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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IOR is proud to present his latest Group Leader
18 Feb 2019

IOR is proud to present his latest Group Leader

The Institute of Oncology Research is proud to announce the designation of a new Group Leader: Dr. A...
Pfizer Foundation Research Prize 2019 – accolades for researchers in Ticino
8 Feb 2019

Pfizer Foundation Research Prize 2019 – accolades for researchers in Ticino

Yesterday evening, at a ceremony held in Zurich, the Pfizer Foundation awarded two prizes to researc...
New publication by Dr. Catapano’s group
7 Feb 2019

New publication by Dr. Catapano’s group

A new study, published in Bioinformatics, dissects the complexity of human noncoding promoter-proxim...

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