Michele De Palma

SV 2527 (Bâtiment SV)
Station 19
CH-1015 Lausanne

Web site: Web site: https://depalma-lab.epfl.ch

Administrative data

Fields of expertise

Macrophages; Tumor angiogenesis;
Anti-angiogenic therapy; Immunotherapy;
Angiopoietin-2; microRNAs; Exosomes;
Mouse models of cancer;
Gene modification of hematopoietic cells;
Lentiviral vectors for gene transfer

Teaching & PhD


Life Sciences Engineering

PhD Programs

Doctoral Program in Molecular Life Sciences

Doctoral Program in Biotechnology and Bioengineering



This course provides a comprehensive overview of the biology of cancer, illustrating the mechanisms that cancer cells use to grow and disseminate at the expense of normal tissues and organs. The “hallmarks of cancer” categorization proposed by Hanahan and Weinberg (2001; 2011) provides a referen

Scientific project design in translational oncology

The theme of the course is the role of inflammation in cancer. It focuses on the regulation and multifaceted functions of tumor-associated inflammatory cells, and how they promote or oppose cancer.

Practical - De Palma Lab

Cell heterogeneity if the tumor microenvironment.