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The festive season is here and so is our last newsletter of the year!  We have a few updates to share.

PPI Training

Dr Sophie Pilleron and Dr India Pinker attended the first installment of Public and Patient Involvement Training at LIH, provided by partners at the European Patients’ Academy (EUPATI, We look forward to implementing more of this guidance in our work, co-creating research with patients and the public. Thank you to Sandrine Lavalle for organising this! Read more about this training here:

Editorial Leadership

Dr Sophie Pilleron is the lead Guest Editor for a call for papers on Epidemiology of cancer in the oldest old. You can read all about it here:


Dr India Pinker was recently interviewed by Research Luxembourg as part of their series called “In Conversation with our Young Researchers”. You can read the interview here:

Award Ceremony

Please join us in congratulating Dr Sophie Pilleron for being awarded the Legs Kanning Prize for her contributions to cancer research. The ceremony will be held on January 18th at 6.30 pm at the headquarters of ‘Banque Internationale à Luxembourg’ (BIL – 69, route d’Esch, L-2953 Luxembourg). Please register  by emailing before the 10th of January to secure a place!

Upcoming Events

We look forward to welcoming Dr Nicolò Battisti on the 25th of January 2024. Dr Battisti is the President of the International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) and a Consultant Medical Oncologist in the Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust in London, United Kingdom.  He will be giving a hybrid lecture entitled “Geriatric oncology: Moving the needle towards an evidence-based precision approach for older adults with cancer”. Read more about it here:

The ACADI Team would like to wish you all a very happy festive season, a restful break and happy New Year!

Until next time, keep well.