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INTERCEPTOR – INTercEption of oRal CancEr develoPmenT

    Why it matters

    The INTERCEPTOR project addresses the challenge of unmet oral cancer prevention and brings a new paradigm to disease management of oral potentially malignant disorders (OPMD). Relying on excellent translational research, patient care and education in Europe (EU) in the field of cancer medicine, INTERCEPTOR will develop future strategies for personalized OPMD preventive and care approaches. Pluridisciplinary expertise will involve and target a spectrum of keys actors to ensure a long-term success. The network will bring together 125 participants from 24 COST countries, facilitating collaborative research work between involved stakeholders and promoting efficient preventive measures for all citizens across the EU.

    CPE’s role in the project

    CPE works with policy makers and regulatory bodies to transfer Interceptor findings into real-life applications. CPE leads the work on communication and dissemination.

    Secondary Proposers


    Belgium

    Prof Sandra Schmitz (Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) – Saint-Luc University Hospital and

    Institute of Experimental and Clinical Research (IREC) [Department of ENT and head and neck

    surgery, oncology laboratory])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Otorhinolaryngology

     

    Ms Antonella Cardone (European Cancer Patient Coalition)

    Core Expertise: Other medical sciences: Cancer Patient Care

     

    Prof Sandra Nuyts (KU Leuven [Oncology/Experimental Radiotherapy])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Radiation therapy

     

    Dr Ruveyda Dok (KU Leuven [Oncology/Laboratory of Experimental Radiotherapy])

    Core Expertise: Basic medicine: radiation biology-oncology

     

    Prof Daan Nevens (GZA hospitals [radiation oncology department])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Radiation therapy

     

    Mr Stephane Lejeune (European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer)

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Clinical trials


    Croatia

    Dr Zoran Rakusic (University Hospital Centre Zagreb [Department of Oncology])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology


    Cyprus

    Dr Katerina Strati (University of Cyprus)

    Core Expertise: Biological sciences: Stem cell biology


    Czech Republic

    Prof Jan Boucek (FIRST FACULTY OF MEDICINE, CHARLES UNIVERSITY AND UNIVERSITY

    HOSPITAL MOTOL [DEPARTMENT OF OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY HEAD AND NECK SURGERY])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Otorhinolaryngology

     

    Dr Jan Rottenberg (St. Anne’s University Hospital, Masaryk University [Clinic of

    Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Otorhinolaryngology

     

    Prof Jan Plzák (Charles University – Charles University, 1st Faculty of Medicine [Department of

    Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Otorhinolaryngology


    Denmark

    Dr Sara Green (University of Copenhagen [Section for History and Philosophy of Science,

    Department of Science Education])

    Core Expertise:

     

    Prof Mette Nordahl Svendsen (University of Copenhagen [Department of Public Health, Centre

    for Medical Science and Technology Studies])

    Core Expertise: Sociology: Anthropology, ethnology, cultural studies

     

    Ms Mie Seest Dam (University of Copenhagen [Department of Public Health])

    Core Expertise: Other social sciences: Qualitative methods for the social sciences


    Estonia

    Prof Ülle Voog-Oras (Tartu University [Institute of Dentistry])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Dentistry, oral surgery and medicine


    France

    Dr Angélique VIRGONE (Centre de Lutte contre le Cancer Léon Bérard – Centre de lutte contre

    le Cancer Léon Bérard )

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology

     

    Dr Caroline HOFFMANN (Institut Curie)

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology

     

    Dr Ingrid Breuskin (Gustave Roussy)

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Otorhinolaryngology

     

    Prof Chloe BERTOLUS (Sorbonne Université)

    Core Expertise: Other medical sciences: Databases, data mining, data curation, computational

    modelling for other medical sciences

     

    Dr Jean-Philippe Foy (Assistance Publique des Hôpitaux de Paris – Groupe Hospitalier Pitié-

    Salpêtrière [Department of maxillo-facial surgery])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Surgery

     

    Ms Sabrina Le Bars (Corasso)

    Core Expertise: Other medical sciences: Head and Neck Oncology

     

    Dr Zisis Kozlakidis (International Agency for Research on Cancer/World Health Organization

