Paul Hofman, PhD

Laboratory of Clinical and Experimental Pathology and Liquid Biopsy Laboratory, CHU de Nice, Nice, France

Dr Paul Hofman is Professor of Pathology at the Nice Sophia Antipolis University, France. He graduated in Nice and in Paris. Then he was a fellow in Pathology at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston, Harvard Medical School US) from 1993 to 1996. He is PhD in Cell Biology (University of Montpellier, France). He is the head of the Laboratory of Clinical and Experimental Pathology, Pasteur Hospital, University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, France since 2003. He is the director of the “FHU” OncoAge at Nice Sophia Antipolis ( and of the Hospital-related Biobank (BB-0033-00025) located in the Comprehensive Cancer Center and in the Hospital of Nice. He is the director of a research unit at the Inserm U 10181/UMR CNRS 7284 (IRCAN center) aiming to decipher the mechanisms occurring during the cross talk between immune cells and cancer cells. IRCAN and OncoAge Centers aim to better understanding the different processes linking ageing process and cancer diseases. He published more than 387 papers.