Andrés Cervantes

ESMO Educational Committee Chair

Function ESMO Executive Board
Term 2016 – 2019
Address University of Valencia



Professor Andrés Cervantes is the General Director of the Cancer Area at the Institute of Health Research INCLIVA in Valencia and he is Professor of Medicine at the University of Valencia. He completed his training in Medical Oncology at the University Hospital in Valencia. After completing his clinical training he got a research fellowship for two years at the Free University Hospital in Amsterdam, where he obtained his PhD degree with a work on multidrug resistance in the Cellular Pharmacology Lab of this institution.

Professor Cervantes serves as Head of Section in Medical Oncology at the Dept. of Haematology and Medical Oncology at the University Hospital in Valencia. His main areas of research and clinical interest are gastrointestinal and gynaecologic malignancies as well as phase I trials and new drug development. He is the author of many research articles and educational papers published in peer-reviewed journals. He is also the Editor of Cancer Treatment Reviews and Clinical and Translational Oncology. Since January 2014, he is serving Annals of Oncology, the ESMO flagship journal, as Associate Editor for the gastrointestinal malignancies area. He is ESMO's Educational Committee Chair.