Jean-Philippe Spano, MD, PhD, Professor in Medical Oncology, is currently Professor in the Department of Medical Oncology of Pr. David Khayat at the Pitié-Salpétrière Hospital in Paris, France. He holds a medical oncology fellowship from the Internat des hôpitaux de Paris, and has worked at the Curie Institute, the Rothschild Hospital, the Gustave-Roussy Institute, and St. Louis Hospital in Paris. He also participated in a clinical exchange programme with the MD Anderson Cancer Centre in Houston, Texas.
President of the Association of fellows in Oncology (AERIO) in France, which he founded in 1996, and is also a member of several well-known oncology societies, including the American Association for cancer Research (AACR), the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO). He is also active in the scientific committees of EUROCANCER and the International Congress of Anti-Cancer Treatment. (ICACT). He also belongs to the JCO editorial committee and to the Bulletin of Cancer. He is also the French Editor for the JCO (French version).
Jean-Philippe Spano has published over 90 papers in haematology and oncology, has made several oral presentations at medical congresses, and is a very active poster presenter at the aforementioned medical societies.
Jean-Philippe Spano obtained a PhD degree at the University of Paris in 2004. His PhD thesis was on EGFR, CXCR4 and PTEN as prognostic and predictive factors of metastases in oncogenesis. The title of his MD thesis is “Factors predictive of disease progression and death in aids-related Kaposi’s sarcoma. His title of Professor of the Pierre et Marie Curie University was obtained in 2006.