thierry virolle


Head of Research

Cancer Stem Cell Plasticity and Functional Intra-tumor Heterogeneity

Thierry Virolle is an INSERM research director, has over 25 years’ experience in academic cancer research.

He has a PhD degree in health and life sciences from Nice University.

He is now head of the "Plasticity of cancer stem cells and intra-tumoral functional heterogeneity" team at the Institut de Biologie Valrose in Nice,

There, he is studying the aggressiveness and resistance of Glioma Stem Cells (GSCs). He have identified in collaboration with Laurent Turchi a drug candidate (DV188) from a collection of original molecules synthesized at the Nice Institute of Chemistry.

Thierry VIROLLE has authored :

  • 62 scientific publications
  • 7 patents
  • Important medical-scientific network (co-founder of the SUNRISE and PETRA-Tech network)

Publications of Thierry VIROLLE

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