European Cancer Organisation

Gilles Vassal

Gilles Vassal

Function: Member of the Oncopolicy Executive

Representing: SIOPE

Gilles Vassal has dedicated his research, clinical and training activity to the development of new drugs for children and adolescents with cancer for the last 20 years.

He is currently Professor of Oncology in University Paris-Sud and head of Clinical Research at Gustave Roussy, France.  He was President of SIOPE - the European Society of Paediatric Oncology from October 2012 to December 2015 and is currently its Past President and Board Member.

Gilles Vassal co-founded two European networks, the EU academic Consortium for Innovative Therapies for Children with Cancer (ITCC) and the European Network for Cancer research in Children and Adolescents (ENCCA). He is an expert at the European Medicine Agency and member of several Scientific Councils.

Gilles Vassal trained as a Paediatric Oncologist and obtained his PhD in Pharmacology.

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