.
Poretti, I. Kwee, B. Bernasconi, P.M.V. Rancoita, A. Rinaldi, C. Capella, E. Zucca, A. Neri, M.G. Tibiletti and F. Bertoni (2011), Chromosome 11q23.1 is an unstable region in B-cell tumor cell lines, Leukemia Research, 35:6, 808-813.
Kwee, P.M.V. Rancoita, A. Rinaldi, A.J.M. Ferreri, G. Bhagat, R.D. Gascoyne, V. Canzonieri, G. Gaidano, C. Doglioni, E. Zucca, M. Ponzoni and F. Bertoni (2011), Genomic profiles of MALT lymphomas: variability across anatomic sites, Haematologica-The Hematology Journal, 96:7, 1064-1066.
P.M.V. Rancoita, M. Hutter, F. Bertoni and I. Kwee (2010), An integrated Bayesian analysis of LOH and copy number data, BMC Bioinformatics, 11:321.
D. Capello, M. Scandurra, G. Poretti, P.M.V. Rancoita, M. Mian, A. Gloghini, C. Deambrogi, M. Martini, D. Rossi, T.C. Greiner, W.C. Chan, M. Ponzoni, S. Montes Moreno, M.A. Piris, V. Canzonieri, M. Spina, U. Tirelli, G. Inghirami, A. Rinaldi, E. Zucca, R. Dalla Favera, F. Cavalli, L.M. Larocca, I. Kwee, A. Carbone, G. Gaidano and F. Bertoni (2010), Genome wide DNA-profiling of HIV-related B-cell lymphomas, British Journal of Haematology, 148:2, 245-255.
Rinaldi, D. Capello, M. Scandurra, T.C. Greiner, W.C. Chan, G. Bhagat, D. Rossi, E. Morra, M. Paulli, A. Rambaldi, P.M.V. Rancoita, G. Inghirami, M. Ponzoni, S. Montes Moreno, M.A. Piris, M. Mian, E. Chigrinova, E. Zucca, R. Dalla Favera, G. Gaidano, I. Kwee and F. Bertoni (2010), Single nucleotide polymorphism-arrays provide new insights in the pathogenesis of post-transplant diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, British Journal of Haematology, 149:4, 569-577.
M. Scandurra, D. Rossi, C. Deambrogi, P.M.V. Rancoita, E. Chigrinova, M. Mian, M. Cerri, S. Rasi, E. Sozzi, F. Forconi, M. Ponzoni, S. Montes Moreno, M.A. Piris, G. Inghirami, E. Zucca, V. Gattei, A. Rinaldi, I. Kwee, G. Gaidano and F. Bertoni (2010), Genomic profiling of Richter’s syndrome: recurrent lesions and differences with de novo diffuse large B-cell lymphomas, Hematological Oncology, 28:2, 62-67.
M. Scandurra, M. Mian, T.C. Greiner, P.M.V. Rancoita, C.P. De Campos, W.C. Chan, J.M. Vose, E. Chigrinova, G. Inghirami, A. Chiappella, L. Baldini, M. Ponzoni, A.J.M. Ferreri, S. Freschetti, G. Gaidano, S. Montes Moreno, M.A. Piris, F. Facchetti, A. Tucci, J.F. Nomdedeu, T. Lazure, O. Lambotte, S. Uccella, G. Pinotti, G. Pruneri, G. Martinelli, K.H. Young, M.G. Tibiletti, A. Rinaldi, E. Zucca, I. Kwee and F. Bertoni (2010), Genomic lesions associated with a different clinical outcome in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma treated with R-CHOP-21, British Journal of Haematology, 151:3, 221-231.
Rinaldi, F. Forconi, L. Arcaini, M. Mian, E. Sozzi, S. Zibellini, L. Baldini, S. Franceschetti, G. Gaidano, R. Marasca, M. Mollejo, M.A. Piris, A. Tucci, F. Facchetti, G. Bhagat, R. Dalla Favera, P.M.V. Rancoita, E. Zucca, I. Kwee and F. Bertoni (2010), Immunogenetics features and genomic lesions in splenic marginal zone lymphoma, British Journal of Haematology, 151:5, 435-439.
A.A. de Moura Meneses, C.J. Gomes Pinheiro, P. Rancoita, T. Schaul, L.M. Gambardella, R. Schirru, R. Cely Barroso, L. F. de Oliveira (2010), Assessment of neural networks training strategies for histomorphometric analysis of synchrotron radiation medical images, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 621, 662-669.
A.A. de Moura Meneses, P. Rancoita, R. Schirru and L.M. Gambardella (2010), A Class-Based Search for the In-Core Fuel Management Optimization of a Pressurized Water Reactor, Annals of Nuclear Energy, 37:11, 1554-1560.
P.M.V. Rancoita, M. Hutter, F. Bertoni and I. Kwee (2009), Bayesian DNA copy number analysis, BMC Bioinformatics, 10:10.
P.M.V. Rancoita, M. Hutter, F. Bertoni and I Kwee (2009), “Bayesian joint estimation of CN and LOH aberrations”, in IWANN 2009, Part II, LNCS 5518,edited by S. Omatu, M.P. Rocha, J. Bravo, F. Fernández, E. Corchado, A. Bustillo, J.M. Corchado, pages 1109-1117. Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg.
Micheletti and P.M.V. Rancoita (2009), “Estimators of the intensity of stationary planar fibre processes”, in Stereology and Image Analysis. Ecs10 – Proceedings of the 10th European Congress of ISS, edited by V. Capasso, G. Aletti, A. Micheletti, pages 131-136. The MIRIAM Project Series, ESCULAPIO Pub. Co., Bologna, Italy.
U. Novak, A. Rinaldi, I. Kwee, S.V. Nandula, P.M.V. Rancoita, M. Compagno, M. Cerri, D. Rossi, V.V. Murty, E. Zucca, G. Gaidano, R. Dalla-Favera, L. Pasqualucci, G.

