Check out the news from the PEDIAC program: events, scientific progress, talks, public conferences etc…
More than 110 participants at the PEDIAC seminar on “Pesticides: exposures, metabolism and toxicology”
May 31, 2022
The scientific webinar on May 31, on the topic of pesticides welcomed over 110 participants! Find out more about the topics that were discussed.
Code Against Cancer
May 31, 2022
IARC scientists including Joachim Schuz, participate at the 1st Executive Meeting of the Latin American and Caribbean Code against Cancer and are discussing scientific evidence with the goal of launching the Code on World Cancer Day 2023! The more exciting event will be the launch on World cancer day 2023.
Workshop “Pesticides: metabolism and toxicology”
March 22, 2022
Don’t miss the workshop on Tuesday, May 31 from 2 pm to 6 pm, which will focus on pesticides. Register for free to get the connecting link.
Visit of volunteers from the Aïda association to the Gustave Roussy Institute
February 16, 2022
Volunteers from the Aïda association visited the Thomas Mercher’s laboratory (Inserm U1170 Univ, Paris-Saclay, Gustave Roussy) to learn about cancer research. This association of volunteers is committed to young people affected by cancer. They participate in several missions such as helping patients, supporting research and science popularization.
WHO European report on inequalities in childhood cancer
February 15, 2022
On International Childhood Cancer Day, WHO Europe launched the report “Childhood cancer inequalities in the WHO European Region”. This report presents for the first time the evidence on child cancer inequalities in the region. Joachim Schüz is part of the advisory group that supported this work.
Understand the origins of childhood cancers
February 15, 2022
On International Childhood Cancer Day,
IARC presents a video explaining how their researchers are exploring avenues to “time travel” and study the origins of childhood cancers. More children die from childhood cancers than from any other disease. Understanding
the causes of these cancers is essential to preventing them and finding cures.
Functional screening in ETO2-GLIS2 pediatric AML
February 10, 2022
Resulting from a collaboration between the teams of Julie Chaumeil (ATIP-Avenir, Institut Cochin), Thomas Mercher and Camille Lobry (Inserm U944, Institut Saint-Louis), this study reveals the importance of a functional module
controlled by the ETO2-GLIS2 fusion oncogene, including two receptor tyrosine kinases mediating extracellular signals, in pediatric acute megakaryoblastic leukemia.
The research of Thomas Mercher’s team (Inserm U1170 Univ, Paris-Saclay, Gustave Roussy is supported by the
Ligue since 2015.
PEDIAC scientific committee
November 26, 2021
The scientific committee of the PEDIAC programme met for the first time in Paris to discuss the progress of the project.
PEDIAC is a consortium of 11 basic research teams and is funded by the French National Cancer Institute. The objective is to understand the causes and origins of cancer development at specific ages.
The challenges of the consortium, discussed in Hospimedia
September 13, 2021
Find out more about the challenges of the consortium in an interview with the scientific coordinator of PEDIAC program, in
Hospimedia, an online media on health.
“Septembre en Or”
On the occasion of Septembre en Or, the month dedicated to the fight against childhood cancer, discover the advances in pediatric oncology research at the Léon Bérard Center.
Symposium on research by the INCa
June 16 – 18, 2021