ESMO Fellowships: 2014–2015 Awardees

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the ESMO 2014 Fellowships.

The awards were presented at the YO Special Session: Fellowships in Europe on Monday 29 September 2014, during the ESMO 2014 Congress in Madrid.

ESMO Clinical Research Fellowship 2014-2015

Fellow: Michael Kolinsky
Topic: Co-targeting of AKT and the Androgen Receptor for Advanced Prostate Cancer

ESMO Translational Research Fellowships 2014-2015

Fellow: Vincenza Conteduca
Topic: Novel biological profiles of sensitivity and/or resistance to Abiraterone and/or Enzalutamide in patients with castration-resistant prostate cancer

Fellow: Valentina Gambardella
Topic: The Role of MET in Primary and Acquired Resistance in HER2 positive gastric cancer

Fellow: Colin Lindsay
Topic: Assessing the clinical application of circulating tumour cells in non-small cell lung cancer using therapeutic apheresis

Fellow: Amir Sonnenblick
Topic: Phsophorylated-STAT3 and trastuzumab resistance

Georges Mathé Translational Research Fellowship 2014-2015

Fellow: Sandrine Aspeslagh
Topic: Demonstrating the relevance of immunogenic cell death triggered by anthracyclines in breast
cancer (BC): Phase Ib/II trial combining anthracycline-based standard chemotherapy with a synthetic
TLR4 agonist in metastatic diseases. Stratification on HMGB1 deficiency and Asp299Gly TLR4 SNP

ESMO Palliative Care Fellowship 2014-2015

Fellow: Khaoula Mazouzi
Topic: Observer fellowship at the Institut Jules Bordet, Brussels, Belgium

Fellow: Wael Mohamed
Topic: Observer fellowship at St. Luke's Cancer Centre, Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guilford, Surrey, United Kingdom

Fellow: Sophie Schur
Topic: Observer fellowship at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Dept. of Oncology & Palliative Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel

Fellow: Olesea Serdiuc
Topic: Observer fellowship at the Charité Comprehensive Cancer Center Charité Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany

Read the reports from previous ESMO Fellowships' awardees