Bhagat and F. Bertoni (2009), The NF-kB negative regulator TNFAIP3 (A20) is commonly inactivated by somatic mutations and genomic deletions in marginal zone B-cell lymphomas, Blood, 113:20,4918-4921.
Forconi, G. Poretti, I. Kwee, E. Sozzi, D. Rossi, P.M.V. Rancoita, D. Capello, A. Rinaldi, E. Zucca, D. Raspadori, V. Spina, F. Lauria, G. Gaidano and F. Bertoni (2008), High density genome-wide DNA profiling reveals a remarkably stable profile in hairy cell leukaemia, British Journal of Haematology, 141, 622-630.
F. Forconi, A. Rinaldi, I. Kwee, E. Sozzi, D. Raspadori, P.M.V. Rancoita, M. Scandurra, D. Rossi, C. Deambrogi, D. Capello, E. Zucca, D. Marconi, R. Bomben, V. Gattei, F. Lauria, G. Gaidano and F. Bertoni (2008), Genome-wide DNA analysis identifies recurrent imbalances predicting outcome in chronic lymphocytic leukemia with 17p deletion, British Journal of Haematology, 143, 532-536.

CURRENT POSITION

Assistant Professor in Medical Statistics and Epidemiology MED/01, at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University), and involved in the research activities at CUSSB (University Centre for Statistics for the Biomedical Sciences).

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • The research activity of Dr. Rancoita regards the development and the application of statistical methods in biostatistics and bioinformatics, such as:
  • statistical methods for the analysis and the integration of genomic data (e.g. Bayesian regression methods for the estimation of copy number profiles and for the integration of copy number and genotyping data),
  • statistical methods for the analysis of survival data and, in particular, for the identification of prognostic indices,
  • statistical methods for the treatment of missing data in clinical datasets,
  • stochastic geometry and, in particular, the statistics of fibre processes (with applications to the analysis of images of angiogenic processes).

