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Etienne Giroux Leprieur, M.D.

Etienne Giroux Leprieur, M.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow & Visiting Scholar

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  • Paris 6 University, Paris, France, Ph.D., Molecular Biology, 2010-present
  • Paris 5 University, Paris, France, M.D.,Pulmonology, 2009
  • Paris 6 University, Paris, France, M.Sc., 2004
  • Cancer stem cells
  • Chemoresistance
  • Lung cancer
  • Mesothelioma
  • Sonic hedgehog pathway

Etienne Giroux Leprieur joined the Thoracic Oncology Lab in 2011 as a postoctoral fellow. He is working on the activation of the Sonic Hedgehog pathway in lung cancer, on lung cancer stem cells and their role in chemoresistance.

Prior to UCSF, he began his Ph.D. program in Paris 6 University in the Thoracic Oncology Lab in Tenon Hospital (ER2 GRC04), where he studied the new molecular factors of resistance to cisplatin in non-small cell lung cancer.

He has obtained a M.D. in pulmonology, with a specialization in thoracic oncology in 2009. He worked as a clinical fellow in the Respiratory Diseases and Thoracic Oncology Department in Ambroise Pare Hospital (Versailles-Saint Quentin en Yvelines University) from 2009 to 2011.

  1. Li H, Lui N, Cheng T, Tseng HH, Yue D, Giroux-Leprieur E, Do HT, Sheng Q, Jin JQ, Luh TW, Jablons DM, He B. Gli as a novel therapeutic target in malignant pleural mesothelioma. PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e57346.
  2. Giroux Leprieur E, Antoine M, Vieira T, Duruisseaux M, Poulot V, Rabbe N, Belmont L, Gounant V, Lavolé A, Milleron B, Lacave R, Cadranel J, Wislez M. Clinical and molecular features in patients with advanced non-small-cell lung carcinoma refractory to first-line platinum-based chemotherapy. Lung Cancer 2013 Feb;79(2):167-72.
  3. Giroux Leprieur E, Labrune S, Giraud V, Gendry T, Cobarzan D, Chinet T. Delay between the initial symptoms, the diagnosis and the onset of specific treatments in elderly patients with lung cancer. Clin Lung Cancer 2012;13:363-8.
  4. Giroux Leprieur E, Lavole A, Ruppert AM, Gounant V, Wislez M, Cadranel J, Milleron B. Factors associated with long survival in advanced non-small cell lung cancer lung cancer. Respirology 2012;17(1):134-42.
  5. Giroux Leprieur E, Friard S, Couderc LJ. Improvement of psoriasis in a lung cancer patient treated with erlotinib. Eur J Dermatol 2010;20:243-4.

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