JOAQUIN MATEO


Current positions

  • Principal Investigator, Prostate Cancer Translational Research Group, Vall d’Hebron Institute of Oncology (VHIO).
  • Member of the European Society for Medical Oncology´s (ESMO) Translational Research and Precision Medicine Working Group.

Academic Qualifications

  • Degree in Medicine, University of Barcelona, 2006.
  • Postgraduate degree in Clinical Trial Design, University of Barcelona, 2010.
  • Board Certified in Medical Oncology, Spain, 2011.
  • Master in Sciences, University of Barcelona, 2011.
  • Fellowship in Early Drug Development, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, London, 2013.
  • PhD in Medicine, University of London and The Institute of Cancer Research, 2017.

Areas of Research

  • Prostate cancer genomics.
  • Precision medicine, development and clinical qualification of predictive and resistance biomarkers.
  • Drug development and clinical trials.

Prizes and Scholarships

  • 2017 ASCO Cancer Conquer Foundation Merit Award.
  • 2016 Prostate Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Award.
  • 2016 Prostate Cancer Foundation Challenge Award (co-investigator).
  • Fellow of the 2016 AACR Molecular Biology for Clinical Oncologists Workshop.
  • 2016 AACR Scholar-in-Training Award.
  • 2014 Medical Research Council – Prostate Cancer UK –MOVEMBER Foundation Clinical Research Fellowship.
  • 2014 CR-UK Clinical Research Fellowship.
  • 2013 ASCO Cancer Conquer Foundation Merit Award.
  • Fellow of the 2012 ECCO-AACR-EORTC-ESMO Workshopon Methods in Clinical Cancer Research.

Most relevant scientific publications

  • Joaquin Mateo, Gopinath Ganji , Charlotte Lemech , Howard A. Burris , Sae-Won Han , Karen Swales et al. A first-time-in-human study of GSK2636771, a phosphoinositide 3 kinase beta-selective inhibitor, in patients with advanced solid tumors. Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Oct 1;23(19):5981-5992.
  • Mateo J,* Carreira S*, Sandhu S*, Miranda S, Mossop H, Perez-Lopez R, et al DNA-Repair Defects and Olaparib in Metastatic Prostate Cancer. 2015. N Engl J Med 373(18):1697-1708.
  • Goodall J*, Mateo J*, Yuan W, Mossop H, Porta N, Miranda S et al. Circulating Free DNA to Guide Prostate Cancer Treatment with PARP Inhibition. Cancer Discov. 2017 Sep;7(9):1006-1017
  • Pritchard C*, Mateo J*, Walsh M*, de Sarkar N, Abida W, Beltran H, et al. Inherited DNA repair gene mutations in men with metastatic prostate cancer. N Engl J Med, 2016; 375(5)443-45.
  • Robinson D, Van Allen EM, Wu Y-M, Schultz N, Lonigro R, Mosquera JM, et al. Integrative clinical genomics of advanced prostate cancer. Cell 2015;161(5):1215–28.
  • Mateo J, Boysen G, Barbieri CE, Bryant HE, Castro E, Nelson PS, et al. DNA Repair in Prostate Cancer: Biology and Clinical Implications. European Urology. 2017 Mar;71(3):417-425.
  • Seed, W. Yuan, J. Mateo, S. Carreira, C. Bertan, M. Lambros, G. Boysen, et al. Gene Copy Number Estimation From Targeted Next Generation Sequencing Of Prostate Cancer Biopsies: Analytic Validation and Clinical Qualification. Clinical Cancer Research, 2017 Oct 15;23(20):6070-6077