    [Laboratory Services and Biobanking])

    Core Expertise: Health Sciences: Infectious diseases

     

    Dr Lionel Perrier (Centre de Lutte Contre le Cancer Léon Bérard)

    Core Expertise: Health Sciences: Health economics

     

    Dr Marie DE TAYRAC (Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Rennes – Centre Hospitalier

    Universitaire de Rennes [Laboratoire de Bioinformatique Médicale])

    Core Expertise: Health Sciences: Applied mathematics, statistics, non-computational modeling

    for health sciences

     

    Prof Pascal DUCOURNAU (Université de Franche-Comté [LASA])

    Core Expertise: Sociology: Sociology of science

     

    Dr Roland Chvetzoff (Cabinet LATITUDE SANTE)

    Core Expertise: Philosophy, Ethics and Religion: Ethics and morality, social ethics

     

    Mr Mathieu DUPOY (C.E.A.: Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives –

    CEA – LETI [DOPT/SNAP/LCO])

    Core Expertise: Medical engineering: Medical engineering and technology

     

    Ms JULIA BONASTRE (GUSTAVE ROUSSY [SERVICE DE BIOSTATIQUE ET

    D’EPIDEMIOLOGIE])

    Core Expertise: Health Sciences: Health services, health care research

     

    Dr Christine Kubiak (European Clinical Research Infrastructure Network (ECRIN) [Management

    Office ])

    Core Expertise: Health Sciences: clinical research

     

    Dr Pierre Martinez (Institut National pour la Santé Et la Recherche Médicale – Cancer Research

    Centre of Lyon [Integrated Anlaysis of Cancer Dynamics])

    Core Expertise: Biological sciences: Bioinformatics

     

    Dr Jean-Baptiste Méric (Institut national du cancer)

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology

     

    Dr Julien Bollard (CENTRE DE LUTTE CONTRE LE CANCER LEON BERARD [Research and

    Innovations])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology

     

    Ms Stephanie Cox (Centre de lutte contre le cancer Léon Bérard [Direction de la Recherche])

    Core Expertise: Biological sciences: Oncoloy

     

    Dr Tania Langon (Benkei)

    Core Expertise: Health Sciences: cancer research

     

    Mr Alain EYCHENE (French national cancer Institute [RESEARCH AND INNOVATION DIVISION])

    Core Expertise: Health Sciences: cancer research

     

    Mr Gérald COMTET (I-CARE LAB AUVERGNE-RHONE-ALPES – I-CARE LAB)

    Core Expertise: Other social sciences: Living Lab Approach


    Germany

    Prof Urs Müller-Richter (University Hospital Würzburg [Oral and Maxillofacial Plastic Surgery,

    Head and Neck Surgery])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Dentistry, oral surgery and medicine


    Hungary

    Prof Katalin Nagy (Hungarian Dental Association – University of Szegef [Faculty of Dentistry])

    Core Expertise: Health Sciences: Health services, health care research


    Ireland

    Mr Denis Murphy (Association for Dental Education in Europe )

    Core Expertise: Economics and business: Business and international management


    Israel

    Prof Moshe Elkabets (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev – Moshe Elkabets [Microbiology,

    Immunology and Genetics])

    Core Expertise: Basic medicine: Cell signalling and cellular interactions

     

    Dr Ben-Zion Joshua (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev)

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology


    Italy

    Prof Paolo Bossi (University of Brescia – ASST Spedali Civili Brescia)

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology

     

    Dr Susanna Chiocca (Istituto Europeo di Oncologia IRCCS [Department of Head and Neck ])

    Core Expertise: Biological sciences: Virology

     

    Dr MOHSSEN ANSARIN (European Institute of Oncology – European Institue of Oncology

    [Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology

     

    Dr Francesco Missale (University of Brescia [DMMT Department of Molecular and Transitional

    Medicine, Unit of Pathology])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Otorhinolaryngology

     

    Prof Lisa Licitra (Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori [SC OM3 Tumori testa e

    Collo])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology

     

    Prof Francesco Bussu (Università degli Studi di Sassari [Otolaryngology])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Otorhinolaryngology

