Results about: immunotherapies
The IRB Barcelona scientist and head of the Colorectal Cancer Lab has been awarded the Olof Palme Medal in recognition of his recent discovery regarding the treatment of advanced-stage colon tumors with immunotherapy.
IRB Barcelona paves the way to the use of immunotherapy to treat aggressive colon tumours and their metastasis
A team headed by ICREA researcher Eduard Batlle discovers that immune system-stimulating treatments combined with a TGF-beta inhibitor are effective against colon cancer.
The researchers developed a mouse model that mimics advanced human colon cancer. This model has allowed them to study the immune system response for the first time.