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"Têtes chercheuses": research in cancerology, presented by the fondation ARC

The ARC Foundation brings together 5 leading cancer researchers for a 45-minute program. It will give the floor to experienced researchers and young talents, all ready to take up, together, the challenges of curing more patients.
"Têtes chercheuses": research in cancerology, presented by the fondation ARC
When Feb 04, 2024
from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM

Starting this Sunday, February 4 at 10am, tune in on Youtube to Têtes Chercheuses, an ARC Foundation program to mark World Cancer Day.


A program featuring cancer specialists


The program will look at environmental risks, the challenges of personalized medicine, the place of Lyon-based research in the international context, and the exceptional careers of committed researchers behind major discoveries for patients.

This edition, recorded in Lyon, features 5 specialists in cancer research:

  • Thierry Walzer, immunologist, Inserm Research Director at the Centre International de Recherche en Infectiologie (CIRI, LYACTS team),
  • Béatrice Fevers, physician-researcher, Head of the Cancer Prevention and Environment Department at the Centre Léon Bérard,
  • Isabelle Ray-Coquard, oncologist and researcher specializing in gynecological cancers at the Centre Léon Bérard,
  • Marc Billaud, CNRS Research Director in biology at the Lyon Cancer Research Center (CRCL),
  • Patrick Mehlen, biologist and Director of Oncology Research at the Centre Léon Bérard.


To mark the launch of this new edition of Têtes Chercheuses, a poster campaign highlighting the men and women involved in cancer research has been put up in Lyon's 2 main train stations and the Gare de Lyon in Paris.


watch the program

Discover the teaser.

Youtube link to the show.