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PGE2's Sneaky Sabotage: Alleviating PGE2 impairment of TIL expansion for effective...
This new study, in Nature, sheds light on how a lipid overexpressed in tumors, prostaglandin E2 (PGE2), cripples the very immune cells tasked with eradicating cancer.
SCTO Symposium 2024
Under the theme "Working towards efficient clinical data-driven research in Switzerland", this year’s SCTO Symposium will address topics ranging from regulatory considerations, IT and infrastructure requirements, data governance, data sharing, and both local and national strategies.
Urolithine-A : Une Nouvelle Frontière dans la Défense contre le Cancer
La dernière recherche, menée par Dr Pierpaolo Ginefra et dirigée par Dr Nicola Vannini, du Département d’oncologie UNIL-CHUV, révèle le potentiel de l'Urolithine-A pour renforcer l'immunosurveillance du cancer, offrant de nouvelles perspectives pour renforcer la défense de notre corps contre le cancer.
Symposium scientifique d’honneur et Leçon d’adieu de la Pre Maja Beck-Popovic
Le Service de pédiatrie du CHUV a le plaisir de vous inviter à ce symposium d’adieu en l’honneur de la Pre Maja Beck-Popovic, pour célébrer avec elle sa contribution au développement de l’hématologie-oncologie pédiatrique à Lausanne, en Suisse et au niveau international. Cet événement aura lieu le jeudi 2 mai 2024 dès 13h à l'auditoire Paternot, Agora.
Deciphering T Cell Specificity: AI Insights into Immune Surveillance
The team developed MixTCRpred, a deep-learning tool, to predict T cells targeting specific epitopes on cancer or infected cells, aiding in identifying disease-specific T cells and selecting candidates for immunotherapies.
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- The fundamental & translational research community of the Department of oncology UNIL CHUV
- Home to the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Lausanne branch
- A collective of over 20 research labs at the University of Lausanne and the Lausanne University Hospital & 5 affiliated research labs at EPFL and the University of Geneva.
- A pole of excellence in the training and mentoring of the next generation of scientists and clinicians in oncology.
- A founding member of the Swiss Cancer Center Léman
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