Swiss Cancer Research grant to Dr. Luciano Cascione

Dr. Luciano Cascione, head of Bioinformatics Core Unit at the Institute of Oncology Research and at the Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics (SIB), has received a research grant by the Swiss Cancer Research to study an enigmatic and interesting class of non-coding RNA called ultra-conserved regions (UCRs) in B-cell lymphomas. UCRs are 100% identical (fully conserved) across human and rodent genomes s...
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A Swiss Cancer Research grant to Prof. Francesco Bertoni

Prof. Francesco Bertoni has received a three-years financial support to study the mechanism of resistance to the combination of copanlisib and venetoclax in marginal zone lymphomas. The project, with PD Anastasios Stathis and Prof. Andrea Alimonti as co-applicants, follows the design of the phase I study SAKK 66/18 (NCT03886649). The trial has indeed just opened the recruitment and is based on Pro...
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New review article from Catapano and Carbone groups

New review article from Catapano and Carbone groups focusing on transcriptional reprogramming in cancer stem cells. In this article, the authors evaluate the role of prostate cancer stem cells in disease progression and treatment resistance and the impact of transcriptional regulators on stemness-associated phenotypic reprogramming. Recent progress in this area supports the possibility of interfe...
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15-ICML International Conference on Malignant Lymphoma

Take a look at the healthbook 15-ICML Newsroom featuring video interviews with renowned experts in the fields of haematology/oncology and a selection of clinically relevant study highlights of the 15th International Conference on Malignant Lymphoma(15-ICML). https://healthbook.ch/oncology-hematology/news/15-icml-2019-newsroom/?access_code=5123b056f147a2aa9c50c082d76c7542
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