Gerald  Batist


Oncology; Medicine

Helen & Sam Steinberg Family Career Scientist
Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences

Jewish General Hospital
3755 Côte Ste Catherine
Room E538
Montreal, QC H3T 1E2

Telephone: (514) 340-8222 X 5418

Education: M.D. C.M., McGill University; B.S., Columbia University

Clinical Focus: Medical Oncology

Research Focus: Molecular Pharmacology; Chemoprevention; Novel Therapeutics; Personalized Medicine

Recent Presentations:

2014 Presentations

Madrid Spain, International Cancer Conference 2014 (IGICC), Sanofi Canada, Feb.21: ICC Conference ‘Meet the Professor’, Feb. 22, Invited Speaker Topic: Q-CROC Biomarker Research: Overview of the Q-CROC platform and objectives; overview of the Q-CROC 01 and 02 studies. Feb.21-22

Toronto, NCIC CTG Workshop, Towards a Pan-Canadian Personalized Medicine Cancer Trials Platform, Speaker, Title “Patient profiling to identify future trial participants”. May 1

Chicago, ASCO-Annual Meeting, Speaker/ GI Consultation Meeting, topic: Overview and Update of QCROC 01-04 molecular biomarker study. May 31-June 3

London,UK, IDBS Connect 2014, Invited Presenter, Topic: Collaboration in Translational Sciences & Personalized Medicine with Dr. Robin Munro, IDBS Video interview at the event: “Industry trends in the lab informatics space and the main challenges researchers are facing today” to be used for internal and external IDBS communications. June 17-19

Paris, WIN 2014 Symposium, Moderator, Plenary Session: Combinations of targeted therapies. June 23-24

Montreal-MNI, Personalized Medicine Conference, Invited on Panel: From Research to Clinical Practice with A Grant, M Leblanc, C Deakin. September 9

Montreal, Palais des Congrès, 20th International Congress on Palliative Care (CPAC), Invited Speaker, Talk: Developing Clinical Indicators in a McGill-Wide Network- The Rossy Cancer Network. September 11

Montreal, Goodman Cancer Centre, McGill-Stem Cell Open Discussion, Invited speaker, title: Stem cells/ Regenerative. Medicine at the JGH/Lady Davis Institute. November 24

Montreal, McGill – 4th Annual Symposium of the Gerald Bronfman Centre for Clinical Research in Oncology, Invited Speaker, title: The ExACCT Program: New paradigms for research and implementation of novel cancer therapeutics. November 24

Recent Publications:

Lazar V, Rubin E, Depil S, Pawitan Y, Martini JF, Gomez-Navarro J, Yver A, Kan Z, Dry JR, Kehren J, Validire P, Rodon J, Vielh P, Ducreux M, Galbraith S, Lehnert M, Onn A, Berger R, Pierotti MA, Porgador A, Pramesh CS, Ye DW, Carvalho AL, Batist G, Le Chevalier T, Morice P, Besse B, Vassal G, Mortlock A, Hansson J, Berindan-Neagoe I, Dann R, Haspel J, Irimie A, Laderman S, Nechushtan H, Al Omari AS, Haywood T, Bresson C, Soo KC, Osman I, Mata H, Lee JJ, Jhaveri K, Meurice G, Palmer G, Lacroix L, Koscielny S, Eterovic KA, Blay JY, Buller R, Eggermont A, Schilsky RL, Mendelsohn J, Soria JC, Rothenberg M, Scoazec JY, Hong WK, Kurzrock R.A simplified interventional mapping system (SIMS) for the selection of combinations of targeted treatments in non-small cell lung cancer.Oncotarget. 2015 Apr 3. [Epub ahead of print]

Aboulkassim T, Yasmeen A, Akil N, Batist G, Moustafa AE. Incidence of Epstein-Barr virus in Syrian women with breast cancer: A tissue microarray study. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2015 Apr 3;11(4):951-5. doi: 10.1080/21645515.2015.1009342.

Challenges in Initiating and Conducting Personalized Cancer Therapy Trials: Perspectives from WINTHER, a Worldwide Innovative Network (WIN) Consortium Trial. Rodon J, Soria JC, Berger R, Batist G, Tsimberidou A, Bresson C, Lee JJ, Rubin E, Onn A, Schilsky RL, Miller WH Jr, Eggermont AM, Mendelsohn J, Lazar V, Kurzrock R. Ann Oncol. 2015 Apr 23. pii: mdv191. [Epub ahead of print] Henriques L, M Palumbo, MP Guay, B Bahoric, M Basik, P Kavan, G Batist. Title: Imiquimod in the Treatment of Breast Cancer Skin Metastases. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Mar 10;32(8):e22-5. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2012.46.4883. Epub 2014 Jan 13

Oriana Yu, Maria Eberg, Serge Benayoun, Armen Aprikian, Gerald Batist, Samy Suissa, and Laurent Azoulay. Use of statins and risk of death in patients with prostate cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Jan 1;32(1):5-11 doi: 10.1200/JCO.2013.49.4757. Epub 2013 Nov 4.

Chukkapalli S, Amessou M, Kumar Dilly A, Dekhil H, Liu Q, Bandyopadhyay S, Thomas RD, Bejna A, Batist G, Kandouz M, title: Ehd3, a regulator of vesicular trafficking, is silenced in gliomas and functions as a tumor suppressor by controlling cell cycle arrest and apoptosis. Carcinogenesis. 2014 Apr;35(4):877-85. doi: 10.1093/carcin/bgt399. Epub 2013 Dec 4

Chukkapalli S, Amessou M, Kumar Dilly A, Dekhil H, Zhao J, Liu Q, Bejna A, Thomas RD, Bandyopadhyay S, Bismar TA, Neill D, Azoulay L, Batist G, Kandouz M. Role of the EphB2 receptor in autophagy, apoptosis and invasion in human breast cancer cells. Exp Cell Res. 2014 Jan15; 320(2):233-46

Stewart DJ. Batist G.,Title: Redefining cancer: a new paradigm for better and faster treatment innovation. J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol. 2014;21(1):e56-65. Epub 2014 Feb 23.

Henriques L1, Palumbo M, Guay MP, Bahoric B, Basik M, Kavan P, Batist G., Title Imiquimod in the treatment of breast cancer skin metastasis. J Clin Oncol. 2014 Mar 10;32(8):e22-5. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2012.46.4883. Epub 2014 Jan 13

Ferrario C. Batist G., title Advances in the approach to novel drug clinical development for breast cancer.” Expert Opin Drug Discov. 2014 Jun;9(6):647-68. doi: 10.1517/17460441.2014.911282. Epub 2014 Apr 23.