Jean Michon has been a pediatric oncologist at Institut Curie since 1987. He has developed complete treatment of patients with the multidisciplinary team created in 1976 by Prof. Jean-Michel Zucker and which he headed from 2002 to 2016.
A full member of the SIREDO founded in 2017 by Institut Curie under the leadership of Dr. Olivier Delattre, Jean Michon treats patients sent to him by the head of Pediatrics, Adolescents and Young Adults, Dr Daniel Orbach. He remains involved in clinical research into neuroblastoma and Ewing sarcoma.
He has now called for the development of Pediatric Oncology in less developed countries including Mali and Vietnam.
He has chaired the SFCE (French Society against Childhood and Adolescent Cancers and Leukemia) since 2012.