All publications

  • Joaquin Mateo , Gopinath Ganji , Charlotte Lemech , Howard A. Burris , Sae-Won Han , Karen Swales , Shaun Decordova , Maurice P DeYoung , Deborah A Smith , Shanker Kalyana-Sundaram , Jiuhua Wu , Monica Motwani , Rakesh Kumar , Jerry M Tolson , Sun Young Rha , Hyun Cheol Chung , Joseph Paul Eder , Sunil Sharma, Yung-Jue Bang , Jeffrey R. Infante ,Li Yan, Johann de Bono, Hendrik-Tobias Arkenau. A first-time-in-human study of GSK2636771, a phosphoinositide 3 kinase beta-selective inhibitor, in patients with advanced solid tumors. Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Oct 1;23(19):5981-5992.
  • Seed G, Yuan W, Mateo J, Carreira S, Bertan C, Lambros M, Boysen G, Ferraldeschi R, Miranda S, Figueiredo I, Riisnaes R, Crespo M, Rodrigues DN, Talevich E, Robinson DR, Kunju LP, Wu YM, Lonigro R, Sandhu S, Chinnayan A, de Bono JS. Gene Copy Number Estimation from Targeted Next-Generation Sequencing of Prostate Cancer Biopsies: Analytic Validation and Clinical Qualification. Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Oct 15;23(20):6070-6077.
  • Goodall J*, Mateo J*, Yuan W, Mossop H, Porta N, Miranda S, Perez-Lopez R, Dolling D, Robinson DR, Sandhu S, Fowler G, Ebbs B, Flohr P, Seed G, Nava Rodrigues D, Boysen G, Bertan C, Atkin M, Clarke M, Crespo M, Figueiredo I, Riisnaes R, Sumanasuriya S, Rescigno P, Zafeiriou Z, Sharp A, Tunariu N, Bianchini D, Gillman A, Lord CJ, Hall E, Chinnaiyan AM, Carreira S, de Bono JS. Circulating Free DNA to Guide Prostate Cancer Treatment with PARP Inhibition. Cancer Discovery. 2017 Apr 27 [Epub ahead of print] DOI: 10.1158/2159-8290.CD-17-0261
  • Massard C, Mateo J, Loriot Y, Pezaro C, Albiges L, Mehra N, Varga A, Bianchini D, Ryan CJ, Petrylak DP, Attard G, Shen L, Fizazi K, de Bono J. : Phase I/II trial of cabazitaxel plus abiraterone in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) progressing after docetaxel and abiraterone. Annals of Oncology. 2017 Jan 1;28(1):90-95
  • Pritchard C*, Mateo J*, Walsh M*, de Sarkar N, Abida W, Beltran H, Garofalo A, Gulati R, Carreira S, Eeles R, Elemento O, Rubin M, Robinson D, Lonigro R, Hussein M, Chinnaiyan A, Vinson J, Filipenko J, Garraway L, Taplin ME, Aldubayan S, Han C, Beightol M, Morissey C, Nghiem B, Cheng H, Montgomery B, Walsh T, Casadei S, Vijai J, Scher H, Sawyers C, Schultz N, Kantoff P, Solit D, Robson M, Van Allen E, Offit K, de Bono JS, Nelson P. (on behalf of the SU2C-PCF Prostate Cancer Dream Team] Inherited DNA repair gene mutations in men with metastatic prostate cancer. N Engl J Med, 2016; 375(5)443-45.
  • Mateo J,* Carreira S*, Sandhu S*, Miranda S, Mossop H, Perez-Lopez R, Nava Rodrigues D, Robinson D, Omlin A, Tunariu N, Boysen G, Porta N, Flohr P, Gillman A, Figueiredo I, Paulding C, Seed G, Jain S, Ralph C, Protheroe A, Hussain S, Jones R, Elliott T, McGovern U, Bianchini D, Goodall J, Zafeiriou Z, Williamson CT, Ferraldeschi R, Riisnaes R, Ebbs B, Fowler G, Roda D, Yuan W, Wu YM, Cao X, Brough R, Pemberton H, A’Hern R, Swain A, Kunju LP, Eeles R, Attard G, Lord CJ, Ashworth A, Rubin MA, Knudsen KE, Feng FY, Chinnaiyan AM, Hall E, de Bono JS. DNA-Repair Defects and Olaparib in Metastatic Prostate Cancer. 2015. N Engl J Med 373(18):1697-1708.
  • Robinson D, Van Allen EM, Wu Y-M, Schultz N, Lonigro R, Mosquera JM, Montgomery B, Taplin ME, Pritchard CC, Attard G, Beltran H, Abida W, Bradley RK, Vinson J, Cao X, Vats P, Kunju LP, Hussain M, Feng F, Tomlins SA, Conney KA, Smith DC, Brennan C, Siddiqui J, Mehra R, Chen Y, Rathkopf DE, Morris MJ, Solomon SB, Durack JC, Reuter VE, Gopalan A, Gao J, Loda M, Lis RT, Bowden M, Balk SP, Gaviola G, Sougnez C, Gupta M, Yu, EY, Mostaghel EA, Cheng HH, Mulcahy H, True L, Plymate SR, Dyinge H, Ferraldeschi R, Flohr P, Miranda S, Zafeiriou Z, Tunariu N, Mateo J, Perez-Lopez R, Demichelis F, Robinson B, Schiffman M, Nanus DM, Tagawa ST, Sigaras A, Eng KW, Elemento O, Sboner A, Heath EI, Scher HI, Pienta KJ, Kantoff P, de Bono JS, Rubin MA, Nelson PA, Garraway LA, Sawyers CL, Chinnaiyan AM. Integrative clinical genomics of advanced prostate cancer. Cell 2015;161(5):1215–28.