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCES AND EDUCATION

2012-2013 Research fellowship in Statistics SECS-S/01 at the Faculty of Psychology (Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan), and involved in the research activities at CUSSB (University Centre for Statistics for the Biomedical Sciences), supervised by Prof. C. Di Serio. Title of the Project: “Bayesian computational statistics for highdimensional data in Neurosciences”.

2010-2011 Postdoctoral contract at the research centers IDSIA (Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Lugano, Switzerland)/IOSI (Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland). Title of the Project: “New methods for the identification of prognostic models in lymphoma patient through an optimal treatment of missing data”.

2006-2010 Four-year PhD scholarship at the research centers IDSIA (Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Lugano, Switzerland)/IOSI (Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland). Title of the Project: “A Bayesian Approach for Integrated Cancer Genome Profiling”.

2006-2010 PhD in Mathematics and Statistics for Computational Sciences (University of Milan). Title of the Thesis: “Stochastic methods in cancer research. Applications to genomics and angiogenesis”.

2004-2006 MS in Mathematics for Applications (University of Milan), with first-class honours degree (110/110 e lode). Title of the Thesis: “Statistics of fibre processes. Applications to angiogenesis”.

2001-2004 BS in Mathematics for Applications (University of Milan), with first-class honours degree (110/110 e lode). Title of the Thesis: “Optimization of processes through statistical regression techniques”.

FELLOWSHIP

Two-year fellowship for the Laurea Magistrale (MS) from INdAM (National Institution of High Mathematics), achieved after a national selection of 15 students.

REFEREE ACTIVITIES

Dr. Rancoita reviewed papers submitted to the following international journals:

  • Computational Statistics and Data Analysis,
  • Bioinformatics,
  • PLoS ONE,
  • BMC Research Notes,
  • Algorithms for Molecular Biology,
  • International Journal of Approximate Reasoning,
  • Stat,
  • Simulation,
  • Artificial Intelligence in Medicine,
  • International Journal of Machine Learning and Cybernetics,
  • Journal of Microscopy.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Since 2014 Professor of a module of Statistics for the course Evidence-based methodologies for health care, at the Bachelor’s degree in nursing.

Since 2014 Professor of the module of Statistical inference for the course Statistics & Bioinformatics, at the International MD Program, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University.

Since 2013 Teaching assistant for the course Statistics & Bioinformatics, at the International MD Program, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University.

Since 2013 Professor of the Maths Preparation Course, at the International MD Program, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University.

Since 2012 Teaching assistant for the course Statistics, biometry and informatics, at the Masters degree in medicine and surgery, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University.

2011/2012 Module of 12 hours in the course Probability calculus and mathematical statistics II at the BS in Mathematics, University of Milan.

2007/2008 Assistant for the course Mathematics, at the BS in Informatics, University of Italian Switzerland.

2005/2006 Tutor (26 hours) for the course Probability calculus and mathematical statistics I, at the BS in Mathematics, University of Milan.

PEERED-REVIEWED PUBBLICATIONS

P.M.V. Rancoita, M. Zaffalon, E. Zucca, F. Bertoni, C.P. de Campos (2016), Bayesian network data imputation with application to survival tree analysis, Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, 93, 373–387.

  1. Barcellini, E. Borroni, J. Brown, E. Brunetti, L. Codecasa, F. Cugnata, P. Dal Monte, C. Di Serio, D. Goletti, G. Lombardi, M. Lipman, P.M.V. Rancoita, M. Tadolini, D.M. Cirillo (2016), First independent evaluation of QuantiFERON-TB Plus performance, European Respiratory Journal. Published online ahead of print.
  2. Esposito, A. Palmisano, S. Antunes, G. Maccabelli, C. Colantoni, P.M.V. Rancoita, F. Baratto, C. Di Serio, G. Rizzo, F. De Cobelli, P. Della Bella, A. Del Maschio (2015), Cardiac computed tomography (CT) with delayed enhancement in the characterization of ventricular tachycardia structural substrate: relationship between CT-segmented scar and electroanatomic mapping, JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. Accepted for publication.

