Faculty Profile

Victor Francone

Victor P. Francone

Associate Professor of Medical Sciences

Education

BS, MS, PhD, University of Barcelona
Organization

Frank H Netter, MD, School of Medicine, Medical Sciences

Phone Number

(203) 582-6577

Mail Drop

NH-MED

Email

Victor.Francone@quinnipiac.edu

Dr. Francone is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medical Sciences in the Frank H. Netter School of Medicine. He is among the founding faculty of the Netter SOM, joining in 2012 and teaches in the Foundation of Medicine and SRCC courses. He started his academic career as an Assistant Professor of Neuroscience at The Commonwealth Medical College now named Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Dr. Francone earned a B.S. in Biology, University of Barcelona in 1996 and a Ph.D. in Cell Biology and Pathology, University of Barcelona at Hospital Clinic School of Medicine in 2002. He was a postdoctoral research fellow in neuroscience at the University of Connecticut Health Center in 2003-2009. Dr. Francone has been member of the Inclusion and Diversity Committee since its inception.

Dr. Francone’s research is focused on the regulatory mechanisms of RNA binding proteins in neural cells, their subcellular localization, and their roles in cellular homeostasis and physiological regulation. His research models have been focused on oligodendrocytic myelination, and on the regulation of corticotrope cells of the pituitary gland.

Frank H Netter MD School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University

2016 – Present

Associate Professor of Medical Sciences

Hamden, CT

University of Connecticut Health Center

2013 – 2018

Adjunct Faculty

Farmington, CT

Frank H Netter MD School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University

2012 – 2016

Assistant Professor of Medical Sciences

Hamden, CT

The Commonwealth Medical College

2009 – 2012

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

Scranton, PA

University of Connecticut Health Center

2003 – 2009

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Farmington, CT

University of Barcelona

1996 – 2002

Graduate Student

Barcelona, Spain

Associate Professor

2016-01-01