- Senior Researcher of VHIO´s Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Tumors Group
Jaume Capdevila obtained his medical degree in the University of Lleida, in Catalonia, Spain. In 2000-2001 held a fellowship in the department of biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Lleida. From 2002 to 2006 he attended a specialization in medical oncology at the “Santa Creu and Sant Pau University Hospital”, Barcelona and since 2006 served as medical oncologist at Vall d’Hebron University Hospital and Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO) in Barcelona. Since early 2013 he is also leading the gastrointestinal and endocrine tumor unit at Teknon Cancer Institute. He is involved in research and treatment of patients with gastrointestinal cancer and endocrine tumors as well as in early-drug development. He has published over 80 articles in peer-reviewed journals and several book chapters.
He is an active member of several oncology societies (ASCO, ENETS, EORTC, SEOM, TTD, GEMCAD, GETNE, and GETHI) and actively participates in national and international trials. He is member of the advisory board of the European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (ENETS), Secretary and Treasurer of the Spanish Task Force for neuroendocrine tumors (Grupo Español de Tumores Neuroendocrinos, GETNE) and funding member and Treasurer of the Spanish Task Force Group for Research in Orphan and Rare Tumors (Grupo Español de Tumores Huérfanos e Infrecuentes, GETHI). He is also the medical oncologist member of the Thyroid Cancer Working Group within the Spanish Society of Endocrinology and Nutrition (SEEN).