V.E. Di Mattei, L. Carnelli, M. Bernardi, G. Crespi, P.M.V. Rancoita, A. Bergamini, M. Petrone, C. Ritella; E. Rabaiotti, G. Mangili (2015), Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting in women with gynecological cancer: a preliminary single-center study investigating medical and psycho-social risk factors, Cancer Nursing. Accepted for publication.

  1. Conconi, C. Lobetti-Bodoni, S. Montoto, A. Lopez-Guillermo, R. Coutinho, J. Matthews, S. Franceschetti, F. Bertoni, A. Moccia, P.M.V. Rancoita, J. Gribben, F. Cavalli, G. Gaidano, A. Lister, E. Montserrat, M. Ghielmini and E. Zucca (2015), Life expectancy of young adults with follicular lymphoma, Annals of Oncology, 26:11, 2317-2322.
  2. Baldan, P.M.V. Rancoita, C. Di Serio, M. Mazzotti, P. Cichero, C. Ossi, A. Biancardi, P. Nizzero, A. Saracco, P. Scarpellini and D. Cirillo (2015), Epidemic MRSA clone ST22-IV is more resistant to multiple host- and environment-related stresses compared to ST228-I, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 70:3, 757-765.
  3. Brombin, C. Di Serio and P.M.V. Rancoita (2014), Joint modeling of HIV data in multicenter observational studies: A comparison among different approaches, Statistical Methods in Medical Research. Published online ahead of print.
  4. Cozzarini,C. Fiorino, C. Deantoni, A. Briganti, A. Fodor, M. La Macchia, B. Noris Chiorda, P.M.V. Rancoita, N. Suardi, F. Zerbetto, R. Calandrino, F. Montorsi, N. Di Muzio (2014), Higher-than-expected severe (Grade 3-4) late urinary toxicity after postprostatectomy hypofractionated radiotherapy: a single-institution analysis of 1176 patients, European Urology, 66:6, 1024-1030.
  5. Ferini-Strambi, W. Oertel, Y. Dauvilliers, R.B. Postuma, S. Marelli, A. Iranzo, I. Arnulf, H. Birgit, R. Manni, T. Miyamoto, M.L. Fantini, M. Puligheddu, P. Jennum, K. Sonka, J. Santamaria, M. Zucconi, P.M.V. Rancoita, S. Leu-Semenescu, B. Frauscher, M. Terzaghi, M. Miyamoto, M. Unger, K. Stiasny-Kolster, A. Desautels, C. Wolfson, A. Pelletier and J. Montplaisir (2014), Autonomic symptoms in idiopathic REM behavior disorder: a multicentre case–control study, Journal of Neurology, 261:6, 1112-1118.
  6. Danafar, P.M.V. Rancoita, T. Glasmachers, K. Whittinstall and J. Schmidhuber (2014), Testing hypotheses by regularized maximum mean discrepancy, International Journal of Computer and Information Technology, 3:2, 223-232.

C.P. de Campos, P.M.V. Rancoita, I. Kwee, E. Zucca, M. Zaffalon and F. Bertoni (2013), Discovering subgroups of patients from DNA copy number data using NMF on compacted matrices, PLoS ONE, 8:11, e79720.

