Pr Christophe MASSARD, MD, PhD

Professor of Medical Oncologist,
Medical oncologist , Eugene Marquis,
Rennes , France

He is since 1st September 21 Consultant Medical Oncologist in the Eugene Marquis Cancer Center in Rennes . He was during 15 years full time cancer specialist at Gustave Roussy as medical oncologist and senior consultant at Drug Development Department (DITEP). He was head of DITEP department between sept 2017 and June 2021.

He is primarily involved in translational cancer research and the design and conduct of early-phase biomarker-driven clinical trials, with a special interest in Genito urinary cancer and Central Nervous System. tumor.

Dr Massard received his medical degree from PARIS XI University in 2006, and he got a MSc and PhD from PARIS XI University in 2013. He completed his residency training in Paris Hospital, followed by his fellowship in medical oncology at Gustave Roussy. He is board- certified in Medical Oncology. He did a post-doctoral fellowship in Prof DeBono’s lab at the Royal Marsden Hospital of London and Institute of Cancer Research (London).

Dr Massard is member of ESMO, ASCO, AACR. Over the last 5 years, he was the principal investigators of 15 phase I trials, 1 phase II trial (prostate cancer), and subinvestigator of more than 80 clinical trials (phase 1 trials and GU cancers). He is also involved in translational research aspects related to precision medicine (MOSCATO, MATCH R and PETRUS program). Dr Massard has contributed to over 180 peer-reviewed publications, including publications in European Urology, Annals of Oncology and Journal of Clinical Oncology. He is also a member of the editorial boards of Bulletin du Cancer, Investigational New Drugs, and European Journal of Cancer.

Research axes: early clinical trials, precision medicine, GU cancers (prostate cancer, bladder cancer and testis), glioma, and circulating biomarkers