Georges Mathé Translational Research Fellowship: Awardees

2016 Fellowship

Tumor infiltrating lymphocytes (TIL) and host immune response as predictive factors in breast cancer


Fellow: Alexios Matikas
Home institute: University Hospital of Heraklion, Greece
Host institute: Karolinska Institutet and University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden 
Sponsors: Debiopharm, Ipsen

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2015 Fellowship

Identification of molecular abnormalities in Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Tumors through whole-exome, RNA sequencing and DNA methylation


Fellow: Ivana Sullivan
Home Institute: Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain
Host Institute: Gustave Roussy Villejuif, France
Sponsor: Ipsen and DebiopharmaGroup

2014 Fellowship

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


Fellow: Sandrine Aspeslagh
Home Institute: Gent University Hospital, Gent, Belgium
Host Institute: Institut de Cancérologie Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France
Sponsors: Debiopharm and Ipsen

2013 Fellowship

Role of Notch signalling pathway in Glioma Stem Cells (GSCs)

Davis Torrejon Castro

Fellow: Davis Torrejon Castro
Home Institute: Vall d`Hebron University Hospital Institut d'Oncologia, Department Oncology, Barcelona, Spain
Host Institute: Vall d`Hebron University Hospital Institut d'Oncologia, Gene Expression and Cancer Laboratory, Barcelona, Spain
Sponsors: Debiopharm and Ipsen

2012 Fellowships

Circulating free plasma DNA from patients with advanced cancer involving next generation sequencing

Jean-Sébastien Frenel

Fellow: Jean-Sébastien Frenel
Home Institute: ICO Institut de Cancerologie de l'Ouest René Gauducheau, St. Herblain, France
Host Institute: The Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, Surrey, UK
Sponsor: Debiopharm and Ipsen