Dr. Piccart is professor of oncology at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and scientific director at the Institut Jules Bordet, in Brussels, Belgium. With a primary interest in breast cancer (BC) and drug development, Professor Piccart is a leader in international research collaboration and is the co-principal investigator of several large clinical trials, including HERA, MINDACT, and ALTTO. She is co-founder and chair of the Breast International Group (BIG), which unites more than 50 BC research groups around the world.
Professor Piccart is past president of the European CanCer Organisation (ECCO, 2014-2015). She has also held presidencies of the European Organisation for the Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC) and the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), and has served on the American Society of Clinical Oncology Board (ASCO). She was elected to the Board of Directors of the AACR in 2017.