Emanuela Felley-Bosco, PhD, PD

Laboratory of Molecular Oncology, Lungen- und Thoraxonkologie Zentrum, Zurich University Hospital, Labor 40E, Sternwartstrasse 14, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland

Emanuela Felley-Bosco received a PhD degree in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of Lausanne in Switzerland (1986). She was then post-doc first one year at Occupational Health Institute in Lausanne, then two years and a half at the Swiss Institute for Experimental Cancer Research, Switzerland and finally three years at National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, USA. Emanuela Felley-Bosco has been a group leader (1994-2006) at the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology at the University of Lausanne thanks also to a women-academic promotion award. She is lecturer at Lausanne University since 1998. Since 2007, she is group leader in the Laboratory of Molecular Oncology at Zürich University Hospital, Zurich Switzerland. Her major interest is inflammation/injury related cancer with a more recent focus on mesothelioma. Her group is involved in translational research ongoing in parallel with clinical trials for the treatment of patients with mesothelioma and in pre-clinical studies aimed at a better understanding of mesothelioma biology. In this context targeted therapies are also tested.