     

    Dr Roberto Gallus (Mater Olbia Hospital [Otolaryngology])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology

     

    Dr Angelo Paradiso (Istituto tumori G Paolo II, IRCCS, Bari [Experiemtnal Oncology – Biobank])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology

     

    Prof giuseppe mercante (Humanitas University [Department of Biomedical Sciences])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Otorhinolaryngology

     

    Prof Giuseppe Spriano (Humanitas University [Department of Biomedical Sciences])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Otorhinolaryngology

     

    Dr paolo piacentini (Hospital mater salutis, oncology division)

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology

     

    Dr Carlo Resteghini (Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori – Carlo Resteghini)

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology

     

    Mr Franco Mercalli (MultiMed Engineers srls)

    Core Expertise: Electrical engineering, electronic engineering, Information engineering: Software

    engineering, operating systems, computer languages

     

    Dr Mariuccia Franzoni (Associazione Italiana Laringectomizzati -ailar OdV – Associazione

    Italiana Laringectomizzati – ailar OdV)

    Core Expertise: Health Sciences: Health services, health care research

     

    Dr Francesca Gaino (Humanitas University [Department of Biomedical Sciences])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Otorhinolaryngology


    Latvia

    Prof Ingrida Cema (Riga Stradins University [Faculty of Dentistry])

    Core Expertise: Other medical sciences: Head and Neck oncology, Premalignant disorders in

    Oral cavity, Oral medicine


    Lithuania

    Dr Viktoras Rudzianskas (Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kauno Klinikos)

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Radiation therapy


    Luxembourg

    Dr Nikolai Goncharenko (Institut National du Cancer (INC))

    Core Expertise: Biological sciences: Molecular biology and interactions

     

    Dr Kathy Jaworski (Institut National du Cancer (INC))

    Core Expertise: Biological sciences: Molecular biology and interactions

     

    Dr Guy Berchem (Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg)

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology


    Netherlands

    Prof Wim van Harten (Netherlands Cancer Instiutute)

    Core Expertise: Health Sciences: Health services, health care research

     

    Dr Senada Koljenovic (Erasmus-university Medical Center Rotterdam [Pathology])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology

     

    Dr Jose Angelito Hardillo (Erasmus MC – Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam

    [department of Otorhinolayrngology – Head and Neck Surgery])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Otorhinolaryngology

     

    Ms Hetty Mast (Erasmus Medical Center [Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Special dental care

    and Orthodontics])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Dentistry, oral surgery and medicine

     

    Dr Gerwin J PUPPELS (RiverD International B.V.)

    Core Expertise: Medical engineering: Diagnostic tools (e.g. genetic, imaging)

     

    Prof C. René Leemans (Amsterdam UMC, Vrije Universiteit [Otolaryngology/Head and Neck

    Surgery])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology

     

    Prof Ruud Brakenhoff (Amsterdam UMC [Tumor Biology])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology

     

    Prof Irma Verdonck-de Leeuw (AmsterdamUMC [ENT])

    Core Expertise: Other medical sciences: quality of life in cancer

     

    Dr Leon van Kempen (University Medical Center Groningen [Department of Pathology and

    Medical Biology – Laboratory for Molecular Pathology])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Pathology

     

    Dr Max Witjes (University Medical Center Groningen – Max Witjes [Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology

     

    Prof Remco de Bree (University Medical Center Utrecht [Head and Neck Surgical Oncology])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology

     

    Dr Robert Takes (Radboud University Medical Center)

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Otorhinolaryngology

     

    Dr Maarten F. De Boer (Patient Association for Head & Neck Cancer (PVHH))

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology

     

    Mr Roel Leenders (Rovers Medical Devices BV)

    Core Expertise: Health Sciences: Health services, health care research

     

    Prof Ludi Smeele (antoni van leeuwenhoek nederlands kanker instituut)

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Surgery

     

    Dr Valesca Retel (Netherlands Cancer Institute)

    Core Expertise: Health Sciences: Health services, health care research

     

    Prof Elisabeth Bloemena (AmsterdamUMC – AmsterdamUMC , location VUmc [Pathology])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology

