ESMO Fellowships: 2016 Awardees

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the ESMO 2016 Fellowships

The awards will be presented during the ESMO Fellowship Session at the ESMO 2016 Congress in Copenhagen, Denmark on Monday 28 September 2015, 16:45-18:45.

ESMO Clinical Research Fellowship 2016

Fellow: Piera Garguilo (Istituto Nazionale Tumori- I.R.C.C.S - Fondazione Pascale, Napoli, Italy)
Project title: Inflammation markers and prognostic model of survival and toxicity in patients with advanced pancreatic cancer (APC) receiving palliative Gemcitabine-based chemotherapy: insights from the SAKK 44/00-CECOG/PAN.1.3.001
Host institute: Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research SAKK, Bern, Switzerland
Sponsor: Novartis

ESMO Translational Research Fellowships 2016

Fellow: Annalisa Milano (St. Andrea Hospital, Medical and Surgical Sciences and Translational Medicine, Rome, Italy)
Project title: Next-generation expression analysis (NanoString) to develop prognostic and predictive gene signatures for patients with locally advanced rectal cancer treated with neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy
Host institute: Agostino Gemelli Hospital, Rome, Italy
Sponsor: Roche

Fellow: Francesca Maria Rizzo (Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Consorziale Policlinico di Bari, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology, Bari, Italy)
Project title: Different expression of CXCR4 on CTCs from NET patients with or without skeletal metastases
Host institute: UCL Cancer Institute – Department of Oncology, London, United Kingdom
Sponsor: Roche

Fellow: Sarah Kammerer (Medical University Graz, Institute of Biophysics, Graz, Austria)
Project title: Clear Cell Renal Cell Carcinoma: development of novel treatment strategies targeting cancer stem cells and identification of new predictive biomarkers  
Host institute: Max Delbrück Centrum for Molecular Medicine (MDC), Berlin, Germany
Sponsor: Amgen

Fellow: Matteo Lambertini (IRCCS AOU San Martino - IST, Genova, Italy)
Project title: Liquid Biomarkers during Fertility Preserving Procedures in BRCA Mutated Breast Cancer Patients
Host institute: Jules Bordet Institute, Breast Cancer Translational Research Laboratory, Brussels, Belgium
Sponsor: Amgen

Georges Mathé Translational Research Fellowship 2016

Fellow: Alexios Matikas (University Hospital of Heraklion, Greece)
Project title: Tumor infiltrating lymphocytes (TIL) and host immune response as predictive factors in breast cancer
Host institute: Karolinska Institutet and University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Sponsor: TBC

ESMO Palliative Care Fellowship 2016

Fellowship awardees will be announced by the end of July.

The PC Fellowships will be presented during the ESMO Integrated Oncology & Palliative Care Community Session at the ESMO 2016 Congress in Copenhagen, Denmark on Sunday 9 October 2016, 16:30-18:30 in hall Lisbon.

Read the reports from previous ESMO Fellowships' awardees