lymphoma hub

15-ICML, 18 June 2019

Gilles Salles

Gilles Salles

South Lyon University Hospital Complex
Lyon, France
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Professor Gilles Salles, the Chair of the Lymphoma Hub, is the Head of the Hematology Department of the Lyon Sud University Hospital Complex and teacher at the Claude Bernard University of Lyon, France.

After training in Lyon University Hospitals and a post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA), Professor Salles has been working in the field of lymphoma clinical research with the following specific interests:

  • Identification and validation of new prognostic factors
  • Clinical trials, especially in follicular lymphoma (FL), serving, amongst others, as the Principal Investigator of the largest academic randomized clinical trial in patients with FL: PRIMA
  • New drug developments, including phase I/II studies

Positions of responsibility/awards:

  • Deputy Editor (Lymphoma) of Hematologica (2001–2003)
  • Chair of the Leukemia Committee of the "Fondation de France" (2005–2007)
  • Chair of the Scientific Program Committee of the European Hematology Association (EHA) for its 13th Congress (2008)
  • Professor of Medicine (Hematology) at Université Lyon-1, Faculté de Médicine et de Maïeutique Lyon-Sud Charles Mérieux
  • Chair of the Clinical Hematology Department at the Hospices Civils de Lyon (Centre Hospitalier Lyon-Sud)
  • Chair of the research team "Experimental and Clinical models of lymphomagenesis" in the Cancer Research Center of Lyon (INSERM1052 CNRS5286 Centre Léon Bérard, Université Claude Bernard, Hospices Civils de Lyon)
  • Chair of LYSA (The Lymphoma Study Association) cooperative group
  • Vice-president for Research at the Board of Directors of the Hospices Civils de Lyon
  • Deputy of the FHU DIPOHL
  • Chair of the board of the Carnot Institute CALYM
  • Chair of the Lymphoma Hub

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