     

    Dr Jan Johannes Doff (University Medical Center Groningen [Pathology and Medical Biology])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Pathology

     

    Dr Bert van der Vegt (University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen

    [Department of Pathology])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Pathology


    Poland

    Prof Wojciech Golusiński (Polish Head and Neck Society [ ])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Otorhinolaryngology


    Portugal

    Dr Julio Oliveira (Instituto Portugues de Oncologia do Porto Francisco Gentil, EPE [Clinical

    Trials Unit /Early Phase Clinical Trials Unit])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology

     

    Prof Sérgio Simões (Luzitin, S.A)

    Core Expertise: Basic medicine: Pharmacology, pharmacogenomics, drug discovery and design,

    drug therapy

     

    Mr Ana Pinto (Luzitin, S.A)

    Core Expertise: Basic medicine: Pharmacology, pharmacogenomics, drug discovery and design,

    drug therapy

     

    Prof Rui Amaral Mendes (CINTESIS/FMUP [Charter])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Dentistry, oral surgery and medicine


    Slovenia

    Prof Tit Albreht (National Institute of Public Health [Centre for Health Care])

    Core Expertise: Health Sciences: Public and environmental health

     

    Dr Primož Strojan (Institute of Oncology Ljubljana [Dept. of Radiation Oncology])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Radiation therapy


    Spain

    Dr Sara Simonetti (Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO) [Molecular Oncology

    Laboratory])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology

     

    Dr Raquel Perez-Lopez (Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology [Radiomics Group])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Radiology, nuclear medicine and medical imaging

     

    Dr Xenia Villalobos Alberú (Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO))

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology

     

    Dr Rosa Pujol Pina (Fundació Institut de Recerca Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron (VHIR) –

    Fundació Institut de Recerca Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron [Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

    Service])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Dentistry, oral surgery and medicine

     

    Dr María Socorro (Coro) Bescós Atín (Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron (HUVH) [Oral and

    Maxillofacial Surgery Service])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Dentistry, oral surgery and medicine

     

    Dr Margarita Alberola-Ferranti (Hospital Vall d’Hebron [Pathology])

    Core Expertise: Other medical sciences: Head and Neck pathology

     

    Pia Lopez Jornet MD , DDS , PhD Oral Medicine University Of Murcia Spain

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Dentistry, oral medicine


    Switzerland

    Prof Roland Giger (Dep. ENT, Head and Neck Surgery, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital

    [ENT, Head and Neck Surgery])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology

     

    Dr Olgun Elicin (Department of Radiation Oncology, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital,

    University of Bern)

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Radiation therapy

     

    Prof Christian Simon (CHUV – Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois – CHUV)

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Otorhinolaryngology


    Turkey

    Prof Merva Soluk Tekkesin (Istanbul University [Department of Tumor Pathology])

    Core Expertise: Health Sciences: Oral Pathology


    United Kingdom

    Prof Kasturi Warnakulasuriya (King’s College London [Faculty of Dentistry, Oral & Craniofacial

    Sciences])

    Core Expertise: Other medical sciences: Oral Cancer and Potentially Malignant Disorders

     

    Prof Keith Hunter (University of Sheffield [Academic Unit of Oral Medicine and Pathology,

    School of Clinical Dentistry])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology

     

    Dr Ali Khurram (University of Sheffield – Unit of Oral and Maxillfoacial Pathology [School of

    Clinical Dentistry])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Dentistry, oral surgery and medicine

     

    Prof Richard Shaw (University of Liverpool [Dept Molecular & Clinical Cancer Medicine])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology

     

    Dr Caroline McCarthy (University of Liverpool [School of Clinical Dentistry])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Dentistry, oral surgery and medicine

     

    Dr Selvam Thavaraj (King’s College London)

    Core Expertise: Biological sciences: HIstopathology

     

    Dr Michael Ho (Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust [Maxillofacial Surgery])

    Core Expertise: Clinical medicine: Oncology

    Type of Action

    COST ACTION

    Funding

    For networking activities

    Project duration

    Lead Coordinator or Main Proposer

    Centre de Lutte contre le Cancer Léon Bérard