Sophie Postel-Vinay is currently Physician Scientist at the Drug Development Department and U981 INSERM research unit of Gustave Roussy Cancer Campus, where she leads an independent research group.
She received her medical degree from the Université René Descartes Paris V in 2010, and joined the faculty in November 2013 after completion of her PhD. She completed her residency training in Paris, and spent 18 months at the Royal Marsden Hospital in London in the Drug Development Unit.
Dr Postel-Vinay is member of AACR and ASCO, from which she received a merit award in 2010. She is also an ESMO member and received the ESMO translational research fellowship for her PhD that was performed at the Institute of Cancer Research (London), focusing on DNA repair and synthetic lethality.
Her research activity focuses on chromatin remodeling and its interplay with DNA damage repair and immune modulation in solid tumor cancer models. Her research interests include DNA repair, chromatin remodeling and synthetic lethality, sarcoma, drug development, predictive biomarkers and emerging targets.