Ospedale San Raffaele (OSR) comprises both clinical and research activities, conducted by a highly specialized and qualified hospital with 1,357 beds and a research institute with around 1,600 basic, clinical and translational scientists. The premises also host the Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, which comprises the faculties of medicine, psychology and philosophy.
Lucia Lopalco is currently the Head of the Immunobiology of HIV Lab of the OSR in Milan. Dr Lopalco studies the mechanisms underlying dysfunction of immune system under alterations of self repertoire associated to increased susceptibility to infection or development of inflammation or cancer. She is responsible of a Work Package within HEPAMUT project. Her lab will be fully involved in Identification of HCC specific neo-antigen and development of monoclonal antibodies against conformational HCC epitopes.