Guarnerio Lab

Personal Statement

I am a molecular and cellular biologist trained at Harvard Medical School, currently holding an academic appointment as assistant professor at Cedars-Sinai and UCLA. In my scientific career, I have been researching the cell-autonomous and non-cell-autonomous contributions to cancer and have focused my investigations specifically on leukemia and sarcoma.


Jlenia Guarnerio, MS, PhD

  • Sarcoma Microenvironment and New Mouse Models of Sarcoma 
  • Stromal Regulation of the Leukemic Cells Within the Bone Marrow Niche
  • Cancer-Associated circRNAs in the Tumor Microenvironment
Meet Our Team

Learn more about the scientists, faculty members, investigators and other healthcare professionals of the Guarnerio Laboratory, whose dedicated efforts lead to groundbreaking discoveries.

Job Openings

Guarnerio J, Zhang Y, Cheloni G, Panella R, Katon JM, Simpson M, Matsumoto A, Papa A, Loretelli C, Petri A, et al.

Cell Res. 2019 Aug;29(8):628-640.

Guarnerio J, Mendez LM, Asada N, Menon AV, Fung J, Berry K, Frenette PS, Ito K, Pandolfi PP. 

Nat Commun. 2018 Jan 4;9(1):66. 

Guarnerio J, Bezzi M, Jeong JC, Paffenholz SV, Berry K, Naldini MM, Lo-Coco F, Tay Y, Beck AH, Pandolfi PP.

Cell. 2016 Apr7;165(2):289-302. 

Contact the Guarnerio Lab

8700 Beverly Blvd.
Davis Building, Room 3027
Los Angeles, CA 90048