Jean-Michel Hannoun-Levi



Jean Michel Hannoun-Levi is a Professor in radiation oncology at the University of Cote d’Azur, France. In 1994, he completed his residency in radiation oncology at the Faculty of Medicine of Lyon. In 2000, he became a Senior Radiation Oncologist in the Antoine Lacassagne Cancer Center. Beside his clinical practice, he obtained an M.S. degree of cell and molecular biology and pharmacology (University of Cote d’Azur, 2003). Between 2003 and 2004, he had a Research Fellow position in the Radiobiology Lab of Pr. Alan Pollack (Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, USA). He obtained his Ph.D. degree in 2008. At this period, he was in charge of the Department of Radiation Oncology of the Antoine Lacassagne Cancer Center and started a MBA in Hospital Management. In 2010, he promoted to the position of “Professeur des Universités” at the Nice Faculty of Medicine. In 2011, he became the Director of a university-labeled research unit focusing on technological R&D in radiation oncology which became in 2018 a Research Federation. He is currently the Head of the Radiation Therapy Department of the Antoine Lacassagne Center. He is involved in clinical and research programs for prostate, breast, and gynecological cancers. Brachytherapy represents one of his favorite topics in clinic and physical approaches as well as teaching approach with the development of a national brachytherapy teaching course based on a simulation practice (Simulation Lab-Nice Faculty of Medicine. He is a reviewer for international radiation therapy journals and the author or coauthor of more than 150 articles published in peer-reviewed international journals.