  • Perez-Lopez R, Mateo J, Mossop H, Blackledge MD, Collins DJ, Rata M, Morgan VA, Macdonald A, Sandhu S, Lorente D, Rescigno P, Zafeiriou Z, Bianchini D, Porta N, Hall E, Leach MO, de Bono JS, Koh DM, Tunariu N. Diffusion-weighted Imaging as a Treatment Response Biomarker for Evaluating Bone Metastases in Prostate Cancer: A Pilot Study. Radiology. 2017 Apr;283(1):168-177
  • Perez-Lopez R, Lorente D, Blackledge MD, Collins DJ, Mateo J, Bianchini D, Omlin A, Zivi A, Leach MO, de Bono JS, Koh DM, Tunariu N. Volume of Bone Metastasis Assessed with Whole-Body Diffusion-weighted Imaging Is Associated with Overall Survival in Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer. Radiology 2016; 280(1):151-160.
  • Ferraldeschi R, Nava D, Riisnaes R, Miranda S, Figueiredo I, Rescigno P, Ravi P, Pezaro C, Omlin A, Lorente D, Zafeiriou Z, Mateo J, Altavilla A, Sideris S, Bianchini D, Girst E, Thway K, Perez-Lopez R, Tunariu N, Parker C, Dearnaley D, Reid A, Attard G, de Bono JS. PTEN protein loss and clinical outcome from castration-resistant prostate cancer treated with abiraterone acetate. European Urology 2015;67(4):795–802.
  • Mateo J, Olmos D, Dumez H, Poondru S, Samberg N, Barr S, Van Tornout JM, Jie F, Sandhu S, Tan DS, Moreno V, LoRusso PM, Kaye SB, Schoffski P. A first-in man, dose-finding study of the mTORC1/mTORC2 inhibitor OSI-027 in patients with advanced solid malignancies. Br J Cancer 2016, 114, 889-896
  • Mateo J, Moreno V, Gupta A, Kaye SB, Dean E, Middleton MR, Friedlander M, Gourley C, Plummer R, Rustin G, Sessa C, Leunen K, Ledermann J, Swaisland H, Fielding A, Bannister W, Nicum S, Molife LR. An adaptive study to determine the optimal dose of the tablet formulation of the PARP inhibitor Olaparib. Target Oncol. 2016 Jun;11(3):401-15
  • McDaniel AS, Ferraldeschi R, Krupa R, Landers M, Graf R, Louw J, Jendrisak A, Bales N, Marrinucci D, Zafeiriou Z, Flohr P, Sideris S, Crespo M, Figueiredo I, Mateo J, de Bono JS, Dittamore R, Tomlins SA, Attard G. Phenotypic diversity of circulating tumour cells in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. BJU Int. 2016 Aug (EPub)
  • Rescigno P, Lorente D, Bianchini D, Ferraldeschi R, Kolinsky MP, Sideris S, Zafeiriou Z, Sumanasuriya S, Smith AD, Mehra N, Jayaram A, Perez-Lopez R, Mateo J, Parker C, Dearnaley DP, Tunariu N, Reid A, Attard G, de Bono JS. Prostate-specific Antigen Decline After 4 Weeks of Treatment with Abiraterone Acetate and Overall Survival in Patients with Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer. European Urology. 2016 Nov;70(5):724-731.
  • Lorente D, Olmos D, Mateo J, Bianchini D, Seed G, Fleisher M, Danila DC, Flohr P, Crespo M, Figueiredo I, Miranda S, Baeten K, Molina A, Kheoh T, McCormack R, Terstappen LW, Scher HI, de Bono JS. Decline in Circulating Tumor Cell Count and Treatment Outcome in Advanced Prostate Cancer. European Urology. 2016; 70*6)985-992.
  • Lorente D, Omlin A, Zafeiriou Z, Nava-Rodrigues D, Pérez-López R, Pezaro C, Mehra N, Sheridan E, Figueiredo I, Riisnaes R, Miranda S, Crespo M, Flohr P, Mateo J, Altavilla A, Ferraldeschi R, Bianchini D, Attard G, Tunariu N, de Bono J. Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Tissue Acquisition From Bone Metastases for Molecular Analyses. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2016 Dec;14(6):485-493
