Christian Chabannon, MD, PhD, is Professor of Medicine in Cell Biology at Aix Marseille Université (AMU) School of Medicine. He is a board-certified physician that specializes in Hematology and Medical Oncology, practicing at the Institut Paoli-Calmettes, the Comprehensive Cancer Centre in Marseille, France. He has a specific interest in hematopoietic stem biology and how transplantation and gene therapies can be transformed using this particular field. Moreover, he is prevalent in the research sphere, writing numerous papers concentrating on hematopoietic stem cells and immunology.
Further, he is also the Coordinator of ‘Centre d’Investigations Cliniques en Biotherapies de Marseille’ which aims to unify clinical investigations about cellular therapies in the major metropolitan areas in France.
Alongside his roles, Dr Chabannon is the current Chairmanship of the Cell Therapy & Immunobiology Working Party (CTIWP) of EBMT and was Co-Chair of the International Society of Cell & Gene Therapy (ISCT) 2020 Annual Meeting.