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Prof. Éric Solary

Éric Solary is the coordinator of the UNderstand CANcer ( Initiative, that emerged from the concerted efforts to implement two converging European actions: the Cancer Mission and the Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan. is one of the 13 key objectives in the Cancer Mission framework and one of the ten flagship projects in the EBCP. The initiative aims to foster a deeper understanding of cancer, facilitating advancements in cancer research, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment across Europe.

Prof. Éric Solary is the founder of two research units within Inserm (the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research) and former research director at the Gustave Roussy Institute from 2011 to 2020. He is a professor of hematology at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Paris-Saclay.

In the research unit “Hematopoietic stem cells and the development of myeloid hemopathies” at Gustave Roussy, Éric Solary studies the pathophysiology of chronic leukemia. He has received numerous honors, including the Raymond-Rosen Award from the Medical Research Foundation in 2018. He is currently the Chair of the Scientific Council of the ARC Foundation.

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