nathalie cassoux, MD, PhD

nathalie cassoux, MD, PhD

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Ophthalmic Oncologist

Education and Fellowships

Medical school
university Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6

Current Positions

head of department surgical oncology


Nathalie Cassoux is head of the Surgical Oncology Department at Institut Curie in Paris. She obtained a MD and PhD degrees at Pierre et Marie Curie Paris VI university. She is full professor in Ophthalmology, chair ocular oncology at the University René Descartes Paris V She is in the board of the French Society of Ophtalmology (SFO) and president of the European Oncology Group (OOG). She’s author or coauthor of 120 peer-reviewed articles.
Clinical activities are focused on ocular tumors (retinoblastoma, uveal melanoma, conjunctival and eyelids tumors. The research interests are focused on translational ocular oncology (genetic of ocular tumors, animal models, preclinical assessment). He coordinates at Institut Curie a research team on orthotopic xenografted models of ocular tumors and participate to multidisciplinary group of scientists and doctors devoted to uveal melanoma and retinoblastoma research.

The Eye Cancer Network is supported by The Eye Cancer Foundation.
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