Prof. Ugur Sahin receives prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grant for personalized cancer vaccines

Mainz, Germany, April 18, 2018 – Ugur Sahin, Scientific Director at TRON, has been awarded one of the prestigious ERC Advanced Grants 2017 for his project ‘SUMMIT – Stepping Up mRNA Mutanome Immunotherapy’, totaling 2.5 Million Euros over 5 years.

The ERC Advanced Grants are awarded to well-established, leading principal investigators to pursue ground-breaking projects. SUMMIT is one of the 269 projects proposed for funding out of 2,167 submitted proposals within the 2017 application round.

Read more about the ERC Advanced grants and see the complete list of awardees here.