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 International PhD Program in Cancer Biology and Oncology 2019/2020
9 Oct 2019

New International PhD Program in Cancer Biology and Oncology 2019/2020

The Institute of Oncology Research (IOR, affiliated to USI Università della Svizzera italiana) is pr...
IOR receives important funding from SNSF to advance its prostate cancer research efforts
30 Sep 2019

IOR receives important funding from SNSF to advance its prostate cancer research efforts

Dr. Giuseppina M. Carbone, Prostate Cancer Biology Group, receives a 4-year grant of 700’000 CHF fro...
Swiss Cancer Research grant to Dr. Luciano Cascione
30 Jul 2019

Swiss Cancer Research grant to Dr. Luciano Cascione

Dr. Luciano Cascione, head of Bioinformatics Core Unit at the Institute of Oncology Research and at ...

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