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Scientific Director at Gustave Roussy Cancer Centre
Prof. Laurence Zitvogel, M.D. serves as Research Director at INSERM U1015, Gustave Roussy Cancer Center, Villejuif, France (Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale). Prof. Zitvogel has been an Oncologist and Researcher of Institut Gustave Roussy since 1995. She has been an Independent Director of Transgene SA since June 19, 2013. She serves as a Member of Scientific Advisory Board at Neovacs S.A. She serves as a Member of Scientific and Clinical Board at Invectys SA. She is Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur. Prof. Zitvogel is a Co-Director of the Center of Clinical Investigations of Biotherapies. She is a Member of the Académie de Médecine. Prof. Zitvogel is Professor of immunology and biology at Paris University (Université de Paris Sud). She is internationally renowned for her work in anti-tumor immunology. She has led Phase 1 and Phase 2 clinical studies in cancer immunotherapy and deciphered the mechanisms of immunogenic tumor death triggered by cytotoxic agents used in oncology. She holds numerous prizes and awards (amongst them the INSERM Research Prize).