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Remise des prix de la FBM 2023
Lors de la Cérémonie d’ouverture des cours & de remise des prix de la Faculté de biologie et de médecine (FBM) de l'UNIL qui s’est tenue le 19 septembre 2023, 10 prix de Faculté, 2 prix d’Excellence et 10 prix spécifiques ont été décernés à des étudiant·e·s, doctorant·e·s ou professionnel·le·s qui se sont distingué·e·s par leurs travaux ou leur engagement personnel.
The local microenvironment drives activation of neutrophils in human brain tumors...
Tumor-associated neutrophils are highly abundant in primary and metastatic brain tumors, have an immunosuppressive and pro-angiogenic phenotype, and are altered by secreted factors produced by a network of tumor-associated myeloid cells.
Les conférences de l'IUFRS · Cancer Symptom Science State-of-the-art
A panel of experts in cancer symptom science from different institutions in the United States will share their experience and recommendations for setting up a symptom science nursing research program.
Mitophagy Dysfunction in Parkinson's Patients: Implications for CD8 Memory T...
New study in Science Immunology shows that individuals with Parkinson's disease exhibit decreased levels of CD8+ memory T cells and fail to generate memory T cells in response to COVID-19 vaccination. This underscores the critical importance of mitochondrial quality control in the formation of CD8+ memory T cells.
Results of a Phase 1 study combining personalized cancer vaccines with T-cell therapy...
Most patients with Ovarian cancer do not benefit from immune checkpoint immunotherapy and thus require alternate clinical approaches. The team had previously shown that vaccination using whole tumor-pulsed dendritic cells amplifies neoantigens recognition in ovarian cancers.
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- Home to the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Lausanne branch
- A collective of over 20 research labs at the University of Lausanne and the Lausanne University Hospital & 5 affiliated research labs at EPFL and the University of Geneva.
- A pole of excellence in the training and mentoring of the next generation of scientists and clinicians in oncology.
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