Nicolas Girard is a pneumologist specializing in thoracic oncology, for the treatment of patients with lung cancer or rare thoracic cancers. He is experienced in the treatment of thymic tumors—thymomas and thymic carcinomas—as part of his work in the RYTHMIC network and the European Reference Network EURACAN.
Pr. Girard is involved in several clinical and translational research projects aiming at improving the treatment of these cancers. He is Secretary of the Francophone Society of Respiratory Medicine (SPLF) Oncology Group and is a member of the board of directors of the French Thoracic Cancer Intergroup.
He is Professor of Respiratory Medicine at Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University and coordinator of the Curie-Montsouris Thorax Institute.