Dr. Chiara Maria Grana MD PhD, Nuclear Medicine Specialist - Milan, Italy

Milano, Via Ripamonti, 435 (Building 1) Milan, Italy
Speciality: Nuclear Medicine Specialist
Languages: English, Italian
Degree: Dr. MD
Focus Area: Dr. Chiara Maria Grana Phd | Nuclear Medicine Doctor | European Institute for Cancer Treatment | Istituto Europeo di Oncologia | Cancer Treatment Specialist | Milan, Italy

About - Dr. Chiara Maria Grana MD PhD



April 2014 - Present: Director of the Division for Nuclear medicine at IEO, Milan, Italy

November 2013 - April 2014: Acting Director of the Division for Nuclear medicine at IEO, Milan, Italy

July 2001 - October 2013: Deputy Director of the Division for Nuclear medicine at IEO, Milan, Italy

1995 - 2001: Asisstant of the Division for Nuclear medicine at IEO, Milan, Italy


Clinical Activitiy: 

Dr. Chiara Maria Grana works in the fields of:

  • Radiometabolic therapy in thyroid diseases

  • Radioimmunotherapy with Beta emitters in brain tumors and non-Hodgkin lymphomas 

  • Radionuclide receptor theapy

  • Diagnosis with radiopeptides labelled Beta transmitters in endocrine malignancies

  • Traditional nuclear medicine techniques

  • Treatment of bone metastases 

Research Activity: 

  • Brain and Haematological Malignancies: Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma with Zevalin, by coordinating radioimmunotherapy protocol
  • Clinical investigator in different radioimmunotherapy protocol
  • Collaboration in the field of radio-labelled peptides in endocrine malignancies
  • Active contribution to the development of different aplications of lymphoscintigraphy and of antibodies with the avidin-biotin system in patients with solid tumors (ovarian, glioma, breast, colon and melanoma)
  • She has experience in GCP trials


Past Clinical & Research Activity:

  • 1994 - Attending physician at the Spedali Civili - Brescia - Radiometabolic Division;
  • 1990-1994: Fellowship Istituto Scientifico San Raffaele, Milan, Italy; 
  • 1989 - Visiting student at the Department of Internal Medicine of the University of Nijmegen, Netherlands;
  • 1988 - 1990: Student at Istituto Scientifico San Raffaele, Nuclear Medicine Division in Milan, Italy
  • 1988 - Visiting student at the State Hospital Bratislava, Slovakia
  • 1986- 1988: Student at the Ospedale Niguarda Ca' Granda General Medicine Division, Milan, Italy.


Therapeutic Applications of Nuclear Medicine in Oncology:

  • Receptor radionuclide therapy with stomatostatin and bonbesin analogues, radiolabelled with beta-transmitters;
  • Translational research applied to radio peptide therapy;
  • Radioimmunotherapy with beta-emitters by means of avidin-biotin system; loco-regional and systemic administration in brain tumors and ovarian carcinoma;
  • Radioimmunotherapy with antibodies radiolabelled with beta-emitters in NHL and ovarian carcinoma;
  • Internal dosimetry in radionuclide diagnosis and therapy;
  • Radionuclide therapy of differentiated thyroid cancer and hyperthyroidism with 131I;
  • Radionuclide therapy in bone metastases.


Diagnostic applications of Nuclear Medicine in Oncology:

  • Receptor scintigraphy with radiolabelled peptides;
  • Radioimmunoscintigraphy with avidin-biotin system;
  • PET/CT in Oncology;
  • Laboratory Nuclear Medicine in Tumor diagnosis;
  • Routine diagnostic examinations.


Additional Information:

She is the person in charge of the Quality process and also collaborated in the ISO 9001 Certification process for the Division of Nuclear Medicine at IEO, Milan, Italy.

Congresses – Constantly attending national and international congresses in the field of Nuclear Medicine & Oncology


  • More than 50 articles on international peer-reviewed journals
  • 5 invited book chapters
  • 9 publications in national journals
  • Abstracts in international and national journals.


1990 - M.D., Medicine & Surgery at Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy - Magna cum Laude
1994 - Post doctorate in Nuclear Medicine at Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
2003 - Post Doctorate in Oncology at Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy


Director of the Division of Nuclear Medicine at Istituto Europeo di Oncologia, Milan, Italy

Since 2007 – appointed teacher at the School of Specialization in Oncology, University of Parma, Italy

Since 2010– appointed teacher at the School of Radiological Techniques, University of Milan, Italy

Since 2013 – appointed teacher at the School of Specialization in Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Oncology, University of Milan, Italy;

Since 1994 Member of the Italian Association of Nuclear Medicine (AIMN)

She is an active member of the Neuroendocrine, the Oncohematology and the Neck Surgery task forces in IEO, Italy 


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