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Gilles SallesChair

Professor Gilles Salles, the Chair of the Lymphoma Hub, is Chief of the Lymphoma Service at the Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, US. Professor Gilles Salles chaired the Hematology Department of the Centre Hospitalier Lyon-Sud, Lyon, FR, from 2011 until 2020, when he took on his current role as Head of Department at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

After training in Centre Hospitalier Lyon-Sud and a post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, US), Prof. Salles has been working in the field of lymphoma clinical research with the following specific interests:

  • Identification and validation of new prognostic factors for lymphoma
  • Clinical trials, especially in follicular lymphoma patients (serving, amongst others, as the Principal Investigator of the largest academically randomized clinical trial in patients with follicular lymphoma — PRIMA)
  • Development of novel drugs, and preclinical research

Positions of responsibility/awards:

  • Deputy Editor (Lymphoma) of Haematologica (2001–2003)
  • Chair of the Leukemia Selection Committee of the Fondation de France (2005–2008)
  • Chair of the Scientific Program Committee of the European Hematology Association (EHA) for its 13th Annual Congress (2008)
  • Professor of Medicine at Université Claude Bernard, Lyon, Faculté Lyon Sud – Charles Mérieux (1996–2020)
  • Chair of the Clinical Hematology Department at Hospices Civils de Lyon, Centre Hospitalier Lyon-Sud (2011–2020)
  • Chair of the Scientific Committee of the French-Belgium cooperative Group GELA (Groupe d’Etude des Lymphomes des L’Adulte) (1996–2007)
  • Chair of the European Cooperative Group LYSA (the Lymphoma Study Association) (2012–present)
  • Vice-president for research at the Board of Directors of Hospices Civils de Lyon (2010–2016)
  • Chair of the Coordinating Committee for Biomedical Research and Public Health of the Hospices Civils de Lyon (2007–2009, 2013–2016)
  • Project leader and Chair of the Administrative Board of the Institut Carnot CALYM (Consortium for the Acceleration of Innovation in Lymphoma) (2011–present)
  • Chair of the Lymphoma Hub (2014–present)