Who's Who

Magali Olivier


Molecular Mechanisms and Biomarkers Group


Molecular biology and epidemiology of cancer, molecular databases

Academic Degrees

1998PhDMolecular and cellular biology of cancerUniversity of MontpellierMontpellierFrance
1993DEABiochemistry & HealthUniversity of MontpellierMontpellierFrance
1992MaitriseBiochemistryUniversity of Nice Sofia-AntipolisNiceFrance
1991LicenceBiochemistryUniversity of Nice Sofia-AntipolisNiceFrance
1990DEUGBiologyUniversity of Nice Sofia-AntipolisNiceFrance

Current Research Projects

  • Functional genomics of breast cancer

  • IARC TP53 database (www-p53.iarc.fr)

  • Biomarkers in lung cancer from non-smokers

Selected Publications

Fernández-Cuesta L, Oakman C, Falagan-Lotsch P, Smoth K, Quinaux E, Buyse M, Dolci MS, De Azambuja E, Hainaut P, Dell'Orto P, Larsimont D, Francis PA, Crown J, Piccart-Gebhart M, Viale G, Di Leo A, and Olivier M. (2012) Prognostic and predictive value of TP53 mutations in node-positive breast cancer patients treated with anthracycline- or anthracycline/taxane based adjuvant therapy: results from the BIG 02-98 phase III trial Breast Cancer Res, In press

Scoccianti C, Vesin A, Martel G, Olivier M, Brambilla E, Timsit JF; the EUELC Consortium, Tavecchio L, Brambilla C, Field JK, Hainaut P. (2012) Prognostic value of TP53, KRAS and EGFR mutations in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: EUELC cohort Eur Respir, In press

Fernandez-Cuesta L, Anaganti S, Hainaut P, Olivier M. (2011) p53 status influences response to tamoxifen but not to fulvestrant in breast cancer cell lines Int J Cancer : 1813-21

Anaganti S, Fernandez-Cuesta L, Langerød A, Hainaut P, Olivier M. (2011) p53-dependent repression of Focal Adhesion Kinase in response to estradiol in breast cancer cell-lines Cancer Letters : 215-24

Fernández-Cuesta L, Anaganti S, Hainaut P, Olivier M. (2011) Estrogen levels act as a rheostat on p53 levels and modulate p53-dependent responses in breast cancer cell lines. Breast Cancer Res Treat. Vol 125 : 35-42

Scientific Societies Membership

European Association for Cancer Research

Prizes, Honours

Exchange Visit Grant in Frontiers of Functional Genomics, ESF, 2011
Research Fellowship, Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale, 1997
Research fellowship, French Government, 1994-1996