Mainz, December 6, 2018 – TRON scientists are co-authors in a Nature Communications article In collaboration with a scientists from Italy and Germany, TRON has co-authored an article on the induction of immunosuppressive functions in monocytes by c-FLIP, published in Nature Communications. The data show that modulation of c-FLIP in monocytes may offer a path
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Mainz, September 11, 2018 – TRON is thrilled to announce a review co-authored by Ugur Sahin in the journal Nature Reviews Drug Discovery. This article gives an over view of nascent RNA immunotherapeutics, including RNA vaccines encoding cancer neoantigens, mRNAs encoding immunomodulatory factors, viral RNA analogues, interference RNAs and protein-binding RNA aptamers. These approaches
Mainz, September 7, 2018 – TRON is thrilled to announce an article co-authored by Mustafa Diken and Lina Hilscher in the journal EJNMMI Research (European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Research). In collaboration with Dr. Matthias Miederer’s group in the Department of Nuclear Medicine at the University Medical Center Mainz, TRON scientists
Mainz, May 3, 2018 – The University Medical Center Frankfurt at Goethe University is hosting a seminar in the German Society for Immunology’s Translational Immunology Seminar Series. TRON’s Mustafa Diken will give a lecture titled “mRNA as a versatile platform for cancer vaccines” today at 3:00 p.m. in lecture hall B15 of Building 32 (entrance
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
Mainz, March 23, 2018 – TRON is delighted to announce a review authored by Ugur Sahin and Özlem Türeci in the journal Science. “Personalized vaccines for cancer immunotherapy” outlines the genetic basis for why almost every cancer is unique, and how with innovations in mutation mapping, target validation and vaccine production, it is possible to
Mainz, March 16, 2018 – The Dutch Society for Immunology (NVVI) is hosting the 4th Chemical Immunology Conference today in Amsterdam. The meeting aims to cover the broad diversity of chemical immunology and some of the most exciting areas of research to have emerged. TRON’s Mustafa Diken kicks off the day with his plenary, “mRNA
Mainz, February 16, 2018 – The Keystone Symposium on Antibodies as Drugs: Translating Molecules into Treatments, will take place February 25th – March 1st, 2018 at the Whistler Conference Centre in Whistler, Canada. Ugur Sahin will speak in the session on Novel Ways to Deliver Antibody Therapy on Thursday, March 1. The title of his lecture
TRON has been shortlisted for Cancer Research UK’s Grand Challenge Award as part of team BLUEPRINT TRON is part of a multi-disciplinary team of scientists that has been shortlisted to the final stages of Cancer Research UK’s Grand Challenge*. The team is led by Dr. Lindy Durrant from the University of Nottingham and includes
Mainz, January 29, 2018 – The K. G. Jebsen Center for Cancer Immunotherapy is holding a mini-symposium on The Next Generation of Cancer Immunotherapy. In this context, on February 2 Prof. Ugur Sahin will give a lecture on Personalized Mutanome Vaccines.
Mainz, January 23, 2018 – The Keystone Symposium on Lymphocytes and their Role in Cancer will take place February 11th-15th 2018 at the Keystone Resort in Keystone, Colorado. This is a joint event with Emerging Cellular Therapies: T Cells and Beyond. Ugur Sahin will chair the session on Cellular Therapies in Blood Malignancies, and give a
The Antibody Engineering and Therapeutics conference will take place December 11th-15th 2017 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt in San Diego, California.