  1. Giusti, J. Masci and P.M.V. Rancoita (2013), Quantifying challenging images of fiber-like structures, in Proceedings of 2013 IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP 2013), pages 1163-1166.
  2. Chigrinova, A. Rinaldi, I. Kwee, D. Rossi, P.M.V. Rancoita, J.C. Strefford, D. Oscier, K. Stamatopoulos, T. Papadaki, F. Berger, K.H. Young, R. Rosenquist, T. Greiner, W.C. Chan, E.M. Orlandi, M. Lucioni, R. Marasca, G. Inghirami, M. Ladetto, S. Cogliatti, S.H. Swerdlow, S. Stilgenbauer, E. Zucca, G. Gaidano and F. Bertoni (2013), Two main genetic pathways lead to the transformation of chronic lymphocytic leukemia to Richter Syndrome, Blood, 122:15, 2673-2682.
  3. Boi, A. Rinaldi, I. Kwee, P. Bonetti, M. Todaro, F. Tabbo, R. Piva, P.M.V. Rancoita, A. Matolcsy, B. Timar, T. Tousseyn, S.M. Rodriguez-Pinilla, M.A. Piris, S. Bea, E. Campo, G. Bhagat, S.H. Swerdlow, A. Rosenwald, M. Ponzoni, K.H. Young, P.P. Piccaluga, R. Dummer, S. Pileri, E. Zucca, G. Inghirami and F. Bertoni (2013), PRDM1/BLIMP1 is commonly inactivated in anaplastic large T-cell lymphoma, Blood, 122:15, 2683-2693.

P.M.V. Rancoita and A. Micheletti (2012), Estimators of the intensity of fibre processes and applications, in Progress in Industrial Mathematics at ECMI 2010, Mathematics in Industry, Volume 17, Part 6, edited by M. Günter, A. Bartel, M. Brunk, S. Schöps, M. Striebel, pages 529-535. Springer-Verlag, Berlin.

  1. Conconi, C. Ponzio, C. Lobetti-Bodoni, M. Motta, P.M.V. Rancoita, A. Stathis, A.A. Moccia, L. Mazzucchelli, F. Bertoni, M. Ghielmini, F. Cavalli and E. Zucca (2012), Incidence, risk factors and outcome of histological transformation in follicular lymphoma, British Journal of Haematology, 157:2, 188-196.
  2. Kwee, A. Rinaldi, P. Rancoita, D. Rossi, D. Capello, F. Forconi, N. Giuliani, R. Piva, G. Inghirami, G. Gaidano, E. Zucca and F. Bertoni (2012), Integrated DNA copy number and methylation profiling of lymphoid neoplasms using a single array, British Journal of Haematology, 156:3, 354-357.
  3. Kwee, D. Capello, A. Rinaldi, P.M.V. Rancoita, G. Bhagat, T.C. Greiner, M. Spina, A. Gloghini, W.C. Chan, M. Paulli, E. Zucca, U. Tirelli, A. Carbone, G. Gaidano and F. Bertoni (2012), Genomic aberrations affecting the outcome of immunodeficiency-related diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, Leukemia & Lymphoma, 53:1, 71-76.

P.M.V. Rancoita, A. Giusti and A. Micheletti (2011), Intensity estimation of stationary fibre processes from digital images with a learned detector, Image Analysis and Stereology, 30:3, 167-178.

