Speaker invited by Prof. Jakob N. Kather
Molecular pathology in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: current challenges and perspectives
Mihaela D. Aldea, MD, PhD, is an assistant professor for the International Center of Thoracic Cancers at Paris Saclay University and a medical oncologist for the Thoracic Cancer and Precision Medicine Group in the Department of Cancer Medicine at Gustave Roussy in Villejuif, France. She received her medical degrees from Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Cluj-Napoca, Romania and completed her fellowships in medical oncology at Ion Chiricuta Oncology Institute in Romania and at Gustave Roussy in France. Dr Aldea is board certified in medical oncology.
Dr Aldea conducts collaborative clinical and translational investigations as part of a robust precision medicine multi-disciplinary group. She has a strong background in clinical oncology and molecular biology, with a special focus on liquid biopsy and cancer resistance. Her current position in the Thoracic Cancer and Precision Medicine Group is equally devoted to bench-to-bedside-to-bench translational research and clinical and educational activities.
Dr Aldea has contributed to many peer-reviewed articles. She is also an active member of the European Society of Medical Oncology, member of the Communication Committee of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC), and a recipient of the L’Oréal UNESCO For Women in Science Award.