2020 Technical Fellowships and Bourses pour l'Afrique Francophone awarded Fellows

Clinical Fellows

Dr. Papa Massamba Diéne, Hopital Aristide Le Dantec, Institut Juliot-Curie, Dakar, Sénégal *

Host Institution: National Institute of Oncology, Rabat, Morocco

Formation en Curiethérapie dans les cancers gynécologiques​

(Brachytherapy training in gynecological cancer)

*Bourse de l'Afrique Francophone



Dr Muddasir Abrar Bhati, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, India

Host Institution: Universitatsmedizin der Johannes Gutenberg Universitat Mainz, Mainz, Germany

Implant-based rehabilitation of maxillary and mandibular defects post oral cancer surgery​


Dr Yibao Zhang, Peking University Cancer Hospital & Institute, Beijing Cancer Hospital, Beijing, China

Host Institution: Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

Big data driven decision support system for precision radiotherapy​


Dr. Ranjana Badgami, Nepal cancer Hospital and Research Center, Lalitpur, Nepal

Host Institution: VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Developing clinical skills in Stereotactic Radiotherapy for clinical implication in Nepal​



Dr Devjyoti Tripathy, LV Prasad Eye Institute, Bhubaneswar, India

Host Institution: Jules-Gonin Eye Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland

Intravitreal chemotherapy for vitreous disease in retinoblastoma - techniques and outcomes​


Dr Jun Hu, Tianjin Medical University Cancer Institute and Hospital, Tianjin, China

Host Institution: National Cancer Center, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Clinical observation of Nation Cancer Center of Japan (NCCJ)


Dr Samia Arifi, Hassan II University Hospital, Fez, Morocco

Host Institution : Institut Curie, Paris, France

Prise en charge des sarcomes osseux de l’adulte, adulte jeune et adolescent.​

(Management of bone sarcomas in adults, young adults and adolescents.)
*Bourse de l'Afrique Francophone


Dr Frederic Ting, Dr. Pablo O. Torre Memorial Hospital, Bacolod City, Negros Occidental, Philippines

Host Institution: Ohio Health Foundation, Columbus, Ohio, United States

Establishing a Palliative Care System that Provides Palliative and Supportive Care to both In-hospital and Home-Bound Patients


Dr Kumble Seetharama Madhusudhan, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Host Institution: University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, United States

Learning advanced image guided therapies in hepatocellular carcinoma​




Dr. Naveen Padmanabhan, Apollo Hospital, Chennai, India

Host Institution : Kishiwada Tokushukai Hospital, Osaka, Japan

Cytoreductive surgery, Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal chemotherapy , Early Postoperative IntraPeritoneal Chemotherapy and Extensive Intra Peritoneal Lavage





Dr Marko Bebek, University Hospital Center Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

Host Institution: Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, Netherlands

Reducing toxicity through advanced radiotherapy prostate cancer treatment planning​


Public health Fellows

Dr. Damigou Mawuli Sambiani, Hopital Aristide Le Dantec, Institut Juliot-Curie, Dakar, Sénégal*

Host Institution : SOS CANCER NIGER, Niamey, Niger

Dépistage et prise en charge des lésions précoces du col utérin

(Screening and management of early lesions of the uterine cervix)


*Bourse de l'Afrique Francophone


Anette Nikièma, Centre Medical avec Antenne Chirurgical Schiphra, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso*

Host Institution: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Bordeaux - Hôpital Saint-André, Bordeaux, France​

Stage de formation pratique en soins palliatifs​  (Practical training course in palliative care)

*Bourse de l'Afrique Francophone




Raissa Teteli, Rwanda Palliative Care & Hospice Organisation, Kigali, Rwanda*

Host Institution : Centre Hospitalier Universitaire CHU Sainte-Justine, Montreal, Québec, Canada

Intégration des soins palliatifs pédiatriques dans la prise en charge des enfants cancéreux dans la communauté au Rwanda​  (Integration of pediatric palliative care in the care of children with cancer in the community in Rwanda)

*Bourse de l'Afrique Francophone


Research Fellows
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Dr Rana Chanchal, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, India

Host Institution: University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom

Analysis of Immune microenvironment in breast cancer by utilizing tissue microarray and computerized image analysis techniques.​



Dr Monica Bequet, Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Havana, Cuba

Host Institution: Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale U970, Paris, France

Training on multiparametric ELISPOT based measurements for the evaluation of a novel VEGF based cancer immunotherapy.​



Dr Prashanth Giridhar, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Host Institution: Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Evaluation of change in blood levels of tumour specific antigens after hypofractionated radiation in head and neck carcinoma​


Dr Tingting Li, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing, China

Host Institution: Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Molecular mechanism of colorectal cancer​



Dr Daniel Moreno, Fundação Pio XII - Hospital de Câncer de Barretos, Barretos, Brazil

Host Institution: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, United States

Expression profile of immuno-oncology related genes and association with response to temozolomide therapy in patients with glioblastoma​

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Dr Thanh Xuan Le, Military Central Hospital 108, Ha Noi, Viet Nam

Host Institution: Stony Brook University, New York, United States

A Role for Aristolochic Acid in Cancer Etiology in Viet Nam​



Dr Antoniana Batsivari, Francis Crick Institute, London, United Kingdom

Host Institution: Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States

Deep phenotyping of the human bone marrow microenvironment in acute myeloid leukaemia by CODEX highly multiplexed microscopy​

Last update: 
Tuesday 8 September 2020