This Tuesday, October 11, 2022, the L’Oréal Foundation and UNESCO unveiled the list of the 2022 winners of the L’Oréal-UNESCO France Young Talent Award for Women in Science. The Cancer Research Center of Lyon is very proud to count among them Emma Risson who recently defended her thesis in co-supervision between the CRCL team “BMP, Ecosystem, Stemness & Dynamic in cancer“, directed by Dr. Veronique Maguer-Satta and the laboratory of Dr. Julio Aguirre-Ghiso at Mount Sinai Hospital (New York, USA).
The topic? The control of the dormancy of breast cancer cells disseminated in the bone marrow by TGFB2 and BMP4 (discover the abstract below).
At the same time, Emma is studying medicine at the Lyon-Est Medical School and is also a member of the Inserm Lilianne Bettencourt School!