Fabrice Barlesi, MD, PhD
THE EUROPEAN SOCIETY for Medical Oncology (ESMO) and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC) have announced that the 2018 Heine H. Hansen Award was given to Fabrice Barlesi, MD, PhD. The award was presented at the 2018 European Lung Cancer Congress (ELCC 2018) in early April in Geneva, Switzerland.
Dr. Barlesi is currently Professor of Medicine at the University of Aix Marseille and Head of the Multidisciplinary Oncology and Therapeutic Innovations Department at Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Marseille, France. He currently serves as Associate Editor for the IASLC Lung Cancer News and was part of the lung scientific committee of the ESMO 2017 Congress.
Dr. Barlesi’s main clinical interests in lung cancer research are specific to the fields of multimodal treatment, angiogenesis, bioguided therapies, and immuno-oncology. He is the author or coauthor of more than 250 publications in peer-reviewed journals or book chapters. He coordinates the Early Phase Cancer Trials Centre in Marseille and serves on the Board of Directors of the French Thoracic Intergroup. ■