Dr Santiago Ponce-Aix is a medical oncologist and he was in charge of the Thoracic Tumor Unit and Early Phases Program at Hospital 12 of Octubre – Madrid, under the supervision of Dr. Paz-Ares, for the last 10 years.
He has been involved in clinical research, especially dedicated to small cell lung cancer and targeted therapies development. Similarly, he developed the molecular profile program of lung cancer and the molecular tumor board at Hospital 12 de Octubre.
He has contributed to numerous peer-reviewed publications and he is the scientific coordinator of the Oncosur Foundation dedicated to the promotion of medical education and independent clinical research.
Currently he is working at Gustave Roussy Cancer Campus (France) as Head of Department of Therapeutic Innovation and Early Trials (DITEP)