Theurillat Group

Theurillat Group

We aim to explore the role of SPOP and CHD1 mutations to develop new therapeutic avenues for prostate cancer.

Alimonti group

Alimonti group

Our research is focused on the characterization of a novel type of cellular senescence response for cancer therapy

Catapano group

Catapano group

We investigate strategies aimed at blocking selectively transcription of genes that might be implicated in pathogenesis of cancer

Bertoni group

Bertoni group

We apply genomics techniques followed by functional studies to elucidate the lesions underlying non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas

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The Institute of Oncology Research (IOR), established in 2003 in Bellinzona, Switzerland, hosts researchers from all over the world performing basic and translational research in oncology with special focus on:

  • cancer biology
  • genomics
  • molecular oncology
  • experimental therapeutics.

At the Institute of Oncology Research we believe that science is constantly evolving to improve our understanding of human cancer.

The efforts of our researchers and the resources of the institute are directed towards this challenge, with a commitment to discovering practical and far-reaching solutions to a disease that still impacts on the everyday life of people around the world.

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Lecture Series of the PhD program “New approaches to the treatment of cancer”
30 Nov 2018

Lecture Series of the PhD program “New approaches to the treatment of cancer”

Lecture of our International PhD Program in Cancer Biology and Oncology of USI (2018/2019) Prof. ...
Support the Movember Foundation
26 Nov 2018

Support the Movember Foundation

Join Dr. Jean-Philippe Theurillat and support the Movember Foundation. Donate online at https://mob...
USI event: What is Ticino’s contribution in medical research?
27 Nov 2018

USI event: What is Ticino’s contribution in medical research?

Dr. Andrea Alimonti to speak at the USI event on November 27, at 5:30pm in the Lugano campus auditor...

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