ESMO Translational Research Working Group

ESMO Translational Research Working Group has been formed to promote high-quality translational research in oncology and as resource to the Society in developing translational research-related content for educational programmes and enduring materials.

Activities and responsibilities

  • Serve as a resource to ESMO in promoting/supporting cancer research careers
  • Serve as the resource to ESMO in developing content of cancer research messages for delivery through different Society channels
  • Serve as the resource to ESMO in analysing cancer research regulatory activities and development of strategies in removing/minimizing barriers for incorporation of translational components into clinical research projects.


  • Giampaolo Tortora, Italy


  • Cristiana Sessa, Switzerland

Committee Members

  • Fabrice André, France
  • Rafal Dziadziuszko, Poland    
  • Gail Eckhardt, USA    
  • Marinus W. Lobbezoo, Netherlands    
  • Nicola Normanno, Italy    
  • Desamparados Roda, Spain    
  • Aldo Scarpa, Italy    
  • Konstantinos Syrigos, Greece    
  • Charles Swanton, United Kingdom 
  • Teresa Troiani, Italy