Clinical Advisory Board
Professor Martine J. Piccart
Professor Martine J. Piccart is professor of oncology at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and Head of the medicine department at the Institute Jules Bordet, in Brussels, Belgium. With a primary interest in breast cancer (BC) and drug development, Prof. Piccart is a leader in international research collaboration and is the co-principal investigator of several large clinical trials, including HERA, MINDACT, and ALTTO. She is co-founder and chair of the Breast International Group (BIG) which unites more than 50 BC research groups around the world. Prof. Piccart is the immediate past president of the European CanCer Organisation (ECCO, 2014-2015). She has also held presidencies of the European Organisation for the Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) and the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), and has served on the American Society of Clinical Oncology Board (ASCO). She joined the Board of Directors of the AACR in 2017.
Doctor Luc Dirix
Doctor Luc Dirix is Head of Medical Oncology at the Oncology Center at AZ Sint-Augustinus Hospital in Antwerp, Belgium. He is a member of the American Society for Cancer Research, the European Society of Medical Oncology and the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer. He is past-chairman and current Board member of the Belgian Society of Medical Oncology.
Professor David Cameron
Professor David Cameron is the Clinical Director and Chair of Oncology at The University of Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre in the UK. He is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology & the European Society for Medical Oncology, and is active in a number of clinical trials in breast cancer in the UK and other countries.
Doctor Samson Fung
Doctor Samson Fung of Fung Consulting in Germany, provides strategic and operational assistance to pharmaceutical and biotech companies including Novartis and Bristol-Myers-Squibb. Dr. Fung is the CEO & Managing Director of Volvox Therapeutics and a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Clinical Haematology & the German Society of Pharmaceutical Medicine.
Professor Salah-Eddin Al-Batran
Professor Salah-Eddin Al-Batran is the Medical Director at the Institute of Clinical Cancer Research in Frankfurt, Germany. As a haematologist and oncologist, Prof. Al-Batran is on the Board of the University Cancer Centre in Frankfurt, and Task Force director for Phase I/II Trials. He is a member of the German Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer.