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Mini-Symposium: Immunotherapy of Cancer

This mini-symposium will bring together scientists interested in the field of immunotherapy of cancer. It aims to provide an opportunity to learn about molecular mechanisms involved in anti-cancer immune responses and get updated on new strategies for cancer immunotherapy. The meeting is open to researchers in the topic and takes place at SciLifeLab in the Triple room in Navet, Husargatan 3 (BMC Building). Find your way to the Venue and meeting room.


Preliminary Program

Coffee and registration
Welcome and introduction

Anna Dimberg

Immunological response of human cancers to PD-1 blockade

Daniela Thommen, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Netherlands

Boosting CAR T cells to tackle antigen heterogeneity in solid tumors

Magnus Essand, Uppsala University, SciLifeLab, Uppsala

Coffee Break
Turning a challenge in transplantation immunology into an opportunity in cancer therapy

Johanna Olweus, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway

Estrogen deprivation triggers an immunosuppressive phenotype in breast cancer cells

Jordi Carreras-Puigvert , Karolinska Institutet, SciLifeLab, Stockholm

Towards Off-the-shelf Cell Therapy with Adaptive Natural Killer Cells

Karl-Johan Malmberg, Oslo University Hospital & Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm

Induction of tertiary lymphoid structures in glioma

Anna Dimberg, Uppsala University, SciLifeLab, Uppsala

Coffee Break
LOAd703 – an oncolytic virotherapy for pancreatic cancer

Angelica Loskog, Uppsala University, SciLifeLab, Uppsala

Immuno-oncology: looking beyond the T lymphocytes

Yumeng Mao, Uppsala University, SciLifeLab, Uppsala

Conclusions & Discussion

Magnus Essand, Uppsala University, SciLifeLab, Uppsala


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