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The COLOSSUS Spring 2020 newsletter is out!

2020-03-02T17:43:21+00:00March 2nd, 2020|

Hear ye! Hear ye! The Spring 2020 COLOSSUS newsletter is out now! Read the latest update on the COLOSSUS translational study from partners at Cancer Trials Ireland, a spotlight feature on our partner HalioDx, the dissemination round-up and much more!

VIB hosts Tumor Heterogeneity, Plasticity and Therapy meeting, 14-15 May 2020- travel grants are available

2020-02-25T16:45:08+00:00February 25th, 2020|

Our partners VIB,  a non-profit life sciences research institute in Belgium, is pleased to announce the first  Tumor Heterogeneity, Plasticity and Therapy meeting which will be held on May 14-15, 2020 in the historical city of Leuven, Belgium. The upcoming deadlines are: Travel Grant application deadline: 27 February 2020 Abstract deadline: 12 March 2020 When you submit your abstract for [...]

Digestive Cancers Europe publishes new guide for carers

2020-02-19T14:11:17+00:00February 19th, 2020|

Digestive Cancers Europe, (DiCE) formerly EuropaColon, has published a new resource, "A Guide to caring for someone with Colorectal Cancer". Read it here. Digestive Cancers Europe is the umbrella organisation in Europe, representing the voice of patients with digestive cancers (oesophageal, gastric, colon, rectum, pancreatic and rare cancers), their families and their carers. It is [...]

Congratulations U of Torino PIs who published two more COLOSSUS papers!

2019-12-12T14:29:49+00:00December 12th, 2019|

Congratulations to all researchers involved in two COLOSSUS-acknowledged publications! The first, Immunogenomics of Colorectal Tumors: Facts and Hypotheses on an Evolving Saga, appears in the December 2019 edition of Trends in Cancer. The piece was authored by the team of Irene Catalano, Elena Grassi, Andrea Bertotti, and Livio Trusolino of the Universita degli Studi di [...]

Congratulations to Coordinator Prof Annette Byrne, RCSI for her recent HRB Investigator-Led Projects Award

2019-11-25T15:25:08+00:00November 25th, 2019|

Professor Annette Byrne was one of eight RCSI researchers to have been awarded a total of €2.8m in the 2019 Health Research Board (HRB) Investigator-Led Projects funding programme. Congratulations, Annette! The HRB Investigator-Led Projects scheme aims to support highly innovative and internationally competitive research, driven by a vision for improvements in human health and wellbeing. [...]

Vall d’Hebron recruits the first COLOSSUS translational trial participant in Spain

2019-11-12T11:31:21+00:00November 6th, 2019|

Pictured (from L to R) Iosune Baraibar, medical oncologist; Mireia Sanchis, Project Manager;  Ariadna Garcia, Research Nurse; Javier Ros, Medical Oncologist; Javier Gonzalo, Project Manager* On November 5, 2019, Dr Rodrigo Dienstmann and the colorectal cancer clinical research team under the leadership of Dr Elena Elez at Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology have registered the first person in Spain for [...]