Emile Voest

ESMO Board Member

Function ESMO Executive Board
Address Netherlands Cancer Institute


Emile Voest

Emile Voest is Professor of Medical Oncology and serves as Medical Director on the Executive Board of the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) in Amsterdam. He also serves on the Board of the Center for Personalized Cancer Treatment (a national personalized medicine program involving >45 hospitals) and as member of the ESMO Council (Chair of the Publishing Committee) and member of the Supervisory Board of the Hartwig Medical Foundation (national sequencing center in the Netherlands).

In addition to his clinical and managerial responsibilities, he is leading his own research group at the NKI. His laboratory group is devoted to bringing personalized medicine to patients and is focused on the identification of biomarkers that predict efficacy of immunotherapy and chemotherapy. The results from these studies are subsequently translated in clinical studies. These translational approaches are performed across tumour types with emphasis on epithelial tumours.

He has authored >270 peer reviewed scientific papers.

Updated February 2019