COLOSSUS featured in the Cancer Trials Ireland publication, Winter 2019 DSSG Digest. You can download the full report here: http://bit.ly/2OvqN7G
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
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. [...]
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 [...]
Digestive Cancers Europe (DICE, www.digestivecancers.eu) one of our Related Organisations has featured COLOSSUS and our explainer video in their October 2019 news. We have archived the story here.
The COLOSSUS consortium met on the 16th of October 2019 to share progress updates and their plans for the next 12 months. The 2019 annual meeting was hosted by our partners at HalioDx in sunny Marseille, France. Read the meeting agenda here.
On Friday, October 11, 2019, Dr Ian Miller, of the RCSI, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland facilitated a talk at the Bon Secours Hospital in Cork. The purpose of Dr Miller's visit was to explain the COLOSSUS project objectives and trial, and the use of the biosamples from the translational trial. This was an [...]
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 [...]
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! https://twitter.com/DrHealeyBird/status/1174771461313224707?s=20
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 [...]