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Giuseppe Curigliano

Guidelines Committee Chair

ESMO Council


European Institute of Oncology
Division of Early Drug Development

Giuseppe Curigliano, MD PhD, is Associate Professor of Medical Oncology at the University of Milano and the Head of the Division of Early Drug Development at the European Institute of Oncology, IRCCS, Italy. He is a clinician and researcher specialising in early drug development for patients with solid tumours with a special commitment to breast cancer. He has been a member of the Italian National Health Council since 2018 and, in 2019, he served as Chair of the Scientific Committee of The Lega Nazionale Lotta ai Tumori. He has served as a Member of the ESMO Breast Cancer Faculty since 2001 and he is currently the Faculty Coordinator. He has also served on the Scientific Committee for the St Gallen Conference since 2011, and was the Scientific Co-Chair in St Gallen 2017 and 2019. He has been an Editorial Board Member for Annals of Oncology since 2014, and serves as Co-Editor in Chief of The Breast, Co-Editor in Chief of Cancer Treatment Reviews, Associate Editor of the European Journal of Cancer, Editor of the Journal of Clinical Oncology. He also serves on the European School of Oncology (ESO) faculty committee.  

Dr. Curigliano serves ESMO as the Chair of the Guidelines Committee and is a Council Member. He was previously the Chair of the Nomination Committee. Since 2016 he has served in the ESMO Women for Oncology Committee, the ESMO Membership Committee, the ESMO Press and Media Affairs Committee, the ESMO Global Policy Committee and the ESMO Translational Research Working Group.

He served as the Scientific Chair of the IMPAKT ESMO meeting that was held in Brussels in 2014 and as the Breast Cancer (metastatic) Track Chair of the ESMO 2014 meeting in Madrid. He served as Scientific Co-Chair of the ESMO Breast Cancer Congress in 2019 and 2020.

He was awarded with the first ESO Umberto Veronesi Award in Vienna in 2017 and with the Fellowship of the European Academy of Cancer Sciences in Paris in 2017.

He has contributed to over 390 peer-reviewed publications.

Last update: January 2023

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