Congress Chair

Prof. Nir Peled

Head, The Cancer InstituteSoroka Medical Center & Ben-Gurion UniversityBeer-Sheva, Israel.
Head, The Thoracic Oncology Assembly, European Respiratory Society 
International Lung Cancer Association;  Committee Chair; Prevention, Screening & Early Detection of Lung Cancer, IASLC.

Prof Nir Peled is the Director of the Cancer Center at the Soroka Medical Center, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel.   He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonology and medical oncology. 
He is one of the key opinion leaders in the field of lung cancer. He is the chair of the thoracic cancer Assembly of the European Thoracic Society and the co-chair of the screening committee of the IASLC (International Association of Lung Cancer).  
He is on the editorial board of the Journal of Thoracic Oncology and other lung-cancer related journals. 
Prof. Peled focuses on the wide translational and clinical perspectives of lung cancer and, including personalized targeted therapy in lung cancer, biomarkers development and early detection of this disease. He has published more than 120 peer-review articles among them some guidelines in early diagnosis of lung cancer, biomarker development and treatment of advanced disease.