ESMO Fellowships: Awardees

ESMO Research Fellowships - Translational Focus 2019

Evaluation of a combination of biomarkers for an early diagnosis of mycosis fungoides


Fellow: Gabor Dobos
Home institute: Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
Host institute: Hôpitaux Universitaires, Saint-Louis Lariboisière Fernand-Widal, France 
Sponsor: Roche

Characterisation of stromal TILs specificity and activity in immune excluded epithelial ovarian cancer


Fellow: Eleonora Ghisoni
Home institute: Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment of Candiolo- FPO/IRCCS, Italy
Host institute: CHUV - Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland
Sponsor: ESMO


Identification of novel therapeutic targets in desmoplastic small round cell sarcoma (DSRCT)


Fellow: Asuka Kawachi-Kawai
Home institute: National Cancer Center Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan
Host institute: Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
Sponsor: ESMO


Impact of human FCγR gene polymorphism on hyper-progression disease with anti-PD1 inhibitors based on Antibody mediated PD1+ T cell phagocytosis


Fellow: Ignacio Matos Garcia
Home institute: Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
Host institute: UCL Cancer Institute, London, United Kingdom
Sponsor: Roche

RADAR study: Molecular signature of radioactivity-induced lung cancer based on radon-induced lung cancer in rats from the French Atomic Energy Commission cohort


Fellow: Laura Mezquita Pérez
Home institute: Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
Host institute: Institut d'Investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Barcelona, Spain
Sponsor: BMS

Breast cancer metastasis and lipid metabolism implication


Fellow: Mariela Vasileva-Slaveva
Home institute: Alexandrovska University Hospital, Sofia, Bulgaria
Host institute: Innsbruck Medical University, Austria
Sponsor: ESMO

ESMO Research Fellowships - Clinical Focus 2019

A phase II trial of neoadjuvant regorafenib in combination with nivolumab and short-course radiotherapy in intermediate-risk, stage II-III rectal cancer (REGINA)


Fellow: Giacomo Bregni
Home institute: Ospedale Policlinico S. Martino IRCCS, Genoa, Italy
Host institute: Institut Jules Bordet, Brussels, Belgium
Sponsor: ESMO

BRCA2MEN: an international, multicentre, observational and ambispective study to validate the predictive value of germline BRCA2 mutations in selecting first-line metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) treatment


Fellow: Carlo Cattrini
Home institute: San Martino Polyclinic Hospital, Italy
Host institute: National Cancer Research Center (CNIO), Madrid, Spain
Sponsor: ESMO

ESMO Palliative Care Fellowships 2019

The Palliative Care Fellowships will be presented during the 6th ESMO Designated Centres Community Session and Awards at the ESMO 2019 Congress in Barcelona, Spain on Sunday 29 September 2019. 

Fellow: Linlin Zhang
Home institute: Tianjin Medical University General Hospital, Tianjin Shi, China
Host institute: Monash Medical Centre, Clayton, Australia
Sponsor: ESMO

Fellow: Oumou Kimso
Home institute: Université Felix Houphouet Boigny d'Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Host institute: Institut de cancerologie de l'Ouest, Gauducheau-Nantes, France
Sponsor: ESMO 

Fellow: Venkata Pradeep Babu Koyyala
Home institute: Rajiv Gandhi Cancer Institute and Research Centre, Delhi, India
Host institute: Princess Margaret Cancer Center, Toronto, Canada
Sponsor: ESMO 

Fellow: Pauline Cauton
Home institute: St. Luke's Medical Center, Quezon City, Philippines
Host institute: Princess Margaret Cancer Center, Toronto, Canada
Sponsor: ESMO 

Fellow: Helena Luna Pais
Home institute: Centro Hospitalar Lisboa Norte - Hospital Sta Maria (HSM-CHLN), Lisbon, Portugal
Host institute: Clínica Universidad de Navarra (CUN), Pamplona, Spain
Sponsor: ESMO 

Fellow: Suzan Al Hassanin
Home institute: Faculty of Medicine - Menoufia University, Shebeen El Kom, Egypt
Host institute: The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
Sponsor: ESMO

Read the reports from previous ESMO Fellowships' awardees

  • ESMO Clinical Research Fellowship reports
  • ESMO Translational Research Fellowship reports
  • Translational Research Unit Visit reports
  • Georges Mathé Translational Research Fellowship reports
  • Palliative Care Fellowship reports
  • Clinical Unit Visit reports
  • European Integration Fellowship Reports