Quinnipiac University
Victor P. Francone

Associate Professor of Medical Sciences

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.

Education

  • BS, University of Barcelona
  • MS, University of Barcelona
  • PHD, University of Barcelona

Organization

  • Medicine

Office Location

  • Medicine, Nursing, Health Sci 311F

Mail Drop

  • NH-MED

Experience

Frank H Netter MD School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University

Associate Professor of Medical Sciences

Hamden, CT

2016 - Present

University of Connecticut Health Center

Adjunct Faculty

Farmington, CT

2013 - 2018

Frank H Netter MD School of Medicine, Quinnipiac University

Assistant Professor of Medical Sciences

Hamden, CT

2012 - 2016

The Commonwealth Medical College

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience

Scranton, PA

2009 - 2012

University of Connecticut Health Center

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Farmington, CT

2003 - 2009

University of Barcelona

Graduate Student

Barcelona, Spain

1996 - 2002

Professional Designation