  • Frenel J-S, Carreira S, Goodall J, Roda-Perez D, Perez-Lopez R, Tunariu N, Riisnaes R, Miranda S, Figueiredo I, Nava Rodrigues D, Smith A, Leux C, Garcia-Murillas I, Ferraldeschi R, Lorente D, Mateo J, Ong M, Yap TA, Banerji U, Gasi D, Turner N, Attard G, de Bono JS. Serial Next Generation Sequencing of Circulating Cell Free DNA Evaluating Tumour Clone Response To Molecularly Targeted Drug Administration. Clin Cancer Res 2015; 21(20):4586-96.
  • Lorente D, Mateo J, Templeton AJ, Zafeiriou Z, Bianchini D, Ferraldeschi R, Bahl A, Shen L, Su Z, Sartor O, de Bono JS. Baseline neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) is associated with survival and response to treatment with second-line chemotherapy for advanced prostate cancer independent of baseline steroid use. Ann Oncol. 2015 Apr;26(4):750-5
  • Ferraldeschi R, Nava Rodrigues D, Riisnaes R, Miranda S, Figueiredo I, Rescigno P, Ravi P, Pezaro C, Omlin A, Lorente D, Zafeiriou Z, Mateo J, Altavilla A, Sideris S, Bianchini D, Grist E, Thway K, Perez Lopez R, Tunariu N, Parker C, Dearnaley D, Reid A, Attard G, de Bono J. PTEN protein loss and clinical outcome from castration-resistant prostate cancer treated with abiraterone acetate. Eur Urol. 2015 Apr;67(4):795-802
  • Wilbaux M, Tod M, De Bono J, Lorente D, Mateo J, Freyer G, You B, Hénin E. A Joint Model for the Kinetics of CTC Count and PSA Concentration During Treatment in Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer. CPT Pharmacometrics Syst Pharmacol. 2015 May;4(5):277-85
  • Mateo J, Berlin J, de Bono JS, Cohen RB, Keedy V, Mugundu G, Zhang L, Abbattista A, Davis C, Gallo Stampino C, Borghaei H. A first-in-human study of the anti-α5β1 integrin monoclonal antibody PF-04605412 administered intravenously to patients with advanced solid tumors. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 2014, 74(5):1039-46.
  • Ong M, Carreira S, Goodall J, Mateo J, Figueiredo I, Rodrigues DN, Perkins G, Seed G, Yap TA, Attard G, de Bono JS. Validation and utilisation of high-coverage next-generation sequencing to deliver the pharmacological audit trail. Br J Cancer 2014;111(5):828-36.
  • Ravi P, Mateo J, Lorente D, Zafeiriou Z, Altavilla A, Ferraldeschi R, Sideris S, Grist E, Smith A, Wong S, Bianchinni D, Attard G, de Bono JS. External Validation of a Prognostic Model Predicting Overall Survival in Metastatic Castrate-resistant Prostate Cancer Patients Treated with Abiraterone. European Urology 2014;66(1):8–11.
  • Barber LJ, Sandhu S, Chen L, Campbell J, Kozarewa I, Fenwick K, Assiotis I, Rodrigues DN, Reis Filho JS, Moreno V, Mateo J, Molife LR, De Bono J, Kaye S, Lord CJ, Ashworth A. Secondary mutations in BRCA2 associated with clinical resistance to a PARP inhibitor. J Pathol. 2013 Feb;229(3):422-9.
  • Mateo J, Carreira S, de Bono JS. Acquiring evidence for precision prostate cancer care. Annals Oncology. 2017 Apr 13. (Epub ahead of print)
  • Mateo J, Sharp A, de Bono JS. Investigating Genomic Aberrations of the Androgen Receptor: Moving Closer to More Precise Prostate Cancer Care? European Urology. 2017 Feb 20.
  • Mateo J, Boysen G, Barbieri CE, Bryant HE, Castro E, Nelson PS, Olmos D, Pritchard CC, Rubin MA, de Bono JS. DNA Repair in Prostate Cancer: Biology and Clinical Implications. European Urology. 2017 Mar;71(3):417-425.
  • Lorente D, Mateo J, Perez-Lopez R, de Bono JS, Attard G. Sequencing agents in metastatic prostate cancer. Lancet Oncology 2015 Jun;16(6):e279-92.
  • Lorente D, Mateo J, Zafeiriou Z, Smith AD, Sandhu S, Ferraldeschi R, de Bono JS. Switching and withdrawing hormonal agents for castration-resistant prostate cancer. Nat Rev Urol. 2015 Jan;12(1):37-47.
  • Mateo J, Gerlinger M, Rodrigues DN, de Bono JS. The promise of circulating tumor cell analysis in cancer management Genome Biol. 2014 Aug 30;15(8):448.
  • Mateo J, Ong M, Tan DS, Gonzalez MA, de Bono JS. Appraising iniparib, the PARP inhibitor that never was–what must we learn? Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2013 Dec;10(12):688-96.