Di Vito obtained her Master’s degree in Medical Biotechnology at the University of Pavia, Italy and the PhD in Molecular Medicine at the University of Eastern Piedmont, Novara, Italy. She then spent four years as post-doctoral fellow at the University of Milan, before moving to the Humanitas Research Hospital, Milan, Italy. She is currently a Staff Scientist of the Clinical and Experimental Immunology Lab, where she is leading a research team that includes two PhD students, an undergraduate student and a technician.
Currently, together with her collaborators inside and outside Humanitas and Italy, her research activities are focused on projects of translational medicine aim at investigating the role of innate lymphoid cells and Natural Killer cells in the etiology and severity of hematologic malignancies and their immune-reconstitution profiles after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation to better exploit these cells and to ameliorate patient prognosis.
Her research activity is supported by Italian and European funding agencies, including Fondazione Umberto Veronesi, EMBO and Italian Ministry of Health.