14:15-14:45: Reception of participants

14:45-15:00: Symposium opening

  • Jules Hoffmann, 2011 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine and president of the 46th Fondation ARC Leopold Griffuel Awards jury
  • Franck Dufour, scientific director of the Fondation ARC

15:00-16:00: Angiogenesis and cancer

15:00-15:15: Introduction by Dr. Jo Bury (Vlaams Instituut voor Biotechnologie – Leuven, Belgium)

15:15-16:00: Pr. Peter Carmeliet (Catholic university of Leuven, Belgium): Angiogenesis revisited: role and therapeutic implications of endothelial cell metabolism

16:00-17:00: Breakthroughs in breast cancer treatments

16:00-16:15: introduction by Pr. Yosef Yarden (Weizmann Institute – Rehovot, Israel), 43th Fondation ARC Léopold Griffuel Award in Basic Research

16:15-17:00: Pr. Martine Piccart (Institut Jules Bodet – Université libre de Bruxelles, Belgium): Lesson learned after two decades of international academic clinical research in breast cancer

17:00-17:30: Coffee Break

17:30-18:30: Targeted therapies and immunotherapies against melanoma

17:30-17:45: introduction by Dr. Sebastian Amigorena (Institut Curie – Paris, France), 36th Fondation ARC Léopold Griffuel Award

17:45-18:30: Pr. Caroline Robert (Gustave Roussy – Villejuif, France): Metastatic melanomas treatment: progress, challenges and hopes