  1. Rinaldi, M. Mian, E. Chigrinova, L. Arcaini, G. Bhagat, U. Novak, P.M.V. Rancoita, C.P. De Campos, F. Forconi, R.D. Gascoyne, F. Facchetti, M. Ponzoni, S. Govi, A.J. Ferreri, M. Mollejo, M.A. Piris, L. Baldini, J. Soulier, C. Thieblemont, V. Canzonieri, V. Gattei, R. Marasca, S. Franceschetti, G. Gaidano, A. Tucci, S. Uccella, M.G. Tibiletti, S. Dirnhofer, C. Tripodo, C. Doglioni, R. Dalla Favera, F. Cavalli, E. Zucca, I. Kwee and F. Bertoni (2011), Genome wide DNA-profiling of marginal zone lymphomas identifies subtype-specific lesions with an impact on the clinical outcome, Blood, 117:5, 1595-1604.
  2. Chigrinova, M. Mian, M. Scandurra, T.C. Greiner, W.C. Chan, J.M. Vose, G. Inghirami, A. Chiappella, L. Baldini, M. Ponzoni, A.J.M. Ferreri, S. Franceschetti, G. Gaidano, A. Tucci, F. Facchetti, T. Lazure, O. Lambotte, S. Montes-Moreno, M.A. Piris, J.F. Nomdedeu, S. Uccella, P.M.V. Rancoita, I. Kwee, E. Zucca and F. Bertoni (2011), Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma with concordant bone marrow involvement has peculiar genomic profile and poor clinical outcome, Hematological Oncology, 29:1, 38-41.
  3. Poretti, I. Kwee, B. Bernasconi, P.M.V. Rancoita, A. Rinaldi, C. Capella, E. Zucca, A. Neri, M.G. Tibiletti and F. Bertoni (2011), Chromosome 11q23.1 is an unstable region in B-cell tumor cell lines, Leukemia Research, 35:6, 808-813.
  4. Kwee, P.M.V. Rancoita, A. Rinaldi, A.J.M. Ferreri, G. Bhagat, R.D. Gascoyne, V. Canzonieri, G. Gaidano, C. Doglioni, E. Zucca, M. Ponzoni and F. Bertoni (2011), Genomic profiles of MALT lymphomas: variability across anatomic sites, Haematologica-The Hematology Journal, 96:7, 1064-1066.

P.M.V. Rancoita, M. Hutter, F. Bertoni and I. Kwee (2010), An integrated Bayesian analysis of LOH and copy number data, BMC Bioinformatics, 11:321.

  1. Capello, M. Scandurra, G. Poretti, P.M.V. Rancoita, M. Mian, A. Gloghini, C. Deambrogi, M. Martini, D. Rossi, T.C. Greiner, W.C. Chan, M. Ponzoni, S. Montes Moreno, M.A. Piris, V. Canzonieri, M. Spina, U. Tirelli, G. Inghirami, A. Rinaldi, E. Zucca, R. Dalla Favera, F. Cavalli, L.M. Larocca, I. Kwee, A. Carbone, G. Gaidano and F. Bertoni (2010), Genome wide DNA-profiling of HIV-related B-cell lymphomas, British Journal of Haematology, 148:2, 245-255.
  2. Rinaldi, D. Capello, M. Scandurra, T.C. Greiner, W.C. Chan, G. Bhagat, D. Rossi, E. Morra, M. Paulli, A. Rambaldi, P.M.V. Rancoita, G. Inghirami, M. Ponzoni, S. Montes Moreno, M.A. Piris, M. Mian, E. Chigrinova, E. Zucca, R. Dalla Favera, G. Gaidano, I. Kwee and F. Bertoni (2010), Single nucleotide polymorphism-arrays provide new insights in the pathogenesis of post-transplant diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, British Journal of Haematology, 149:4, 569-577.
  3. Scandurra, D. Rossi, C. Deambrogi, P.M.V. Rancoita, E. Chigrinova, M. Mian, M. Cerri, S. Rasi, E. Sozzi, F. Forconi, M. Ponzoni, S. Montes Moreno, M.A. Piris, G. Inghirami, E. Zucca, V. Gattei, A. Rinaldi, I. Kwee, G. Gaidano and F. Bertoni (2010), Genomic profiling of Richter’s syndrome: recurrent lesions and differences with de novo diffuse large B-cell lymphomas, Hematological Oncology, 28:2, 62-67.
  4. Scandurra, M. Mian, T.C. Greiner, P.M.V. Rancoita, C.P. De Campos, W.C. Chan, J.M. Vose, E. Chigrinova, G. Inghirami, A. Chiappella, L. Baldini, M. Ponzoni, A.J.M. Ferreri, S. Freschetti, G. Gaidano, S. Montes Moreno, M.A. Piris, F. Facchetti, A. Tucci, J.F. Nomdedeu, T. Lazure, O. Lambotte, S. Uccella, G. Pinotti, G. Pruneri, G. Martinelli, K.H. Young, M.G. Tibiletti, A. Rinaldi, E. Zucca, I. Kwee and F. Bertoni (2010), Genomic lesions associated with a different clinical outcome in diffuse large B-cell lymphoma treated with R-CHOP-21, British Journal of Haematology, 151:3, 221-231.
  5. Rinaldi, F. Forconi, L. Arcaini, M. Mian, E. Sozzi, S. Zibellini, L. Baldini, S. Franceschetti, G. Gaidano, R. Marasca, M. Mollejo, M.A. Piris, A. Tucci, F. Facchetti, G. Bhagat, R. Dalla Favera, P.M.V. Rancoita, E. Zucca, I. Kwee and F. Bertoni (2010), Immunogenetics features and genomic lesions in splenic marginal zone lymphoma, British Journal of Haematology, 151:5, 435-439.

