Mainz, 20. December 2016 – TRON scientists kick off special issue in Frontiers in Immunology. This is a call for papers to provide an up-to-date overview of current efforts to understand the immunological mechanisms of neoantigen directed T-cell immunity and the attempts to harvest this source of antigens for cancer immunotherapy. Read more about the
Mainz, 23. November 2016 – Wie entstehen Krebszellen? Ist Krebs erblich? Warum ist es so schwer, Krebs zu behandeln/zu heilen und welche neuen Ansätze zur Krebsbehandlung gibt es? Welche Rolle spielt dabei die individualisierte Immuntherapie – und was ist das überhaupt? TRON und BioNTech tragen 11 Fakten über Krebs zu “Wissen im Herzen” bei, eine
Mainz, November 17 – ‘The immune biology of microsatellite instability cancer: Towards a vaccine against HNPCC’, Prof. von Knebel Doeberitz from the Institute of Pathology at the University of Heidelberg will speak in our seminar on Thursday during his visit at TRON.
Mainz, November 10 – ‘Inducing Neoantigens in Therapeutic and Prophylactic Cancer Immunotherapy’, Prof. Eli Gilboa from the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami will speak in our seminar on Thursday during his visit at TRON.
Mainz, September 29 – ‘Diabetes, beta-cells and reprogramming with mRNA: potential cell-based therapy for diabetes’ Tomáš Koblas of the Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague, will talk at Seminars in Translational Oncology (SITO) during his visit at TRON.
Milwaukee, WI, July 23, 2016 – ‘A message for immunity: Systemic nanoparticle RNA vaccines mimic infection to fight cancer’, The American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy (ASGCT) publishes an author summary of our publication by Lena M. Kranz and colleagues in the renowned scientific journal Nature.
Winchester, UK, September 13th – ” Systemic nanoparticle RNA vaccines mimic infection to fight cancer”, Lena M. Kranz will speak at the 16th International Conference on Progress in Vaccination Against Cancer (PIVAC-16), Session 5.
Vienna, September 01 2016 – TRON Scientific Manager Ugur Sahin will speak at the World Congress on Cancers of the Skin 2016. His talks will cover “Mutanome specific personalized vaccination” (11:30 a.m., 2016-09-01) and “RNA based mutanome specific vaccines – a true personalized therapy” (6:00 p.m., 2016-09-01).
Mainz, July 15 2016 – “Uptake of synthetic naked RNA by DCs allows antigen expression and induction of T-cell responses in mice” – TRON scientist shed further insight into the underlying mechanism of RNA uptake, translation and antigen presentation upon intradermal administration of antigen-encoding RNA.
Mainz, Juli 15 2016 – „Forschungsergebnisse werden zu Therapieverfahren”, Interview mit TRONs wisschenschaftlichem Direktor Prof. Dr. Ugur Sahin im SWR.
Mainz, June 30 2016 – “Tissue-resident regulatory T cells”, Dr. Markus Feuerer from the Helmholtz Young Investigator research group “Immune Tolerance” at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany is visiting TRON. 5 PM, Lecture Hall Building 205, University Medical Center Mainz, Langenbeckstr. 1, 55131 Mainz, Germany
Mainz, June 02 2016 Breaking News Publication in the renowned Nature journal describes first example of RNA-Lipoplexes as a novel vaccine class that exploit antiviral immune mechanisms for potent cancer immunotherapy. Read more about the media coverage for TRON’s most recent Nature publication here.