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 [...]
Professor Annette Byrne, Head of the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RSCI) Precision Cancer Medicine Group and Coordinator of the EC funded multi-million Euro Colorectal Cancer Research Programme COLOSSUS hosted and chaired an event at RCSI on the 30th April 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. [...]
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.
On the island of Ireland, what research is ongoing to help advance treatments for colorectal cancer? To celebrate Colon Cancer Awareness month, COLOSSUS will be hosting and managing a public event on 30 April 2019 at the Royal College of [...]
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 [...]