A.A. de Moura Meneses, C.J. Gomes Pinheiro, P. Rancoita, T. Schaul, L.M. Gambardella, R. Schirru, R. Cely Barroso, L. F. de Oliveira (2010), Assessment of neural networks training strategies for histomorphometric analysis of synchrotron radiation medical images, Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment, 621, 662-669.

A.A. de Moura Meneses, P. Rancoita, R. Schirru and L.M. Gambardella (2010), A Class-Based Search for the In-Core Fuel Management Optimization of a Pressurized Water Reactor, Annals of Nuclear Energy, 37:11, 1554-1560.

P.M.V. Rancoita, M. Hutter, F. Bertoni and I. Kwee (2009), Bayesian DNA copy number analysis, BMC Bioinformatics, 10:10.

P.M.V. Rancoita, M. Hutter, F. Bertoni and I Kwee (2009), “Bayesian joint estimation of CN and LOH aberrations”, in IWANN 2009, Part II, LNCS 5518,edited by S. Omatu, M.P. Rocha, J. Bravo, F. Fernández, E. Corchado, A. Bustillo, J.M. Corchado, pages 1109-1117. Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg.

  1. Micheletti and P.M.V. Rancoita (2009), “Estimators of the intensity of stationary planar fibre processes”, in Stereology and Image Analysis. Ecs10 – Proceedings of the 10th European Congress of ISS, edited by V. Capasso, G. Aletti, A. Micheletti, pages 131-136. The MIRIAM Project Series, ESCULAPIO Pub. Co., Bologna, Italy.
  2. Novak, A. Rinaldi, I. Kwee, S.V. Nandula, P.M.V. Rancoita, M. Compagno, M. Cerri, D. Rossi, V.V. Murty, E. Zucca, G. Gaidano, R. Dalla-Favera, L. Pasqualucci, G. Bhagat and F. Bertoni (2009), The NF-kB negative regulator TNFAIP3 (A20) is commonly inactivated by somatic mutations and genomic deletions in marginal zone B-cell lymphomas, Blood, 113:20,4918-4921.
  3. Forconi, G. Poretti, I. Kwee, E. Sozzi, D. Rossi, P.M.V. Rancoita, D. Capello, A. Rinaldi, E. Zucca, D. Raspadori, V. Spina, F. Lauria, G. Gaidano and F. Bertoni (2008), High density genome-wide DNA profiling reveals a remarkably stable profile in hairy cell leukaemia, British Journal of Haematology, 141, 622-630.
  4. Forconi, A. Rinaldi, I. Kwee, E. Sozzi, D. Raspadori, P.M.V. Rancoita, M. Scandurra, D. Rossi, C. Deambrogi, D. Capello, E. Zucca, D. Marconi, R. Bomben, V. Gattei, F. Lauria, G. Gaidano and F. Bertoni (2008), Genome-wide DNA analysis identifies recurrent imbalances predicting outcome in chronic lymphocytic leukemia with 17p deletion, British Journal of Haematology, 143, 532-536.
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