Professor Fabrice André has been appointed as Director of Research at Gustave Roussy for a five year term. He has taken up his post on the 11 February.
According to a note released by the French institute, André will work with the Medical Director of the Institute to coordinate the clinical and scientific research programmes and he will also be responsible for the development of research developing, among other initiatives, a health-sciences orientated laboratory structure based at the Institute. In addition, he will strengthen inter-disciplinary collaboration within the French research community and extend the scientific fields covered at Gustave Roussy, in particular by opening them up to work in artificial intelligence, physics and the human and social sciences.
Since September 2017, André is Editor-in-Chief of Annals of Oncology. He has been a member of the ESMO Educational Committee since 2009, he was coordinator (2012-2014) and member (since 2015) of the ESMO Breast Cancer Faculty. Professor André was also a member of the ESMO Cancer Research Faculty, 2012-2014; and is currently chair of the ESMO Translational Research and Precision Medicine Working Group.