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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 [...]

VHIO’s PI Dr Rodrigo Dienstmann presents COLOSSUS at ESMO Congress 2019

2019-10-07T10:10:46+00:00October 7th, 2019|

During the Special Symposium at ESMO 2019 "Stratified treatment in metastatic colorectal cancer" on 29 September, COLOSSUS PI Dr Rodrigo Dienstmann of Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology presented  COLOSSUS in his talk entitled "New molecular stratification of colorectal cancer". New molecular stratification of colorectal cancer will involve functional subtypes that reflect cancer cell and microenvironment [...]

Ireland enrols first person in COLOSSUS translational study

2019-09-23T10:12:57+00:00September 23rd, 2019|

Great news! Dr Brian Bird and his team at Bon Secours Hospital in Cork have registered the first person in Ireland to the COLOSSUS prospective translational trial. Congratulations to the clinical research team!

Two new COLOSSUS publications

2019-11-01T10:35:12+00:00September 9th, 2019|

Investigative teams at Universitá Degli Studi di Torino (UNITO), Ruprecht Karls-Universitaet Heidelberg (UHEI) and RCSI, the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland have recently published two COLOSSUS-acknowledged studies. Congratulations to all researchers involved! The first study by Irene Catalano and Livio Trusolino at UNITO, The Stromal and Immune Landscape of Colorectal Cancer Progression during Anti-EGFR [...]