In an article published earlier this month, Toby Lawrence et al have demonstrated that targeting of CD163+ tumour Associated Macrophages (TAMs) promoted both myeloid and T cell–mediated antitumor immunity in an experimental melanoma model.
Members of the Lymphoma Immunology Group (Ramsay lab) selected for 3 oral and poster presentations at the upcoming International Workshop on Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (iwCLL) biannual meeting.
Congratulations to Postdoc Dr. Nikolaos Ioannou (sensitising tumours to checkpoint blockade) and PhD students Despoina Papazoglou and Natalia Couto Francisco (immunosuppressive fibroblasts) who have been selected for oral and poster presentations at the iwCLL meeting in Edinburgh (Sept 20-23, 2019).
Group leader Dr. Alan G. Ramsay, as invited faculty, will present data modelling the tumour microenvironment. Alan will be joined by Despoina during the main program, who will present novel T cell bispecific antibody combination immunotherapy for CLL – a huge achievement for a PhD research student.
The call for projects for the 2020 PhD Studentships is now open. Deadline for receipt of applications is midday on Thursday September 4th, 2019.
Please send applications to Theme Leads as per CRUK KHP Centre’s email of Monday July 22nd.
For information about CRUK KHP Centre’s Themes please refer to ‘Research’ on this website.
The 2019/20 Development Fund project call has been announced- deadline for projects are midday, 14th August 2019.