Fabio Gomes is a consultant medical oncologist working at The Christie Hospital in Manchester (UK). He works within the lung cancer team and the patient-centred research team. He is also the director of clinical outcomes at his cancer centre and he has a special interest in the care of older cancer patients, hence being the vice-chair of Young SIOG.
Dan Spakowicz, PhD, MS; is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Medical Oncology and Department of Biomedical Informatics at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Spakowicz studies how to use the microbiome as a biomarker of cancer treatment responses and as a therapeutic target to improve treatment outcomes in older adults. His group supports microbiome collection in clinical trials at the OSUCCC and across the United States, conducts trials that seek to modify the microbiome through dietary or other interventions, and tests for causality using preclinical models.