Cinzia De Marco holds a B.Sc. in Biomedical Laboratory Techniques from the University of Milan with a thesis titled “Development of a microsystem for dosing the incorporation of drugs and precursors labeled nucleic acids in human cancer cells” performed at the Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan, Italy. Cizia De Marco has worked at Experimental Oncology & Molecular Medicine Dept on research focused on isolation and characterization of patient-derived primary cell cultures including breast cancer initiating cells, activated fibroblast and adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells; identification of plasmatic DNA mutational profile associated with breast cancer relapse. At Tobacco Control Unit, Cinzia De Marco has realised research focused on SHS indoor and outdoor measurement, school intervention for smoking prevention, museum and urban environmental pollution measurement. She is author and co-author of many articles on the mentioned topics.