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News from our Partners at INSERM

2019-03-04T10:52:34+00:00March 4th, 2019|

Congratulations to Dr Florent Petitprez who earned his PhD. Florent's PhD project was titled: Analyse intégrée et impact clinique des microenvironnements immunitaires et stromaux des tumeurs solides*. COLOSSUS is acknowledged in the PhD thesis. The research was supervised by Professor Wolf H. Fridman and Dr Aurélien de Reyniès at the Institut National de la Santé et de la [...]

COLOSSUS Winter 2019 newsletter is available

2019-02-25T15:31:32+00:00February 25th, 2019|

Read the latest project news in our Winter 2019 COLOSSUS newsletter. Get an update on the COLOSSUS translational trial and read the dissemination highlights too. In this edition, our 'Partner in the Spotlight" is Cancer Trials Ireland. Download the newsletter here.  

COLOSSUS Month 12 plenary meeting hosted by VHIO, Barcelona

2018-12-19T05:52:14+00:00December 18th, 2018|

A warm welcome to the month 12 COLOSSUS annual plenary meeting was delivered by Coordinator Prof Annette Byrne (RCSI). Thirty-five partner representatives were in attendance at the meeting held on December 18, 2018, hosted by the Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology. An overview of the revised timelines, deliverables and impact as a result of GDPR was [...]

Dr Rodrigo Dienstmann, VHIO presents COLOSSUS at the AACR

2018-10-03T10:24:25+00:00October 3rd, 2018|

Dr Rodrigo Dienstmann of Vall d'Hebron University Hospital, Barcelona, Spain presented COLOSSUS at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Intestinal Stem Cells and Colon Cancer: Biology to Therapy conference. The four-day meeting ran from the 27-30 September 2018 in Washington, DC, USA. Rodrigo's talk, "Risk stratification as a basis for targeted therapy in colon [...]

Darran O’ Connor, RCSI presents COLOSSUS findings at 2018 ASCO

2018-09-28T09:59:25+00:00September 28th, 2018|

A study: 'SATB2 loss and the immune milieu of colorectal cancer (CRC)'  was presented by Dr Darran O' Connor, a cancer biologist at the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland at the Gastrointestinal (Colorectal) Cancer session at the 2018 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting. Findings conclude that SATB2 acts as a master regulator of inflammation [...]

Florent Petitprez, INSERM, presents COLOSSUS studies at ESMO’s MAP 2018

2018-09-24T16:04:33+00:00September 24th, 2018|

COLOSSUS researcher Florent Petitprez, of INSERM, presented COLOSSUS studies at The European Society of Medical Oncology's MAP 2018 - Molecular Analysis for Personalised Therapy meeting. During the Innovative clinical trials session, Florent's talk was entitled: 'Immune classification of soft tissue sarcoma and its association with molecular characteristics, and clinical outcome' and was facilitated on 15 September [...]

Rodrigo Dienstmann, VHIO presents COLOSSUS at two scientific meetings

2018-08-23T12:07:07+00:00August 23rd, 2018|

COLOSSUS PI Prof Rodrigo Dienstmann, MD of Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology, Barcelona (VHIO) presented COLOSSUS findings at two scientific meetings earlier this year. The first, titled "Molecular subtypes of Colorectal Cancer: tumor and microenvironment interactions" was delivered at a Symphogen scientific event in Denmark on 19 March 2018. Symphogen is a clinical-stage antibody oncology-focused company [...]