Prof Dr Solange Peters

European Society for Medical Oncology,
Lausanne, Switzerland

Solange Peters, MD-PhD, achieved her MD from the Medical School at the University of Lausanne in 1998, following this she attended the Microbiology Institute at the University of Lausanne until 2002, concluding with a MD-PhD thesis on new HIV drug-resistance mechanisms.

From 2002-2006, Prof. Peters did her residency in Internal Medicine, followed by a Fellowship at the Multidisciplinary Oncology Centre, both at the University Hospital of Lausanne. In September 2006, she sat the ESMO Examination in Oncology and was awarded the ESMO Best European Exam result. This was shortly followed by the SSMO (Swiss Society of Medical Oncology) oral exam November 2006. In 2013, Prof. Peters received the title of Lausanne University Private Docent (PD-MER) and was appointed Professor and Head of Medical Oncology at the Faculty of Biology and Medicine in Lausanne successively in 2015 and 2016.

Prof. Peters is currently in charge of teaching and patient care in the area of medical oncology and thoracic malignancies at the Department of Oncology of Lausanne University, where she is building a translational programme in collaboration with the molecular oncology laboratory directed by Prof. D. Hanahan and Prof. E. Meylan in Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne and the Ludwig Institute.