Information about the PRECISION consortium

Steering committee for 2019

The project is coordinated by the Principal Investigator Jelle Wesseling. He is chair of the steering group, consisting of the leaders of the workpackages (WPs), a patient advocate and the project manager.


Prof. Dr. Jelle Wesseling

Senior Group Leader, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Professor of Breast Pathology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

 

Prof. Dr. Alastair M. Thompson

Professor and Chief, Section of Breast Surgery

Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Co-Director, Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center

Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center

Olga Keith Wiess Chair of Surgery

Baylor College of Medicine

 

Dr. Serena Nik-Zainal

CRUK Advanced Clinician Scientist

Honorary Consultant in Clinical Genetics

MRC Cancer Unit

University of Cambridge

Cambridge, UK

 

Prof. Dr. Andrew Futreal

Chair/Professor

Robert A. Welch Distinguished University Chair

Department of Genomic Medicine

ad Interim Chair – Systems Biology

Co-Director of the Moon Shots Program

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

Honorary Faculty, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

 

Prof. Dr. Shelley Hwang

Mary and Deryl Hart Professor of Surgery

Chief of Breast Surgery, Duke Cancer Institute

Duke University School of Medicine

North Carolina, USA

Prof. Dr. Elinor Sawyer

Clinical Oncologist

Guy’s & St Thomas’ Hospital

King’s College London

London, UK

 

Prof. Dr. Jos Jonkers

Group Leader and Division Head of Division Molecular Pathology

The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

Dr. Esther Lips

Associate staff scientist Molecular Pathology

The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

Prof. Dr. Daniel Rea

Professor of Medical Oncology

University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

 

Ellen Verschuur, LLM

Patient Advocate

Borstkanker Vereniging Nederland, Utrecht, The Netherlands

 

Donna Pinto

Patient Advocate

DCIS411

USA

 

Dr. Proteeti Bhattacharjee

Scientific Project Manager

The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

WP leads

WP1 – Prof. Dr. Alastair M. Thompson

Professor and Chief, Section of Breast Surgery

Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Co-Director, Lester and Sue Smith Breast Center

Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center

Olga Keith Wiess Chair of Surgery

Baylor College of Medicine

WP2 – Dr. Serena Nik-Zainal

CRUK Advanced Clinician Scientist

Honorary Consultant in Clinical Genetics

MRC Cancer Unit

University of Cambridge

Cambridge, UK

WP3 – Prof. Dr. Andrew Futreal

Chair/Professor

Robert A. Welch Distinguished University Chair

Department of Genomic Medicine

ad Interim Chair – Systems Biology

Co-Director of the Moon Shots Program

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

Honorary Faculty, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute

 

WP4 – Prof. Dr. Shelley Hwang

Mary and Deryl Hart Professor of Surgery

Chief of Breast Surgery, Duke Cancer Institute

Duke University School of Medicine

North Carolina, USA

WP5 – Prof. Dr. Jos Jonkers

Group Leader and Division Head of Division Molecular Pathology

The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

WP6 – Dr. Esther Lips

Associate staff scientist Molecular Pathology

The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

WP7 – Prof. Dr. Daniel Rea

Professor of Medical Oncology

University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

Patient involvement panel

Deborah Collyar

Patient Advocates in Research, USA

 

Marja van Oirsouw

Borstkanker Vereniging Nederland, The Netherlands

 

Donna Pinto

Blog: https://dcis411.com, USA

Hilary Stobart

Independent Cancer Patients’ Voice, UK

 

Ellen Verschuur

Borstkanker Vereniging Nederland, The Netherlands

 

Samantha Mc Donnell

Warwick, UK