Mainz, March 2017 – The Research Institute for Translational Oncology (TRON) and the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) in Heidelberg join forces in a newly founded Helmholtz Institute for Translational Oncology (HI-TRON) at the University Medical Center Mainz.
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Mainz, March 2017 – 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 Research Topic
Mainz, March 2017 – The 7th Ci3 Cluster Conference will take place on March 14, 2017 at the ZDF Conference Center in Mainz. To conclude the Excellence Cluster funding by the BMBF, the Ci3 management wants together with all cluster partners to look back on five successful years of Ci3 Excellence Clusters. As part of
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.
Verona, September 7th – TRON Managing Director Prof. Ugur Sahin will speak at the Annual Meeting of the Italian Cancer Society 2016. Ugur Sahin will talk about “RNA based cancer immunotherapy” in the session Cancer immunotherapy (5:00 pm, 2016-09-07).
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).