Nathalie Cassoux is department head of surgical oncology and head of ocular oncology. A doctor of medicine specializing in ophthalmology, she also completed a science thesis on bio-informatics on e-learning systems using neural networks and is certified to lead research work on animal models of ocular tumors.
She participates in translational research into melanoma of the eye and retinoblastoma and is involved in several research projects on the issue. She also coordinates university teaching on ocular oncology and is responsible for a university diploma in Paris V on the subject. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Société Française d’Ophtalmologie.
She has a strong international presence, chairing the OOG (European Ocular Oncology Group), participating in numerous international conferences and organizing or attending several international multicentric studies. For this she received the American Academy of Ophthalmology prize in 2010. She has written 130 published articles. Her clinical activity focuses on treating ocular tumors (retinoblastoma, melanoma, carcinoma) and dealing with treatment complications.