Current Managing Director of Gustave Roussy, a specialist in lung cancer, precision medicine, and cancer immunology, Professor Fabrice Barlesi is internationally recognized. Author and co-author of over 400 scientific articles that have been featured in international peer-reviewed journals, Professor Barlesi has been awarded numerous prizes including the prestigious Heine H. Hansen Prize by the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC). He is one of the most influential researchers in the world (Highly cited researchers of the Web of Science Group).
In 2009, he created the Multidisciplinary Oncology and Therapeutic Innovations Department of the North Marseille Hospital (AP-HM). Then, in 2011, the Center for Early Trials in Cancerology in Marseille (CLIP2), two structures that he directed until 2020. He is co-founder of Marseille Immunopôle, a public–private French immunology network, which aims coordinate immunological expertise in the Aix-Marseille metropolitan area. As part of this initiative Professor Barlesi leads the Pioneer Project, a major international research programme with the objective of improving our understanding of resistance to anti-PD-1/PD-L1 immunotherapy in lung cancer and preventing and overcoming it.
Lucia Robert has over 20 years of professional experience linked to the promotion of research results. With a good knowledge of the processes and players in technology transfer, she has been managing and operational management of the MATWIN platform for almost 10 years as well as all industrial and institutional partnerships.
Through multidisciplinary leadership experience in both the private and public sectors, Lucia has developed recognized expertise in the management of transfer activities and public-private partnerships (public establishments, industrial partners, investors). After having created then directed the research valorization service of the University of Bordeaux 2, Lucia then put her skills and her network at the service of the City of Bordeaux, then ended up taking the direction of MATWIN in 2010 to coordinate the nationwide program and enable its international development.
Emmanuel Conseiller is a professional of innovation in life sciences with a strong leadership experience (25 years) in drug discovery and diagnostic test development in Pharmaceutical industry and in Biotech.
He developed a recognized expertise in oncology, genomics and genetics, translational research and personalized medicine with many track records in strategic integration of diverse scientific information, implementation of innovative life science technologies and approaches, interfacing private and academic research and in technology transfer.
Chief Innovation Officer
Guirec holds an Engineering Degree in Biotechnology and Bioproduction. He has worked for various structures in the ecosystem of R&D and Innovation in biotechnology for Healthcare (StartUp, CRO, Academic Lab).
He turned to the field of financing in order to work at the interface of science and the economic world. He appraised and supported innovative projects in the field of Biotherapies and Bioproduction for the Banque Publique d’Investissement.
With a Bachelor of business administration degree, Stéphanie Dhont improved her foreign languages skills through various long stays abroad (England, Mexico, United States) She has experienced many different jobs in various areas from hotel industry to video games or even transportations. Very polyvalent, she joined MATWIN team in late 2014 as management assistant. She is managing administration and accounting, as well as communication and and events organization.