Joana M Ribeiro, MD


Medical Oncology
Areas of Interest: Immuno-Oncology, Microbiome, Genomics/Cancer Biology, Pre-operative/neoadjuvant studies
Joana M Ribeiro is an Oncologist who joined the Breast Unit of the Gustave Roussy Institute, Cancer Campus since September 2021.
She obtained her medical degree from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon in 2004 and started her internship in Medical Oncology in 2006 at the North Lisbon University Hospital Centre, being a specialist in Medical Oncology since 2011.  In 2011 he completed a fellowship at the Breast Unit of the European Institute of Oncology in Milan, Italy.
In 2012 she joined the Breast Unit of the Champalimaud Clinical Centre where she worked until 2021.
Since her training she dedicates an important part of her daily activity to translational research in breast cancer having special interest in the area of genomics/tumour evolution and ImmunoOncology. In 2019 she completed the Global Clinical Scholars Research Training Program at Harvard University. 
Since November 2021 he has been working at the Breast Unit of the Gustave Roussy Institute where he leads the preoperative/neoadjuvant translational trials platform namely in the area of ImmunoOncology.  He is responsible for the participation of the Breast Unit in molecular boards.
She collaborates actively with ZITVOGEL Lab and is currently doing her PhD in the area of the microbiome in breast cancer.
She is co-investigator in several clinical trials initiated by the pharmaceutical industry as well as academic clinical studies.
She was a member of the board of the Portuguese Oncology Society from 2018 to 2022. She is a member of ASPIC, EACR, ESMO and ASCO.