Prof. Martine J. Piccart


Prof. 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. 

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