CHRISTOPHE LE TOURNEAU

Professeur,
Professeur des universités-praticien hospitalier
Hôpital - Paris
Spécialités / domaines
Oncologie médicale
Fonctions au sein de l'Institut Curie :
  • Praticien
    D3I
Présentation

Christophe Le Tourneau, MD, PhD, is senior Medical Oncologist at the Institut Curie and Full Professor of Medicine at Paris-Saclay University. He is heading the Department of Drug Development and Innovation (D3i) as well as the Head and Neck Clinic. Christophe Le Tourneau was certified in Medical Oncology in 2005 and got his PhD in Clinical Epidemiology in 2007. He did a 2-year Clinical Research Fellowship at Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto, Canada, in the Drug Development Program. His main interests are precision medicine, phase I clinical trials with a special attention at the methodology to conduct these trials, as well as Head and Neck oncology. Christophe Le Tourneau is the principal investigator of numerous phase I and II trials, as well as of clinical trials in Head and Neck oncology. He ran the first randomized precision medicine trial (SHIVA01) that compared the efficacy of matched targeted therapy versus conventional chemotherapy in patients with advances cancer. He has published 200+ peer-reviewed papers in international journals.