Prof. Jean-Marc A. Nabholtz
Proposed Lecture: “Breast Cancer Research Opportunities in Saudi Arabia and Beyond”.
ADDRESS: King Saud University Medical City, Department of Medicine, Division of Onco-Hematology.
Professor Nabholtz moved recently to the Division of Oncology-Hematology/Department of Medicine of the King Saud University Medical City in Riyadh with the mission to build a National and International Cancer Research Program. French trained, He spent 16 years in North America as Professor of Medicine and Oncology at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), USA, and Director of the Cancer Therapy Development Program as well as Director of the Solid Tumor Program at the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCLA. He held as well a Professorship at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada. During the last 5 years, he was Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Director of the Division of Clinical and Translational Research at the Jean Perrin Regional Comprehensive Cancer Centre of Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, France.
He is also the Founder and past Chairman of one of the largest global breast cancer clinical research group (Breast Cancer International Research Group / BCIRG). He is focusing on cancer patient care and the development of new biologic therapies in oncology as well as on the integration of global clinical and translational research and care processes. As Breast Cancer medical oncology specialist than 1100 international presentations.