HBPSurG 2021

From 11/05/2021 to 11/05/2021

Lyon - France


Faculty

Pr Marc Barthet (France)
Pr Nicolas Demartines (Switzerland)
Pr Dan Duda (USA)
Pr Helmut Freiss (Germany)
Pr Ho-Seong Han (South Corea)
Pr Aleksandar Karamarković (Serbia)
Pr Mickael Lesurtel (France)
Pr Philippe Merle (France)
Dr Laurent Milot (France)
Dr Giovanni Marchegiani (Italy)
Pr Masaru Miyazaki (Japan)
Pr Thierry Ponchon (France)
Pr Roberto Salvia (Italy)
Pr Alejandro Serrablo (Spain)
Pr Ajith Siriwardena (United Kingdom)
Pr Kyoichi Takaori (Japan)
Pr Guido Torzilli (Italy)
Pr Thomas Walter (France)
Pr Alessandro Zerbi (Italy)



Thomas Walter, MD, PhD, is a professor of gastroenterology and digestive oncology and senior physician at Hôpital Edouard Herriot-Hospices Civils de Lyon, France. He is co-chair one European Neuroendocrine Tumours Society (ENETS) Center of Excellence and he is the scientific coordinator of the French Network of neuroendocrine Tumours (GTE). Prof Walter also leads a translational research lab focused on NETs. He earned his medical degree from the University of Lyon, along with postgraduate specialisation in hepatogastroenterology and oncology. He then completed his PhD at the university, as well as certification for supervising research. He served a fellowship in medical oncology at the University of Toronto-Princess Margaret Hospital, with a specialisation in GI oncology and NETs. His main field of interest are gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (GEP-NET) and lung carcinoid tumours. He is involved in many subjects, including prognostics stratification, systemic treatments (chemotherapy and targeted therapies) and biomarkers. Prof Walter has experience as principal investigator or investigator in phase II and phase III trials, including REMINET, BEVANEC, NIPINEC, MGMT-NET, COMPETE, COMPOSE. His work has appeared in more than 150 peer-reviewed publications, including Lancet, New England Journal of Medicine, Investigational New Drugs, Cancer, Endocrine-Related Cancer, British Journal of Cancer, European Journal of Endocrinology, European Journal of Cancer, and Neuroendocrinology..
Hôpital Edouard Herriot-Hospices Civils de Lyon, France.