Donatello Telesca

Donatello Telesca, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics



Scientific Interests

Dr. Donatello Telesca's research interests include Bayesian methods in multivariate statistics, functional data analysis and statistical methods in bio- and nano-informatics.

Highlighted Publications

McVeigh TP, Jung SY, Kerin MJ, Salzman D, Nallur S, Nemec AA, Dookwah M, Sadofsky J, Paranjape T, Kelly O, Chan E, Miller N, Sweeney KJ, Zelterman D, Sweasy J, Pilarski R, Telesca D, Slack FJ, Weidhaas JB. Estrogen Withdrawal, Increased Breast Cancer Risk and the KRAS-variant. Cell Cycle. 2015 May 11:0. [Epub ahead of print]

D'Arena G, Ruggieri V, D'Auria F, La Rocca F, Simeon V, Statuto T, Caivano A, Telesca D, Del Vecchio L, Musto P. Lenalidomide differently modulates CD20 antigen surface expression on chronic lymphocytic leukemia B-cells. Leuk Lymphoma. 2015 Jan 29:1-2. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

Arensman MD, Telesca D, Lay AR, Kershaw KM, Wu N, Donahue TR, Dawson DW. The CREB-binding protein inhibitor ICG-001 suppresses pancreatic cancer growth.Mol Cancer Ther. 2014 Oct;13(10):2303-14. doi: 10.1158/1535-7163.MCT-13-1005. Epub 2014 Jul 31.

Kobeissi L, Samari G, Telesca D, Esfandiari M, Galal O. The impact of breast cancer knowledge and attitudes on screening and early detection among an immigrant Iranian population in southern California. J Relig Health. 2014 Dec;53(6):1759-69. doi: 10.1007/s10943-013-9778-y.

Yu EY, Gulati R, Telesca D, Jiang P, Tam S, Russell KJ, Nelson PS, Etzioni RD, Higano CS. Duration of first off-treatment interval is prognostic for time to castration resistance and death in men with biochemical relapse of prostate cancer treated on a prospective trial of intermittent androgen deprivation. J Clin Oncol. 2010 Jun 1;28(16):2668-73. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2009.25.1330. Epub 2010 Apr 26.