Elia Biganzoli is Full Professor in Medical Statistics at the ‘Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, University of Milan. He is member of the quality assurance board of the University of Milan, the research board of the Italian Medical Statistics and Epidemiology Society and the steering board of the Computational Intelligence for Bioinformatics and Biostatistics – CIBB. He is also a cofounder member of the Data Science Research Center, University of Milan. He is the Italian representative for the Lobsterpot COST Action CA19138 of the European Commission and he organized numerous workshops and conferences on biomedical sciences and biostatistics. His main research interests are statistical learning methods for survival analysis and high-throughput biological assays, planning and analysis of diagnostic and prognostic studies in cancer, chronic and infectious diseases with special interest on molecular biomarkers and bioprofiles.