Selected by an evaluation committe in the frame of the call for senior post-doc candidates in uveal melanoma Samar Alsafadi will join the emerging team 'uveal melanoma" in May 2016.
Her role will be to contribute to the translational aspects of the program and in particular the identification of potential preclinical uveal melanoma treatment.
Uveal melanoma at Institut Curie
Institut Curie is the 1st French centre for uveal melanoma care: the most frequently occuring eye cancer among adults. 300 new patients are cared for each year by the Institut.
Institut Curie has initiated a European research consortium in the frame of the Horizon 2020 program.
The consortium is coordinated by Sergio Roman Roman.
The project « UM Cure 2020 » aims to identify new therapeutic approaches for patients with uveal melanoma at a metastatic stage.