Prof. Gilles Salles

Chair

Head of the Haematology Department of the South Lyon Hospital Complex

Professor Gilles Salles, the Chair of the Lymphoma Hub, is the Head of the Haematology Department of the Lyon Sud University Hospital Complex and teacher at the Claude Bernard University of Lyon.

After training in Lyon University Hospitals and a post-doctoral fellowship in Harvard Medical School (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA), Gilles Salles has been working in the field of lymphoma clinical research with the following specific interests:

a) Identification and validation of new prognostic factors
b) Clinical trials, especially in follicular lymphoma patients (serving, amongst others, as the PI of the largest acadmically randomized clinical tiral in FL patients; PRIMA)
c) New drug developments, including phase I/II studies

He is the head of a research team “Experimental and Clinical models of lymphomagenesis” affiliated with the Cancer Research Center of Lyon (INSERM1052 CNRS5286 Centre Léon Bérard, Université Claude Bernard, Hospices Civils de Lyon) that examines several aspects of lymphoma biology (role of antigen receptors in T- and B-cells lymphoma; metabolism and lymphoma; biology of indolent lymphoma; inherited genetics and lymphoma).

Positions of responsibility/awards:

- Deputy Editor (Lymphoma) of Hematologica (2001-2003)
- Chair of the Leukaemia Committee of the "Fondation de France" (2005-2007)
- Chair of the Scientific Program Committee of the European Haemotology Association (EHA) for its 13th Congress (2008)
- Professor of Medicine (Hematology) at Université Lyon-1, Faculté de Médicine et de Maïeutique Lyon-Sud Charles Mérieux
- Chair of the Clinical Hematology Department at the Hospices Civils de Lyon (Centre Hospitalier Lyon-Sud)
- Chair of the research team "Experimental and Clinical models of lymphomagenesis" in the Cancer Research Center of Lyon (INSERM1052 CNRS5286 Centre Léon Bérard, Université Claude Bernard, Hospices Civils de Lyon)
- Chair of LYSA (The Lymphoma Study Association) cooperative group
- Vice-president for Research at the Board of Directors of the Hospices Civils de Lyon
- Deputy of the FHU DIPOHL
- Chair of the board of the Carnot Institute CALYM
- Chair of the Lymphoma Hub