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COLOSSUS Publication News from UCD

2019-07-11T12:49:35+00:00July 11th, 2019|

A COLOSSUS study has recently been published "Gold Open Access" in Scientific Reports. The Systems Biology Ireland team at University College Dublin consisting of Caterina Thomaseth, Dirk Fey, Tapesh Santra, Oleksii S. Rukhlenko, Nicole E. Radde, and Boris N. Kholodenko published "Impact of measurement noise, experimental design, and estimation methods on Modular Response Analysis based [...]

Coordinator Annette Byrne, RCSI presents COLOSSUS at World Cancer Congress 2019, Osaka

2019-07-24T06:47:20+00:00May 20th, 2019|

COLOSSUS Coordinator Prof Annette Byrne, RCSI was a distinguished speaker at BIT's 12th annual World Cancer Congress (WCC) 2019 meeting which took place from May 15-17, 2019 in Osaka, Japan. Annette's talk was titled: "Chromosomal Instability as a Predictive Biomarker in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer”. WCC-2019 provided a unique and ideal opportunity for a broad spectrum [...]

UCD’s Walter Kolch presents COLOSSUS at “RAS superfamily” symposium

2019-05-24T13:39:14+00:00May 16th, 2019|

COLOSSUS PI Prof Walter Kolch of Systems Biology Ireland at the University College Dublin presented at the "The RAS superfamily and related pathways in health and disease" international symposium at the Palacio de La Magdalena in Santander, Spain. Walter's talk entitled: "Computational analysis of RAS signalling networks" took place today, May 16th, 2019. The presentation [...]

Join our UCD Team in Dublin, Ireland

2019-05-15T11:55:34+00:00May 15th, 2019|

PhD Project: Constructing mathematical models that predict therapy responses in colorectal cancer. A PhD position is now available in Systems Biology Ireland, University College Dublin. The project involves the patient-specific mathematical modelling of cancer signalling dynamics for improved patient stratification in colorectal cancer and is part of the EU research consortium COLOSSUS also involving biotech companies [...]

COLOSSUS – First Patient recruited to Translational Trial

2019-05-24T12:18:07+00:00May 13th, 2019|

The University Hospital Mannheim, Germany, has recruited the first patient to COLOSSUS, an EU-funded Horizon 2020 translational trial which could lead to a ground-breaking new way of treating people with advanced metastatic colorectal cancer. In total, 163 patients will be recruited to take part in the COLOSSUS trial which will validate new and effective stratification [...]

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.