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 [...]
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 [...]
The COLOSSUS explainer video is now launched. Watch it here. You can find it in our Project Materials toolkit too. This short video was a collaborative project involving Pintail Limited, RCSI, the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology. The team also obtained PPI input from Cancer Trials Ireland. Enjoy! [...]
The UCD Festival, a one-day celebration of discovery, innovation and creativity was held on Saturday, June 8, 2019, on the University College Dublin's campus. COLOSSUS PI Dr David Gomez-Matallanas organized a COLOSSUS exhibition there with project brochures, newsletters and information. The UCD Festival included a packed programme of more than 100 free events, a gave the [...]
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 [...]