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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New paper from Catapano and Carbone groups
24 May 2019

New paper from Catapano and Carbone groups

The study published in Cell Metabolism reveals new way to eliminate cancer stem cells in prostate c...
Two new papers by Prof. Francesco Bertoni’s lab
20 May 2019

Two new papers by Prof. Francesco Bertoni’s lab

The research team led by Prof. Francesco Bertoni has recently added information on our knowledge of ...
First Castelgrande Lecture, Prof. Douglas Hanahan
15 Apr 2019

First Castelgrande Lecture, Prof. Douglas Hanahan

The IOR is pride to welcome Douglas Hanahan, Professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ...

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