Areas of Research

To improve loco-regional control, the following properties of head and neck cancer are explored in our laboratory:

1) Invasive and metastasizing properties of tumor cells
2) Immune surveillance
3) Molecular determinants of HPV-induced oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma
4) Tumor heterogeneity and field cancerization.

Research Group

  • Dr. Genrich Tolstonog – head of research
  • Dr. Jean-Paul Rivals – senior scientist
  • Dr. Jana Sponarona – post-doc
  • Dr. Vinko Misetic – post-doc
  • Agnes Hiou – technician


Our publications can be seen in the Lausanne University UniSciences database.


 Last updated on 11/09/2020 at 12:39