2018 Pasteur-Weizmann/Servier Laureate

Pr Michel SADELAIN

On October 16, 2018, at a ceremony at the Academy of Sciences, the Pasteur-Weizmann / Servier Prize was awarded to the research lab headed by Prof. Michel Sadelain. Prof. Sadelain is the director and founder of the cellular engineering center and head of the gene transfer and genetic expression lab at the Memorial Sloane-Kettering Cancer Center in New York (USA).
Prof. Sadelain is renowned worldwide for the concept, preclinical demonstration, and clinical application of a new immunotherapy for cancer, based on the utilization of synthetic receptors that he calls “chimeric antigen receptors” (CARs) and in particular the CARs targeting CD 19 (article in Nature – 2017;545:423-431).

Download the press release.

Watch the video

Speakers at the mini colloquium 2018 “Immuno-regulation and cancer”

Pr Caroline ROBERT
Professor Caroline ROBERT

“Metastatic melanoma treatment: progresses, challenges and hope”
Professor Caroline ROBERT (INSERM U981; Chief of Dermatology at Gustave Roussy, Villejuif)

Watch the video
Pr Philippe BOUSSO
Professor Philippe BOUSSO

“Decoding the mode of action of tumor immunotherapies using intravital imaging”
Professor Philippe BOUSSO (Institut Pasteur Paris, Head of the structure, “dynamics of immune responses” Unit)

Watch the video

Immunotherapy for cancer treatment in the spotlight (Videos in French)


Previous laureates
2003
Pr. MERRILL BENSON
Amyloses
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine,
University of Indiana, Indianapolis.
2006
Pr. LUCIENNE CHATENOUD
Auto-immunity and type 1 diabetes
Professor of Immunology, Necker Hospital for Sick Children,
University René-Descartes, Paris.
2006
Pr. GEORGE EISENBARTH
Auto-immunity and type 1 diabetes
Professor of pediatrics, medicine and immunology,
University of Colorado, Denver.
2009
Pr. ENDEL TULVING
Neuropsychology of memory
Doctor of cognitive psychology,
University of Toronto.
2012
Pr. CAROLINE DIVE
Circulating biomarkers
Professor of pharmacology,
University of Manchester.
2015
Pr FÉLIX REY
Emerging viral pathogen
Director of the Structural Virology Unit at the Institut Pasteur Paris and member of the French Academy of Sciences.