Juan Valle is a Professor of Medical Oncology in the University of Manchester (Division of Cancer Sciences, Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health). He is based at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust within the Gastrointestinal Disease Group and treats cancers of the pancreas, liver and biliary tract, and neuroendocrine tumours (NETs).
Prof Valle has been awarded a number of grants for research leading to high-impact, practice-changing publications and presentations at national and international meetings; he is a peer-reviewer for many international medical journals and grant-awarding bodies.
Prof Valle established The Christie Neuroendocrine European Neuroendocrine Tumour Society (ENETS) Centre of Excellence in Manchester in 2011 and currently sits on the ENETS Advisory Board; he previously Chaired the UK National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) neuroendocrine subgroup (2013 – 2017).
Professor Valle is an active member of the NCRI hepatobiliary and pancreatic subgroups; he co-Chaired the EORTC Hepatobiliary Task Force (2018-2021); and sits on the Scientific and Medical Advisory Board of the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation [USA] and the Medical/Clinical Advisory Board of AMMF, the UK Cholangiocarcinoma Charity. He previously was a member of the National Cancer Institute Hepatobiliary Task Force [USA].
Society memberships include ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology), ESMO (European Society of Medical Oncology), UKI NETS (UK and Ireland Neuroendocrine Tumour Society) and ENETS (European Neuroendocrine Tumour Society).