TRON is involved in two projects of a new Collaborative Research Center

In the course of evolution, the immune system has developed sophisticated mechanisms to identify and eliminate invading pathogens and degenerate cells, thereby preventing infection and tumor occurrence. When these mechanisms are ineffective or somehow bypassed, tumors or chronic infections may form. Clarifying the processes leading to ineffective immune defense is the central goal of the

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Sebastian Kreiter speaks at the Goethe University Translational Immunology seminar

Mainz, November 24, 2017 – The University Clinic of Goethe University in Frankfurt is hosting a seminar as part of the German Society for Immunology’s Translational Immunology series. In this context, Sebastian Kreiter will be speaking on “Neo-antigen vaccination in cancer – translating science into survival.” Dr. Kreiter’s presentation will take place on Thursday, 30.

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TRON at the EMBL Conference – Cancer Genomics

Mainz, October 27, 2017 – EMBL’s Cancer Genomics Conference offers a fabulous opportunity to keep up to date with the rapidly progressing area of cancer genomics. Presentations cover the latest from cancer genome projects, cancer functional genomics, systems biology, cancer immunogenomics and epigenomics, cancer mouse models and the translation and clinical impact of scientific results.  

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Honorary Medical Doctor’s Degree for Cornelis Melief

Mainz, 2017-10-25 – TRON scientific advisor Prof. Dr. Dr. Cornelis J. Melief, Leiden, Netherlands, will be awarded with the degree of an honorary medical doctor. Melief will be awarded for his lifetime achievements as a pioneer of tumor immunology, as well as for his commitment and deserts regarding immunological research in Mainz. Further information about

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Neue Krebsimmuntherapien – Ugur Sahin im Expertengespräch

Was versprechen neuartige personalisierte Krebsimmuntherapien? Wie können Patienten von Ihnen profitieren, und welche Risiken bergen die Behandlungen? Zwei neue Ansätze in der Krebsimmuntherapie sind die CAR-T-Methode und die so genannten Neoantigen-Vakzine. Beide werden gerade getestet und sind sehr vielversprechend. Der regionale Radiosender SWR2 sendete hierzu einen Radiobeitrag in seinem Programm. Einen Mitschnitt sowie ein Transkript

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