ESMO Fellowships: 2017 Awardees

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the ESMO 2017 Fellowships

The awards will be presented during the ESMO Fellowship Session at the ESMO 2017 Congress in Madrid, Spain on Monday 11 September 2017, 14:15-15:45, Salamanca Auditorium

ESMO Clinical Research Fellowships 2017


Fellow: Antonio Di Meglio (IRCCS AOU San Martino, Genoa, Italy)
Project title: Health Behaviors and Long-term Treatment Toxicity Among Breast Cancer Survivors: A Quantitative Analysis in the French Prospective CANTO Cohort
Host institute: Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
Sponsor: ESMO


Fellow: Bruno Duso (Hospital Moinhos de Vento, Porto Alegre, Brazil)
Project title: A Phase I-II Investigation of Pembrolizumab in Combination with Oral Metronomic Cyclophosphamide in Patients with Locally Recurrent, Inoperable, and/or Metastatic Inflammatory Breast Cancer with Lymphangitic Spread to the Chest Wall
Host institute: Istituto Europeo di Oncologia, Milan, Italy
Sponsor: ESMO


Fellow: Sheraz Markar (St. Mary's Hospital Imperial College, London, United Kingdom)
Project title: LAsting Symptoms after Esophageal Resection (LASER)
Host institute: Karolinska Instituttet, Stockholm, Sweden
Sponsor: Novartis

ESMO Translational Research Fellowships 2017


Fellow: Angelika Bezan (Medical University of Graz, Austria)
Project title: Liquid biopsy by apheresis
Host institute: Institute of Cancer Research, The Royal Marsden, Sutton, United Kingdom
Sponsor: Roche


Fellow: Giulia Martini (Università degli Studi della Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy)
Project title: An integrative bedside to bench approach for discovery and validation of new biomarkers of resistance in metastatic Colorectal Cancer (mCRC) by liquid biopsy and development of preclinical cancer models.
Host institute: Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
Sponsor: Amgen


Fellow: Bernadetta Pellegrino (Azienda Ospedaliera di Parma, Italy)
Project title: Exploiting the DNA-damage response upon PARP inhibition in homologous recombination deficient tumors to maximize the activity of anti-PD-L1 therapy
Host institute: Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
Sponsor: Roche

ESMO Palliative Care Fellowships 2017

The Palliative Care Fellowships were presented during the 4th ESMO Designated Centres Community Session and Awards at the ESMO 2017 Congress in Madrid, Spain on Sunday 10 September 2017, 16:30-18:30, Salamanca Auditorium


Fellow: Renata Barreto
Home institute: Irmandade Santa Casa de Misericórdia de São Paulo, Brazil
Host institute: Istituto Scientifico Romagnolo per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Meldola, Italy
Sponsor: ESMO


Fellow: Marie Belle Francia
Home institute: St. Luke's Medical Center- Global City, Manila, Philippines
Host institute: The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
Sponsor: ESMO


Fellow: Marin Golčić
Home institute: Clinical Hospital Centre Rijeka, Croatia
Host institute: The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
Sponsor: ESMO


Fellow: Rita Mestre
Home institute: Centro Hospitalar do Algarve - Hospital de Faro, Portugal
Host institute: Institut Català d'Oncologia Badalona, Barcelona, Spain
Sponsor: ESMO


Fellow: Rajesh Pasricha
Home institute: All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, India
Host institute: Monash Health, Clayton, Australia
Sponsor: ESMO


Fellow: Anna Sevoyan
Home institute: Hematology Center after R. H. Yeolyan, Yerevan, Armenia
Host institute: Institute of Oncology of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland
Sponsor: ESMO

Fellow: Natalie Sharpe
Home institute: University Hospital of West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica
Host institute: University of Colorado Cancer Center, Aurora, USA
Sponsor: ESMO

Read the reports from previous ESMO Fellowships' awardees