Alessandra Larocca, MD, PhD, is a Consultant Physician and Assistant Professor in the Division of Hematology at the Department of Hematology-Oncology at the University Hospital Città della Salute e della Scienza, Torino, Italy.
She studied Medicine at the University of Milano, Italy (1996–2001), and completed her residency in Hematology at the same institution (2001–2005).
In 2014, she obtained her PhD in Pathology and Experimental Oncology at the University of Torino. She is coordinating and working on the design and development of clinical trials for multiple myeloma developed in the Department of Hematology of Torino. She is author and co-author of numerous books and papers published in peer-reviewed journals. Her interest is in multiple myeloma and its treatment including new drugs, with special focus on clinical trials and the treatment of elderly and frail patients.