Stefano Tiziani, Ph.D.







Dr. Stefano Tiziani is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Nutritional Sciences at The

University of Texas at Austin. After receiving his Laurea in Chemistry at the University of

Trieste, (Italy), Dr. Tiziani completed his Ph.D. at Ohio State University in 2006, where he

developed a strong interest in phytochemicals and their role in disease prevention. His interest in

metabolic biomarker identification was subsequently extended during his postgraduate training

in the field of translational chemical biology to study cancer metabolism. He completed

postdoctoral training in molecular oncology and metabolomics as a Marie Curie Fellow and

European Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom in 2009. He

then served as a National Science Foundation Fellow at the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research

Institute in La Jolla, CA where he gained a better understanding of the role of the tumor

microenvironment in childhood leukemia. Since September 2012, Dr. Tiziani has been an

Assistant Professor at UT and starting in July 2013 he has a secondary adjunct appointment at

the Department of Biochemistry, School of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science

Center, San Antonio, Texas.