R&D Christmas Network Meeting

R&D Christmas Network: “New insights in immuno-oncology”

This meeting is kindly sponsored by the Radium Hospital Foundation (Radiumhospitalets legater).

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Moderator: Gunnar Kvalheim, Head of the Department of Cellular Therapy, OUS


14:00–14:15 Registration and coffee

14:15 – 14:20: Funding opportunities

-Ole Johan Borge, Innovation Norway

14:20–14:40 Welcome and Update – short introduction
– Gunnar Kvalheim, OUS and Jutta Heix, Oslo Cancer Cluster

14:40–15:10 International keynote speaker: “Tailoring cell-based immunotherapy for type and stage of cancer”
– Dolores Schendel, Professor, Institute of Molecular Immunology, Helmholtz Zentrum München
Managing Director, Trianta Immunotherapies GmbH and Chief Scientific Officer, Medigene, Germany

15:10–15:40 International keynote speaker: “Targeting immune checkpoints in cancer: Novel mechanistic insights”
– Dr. Sergio A. Quezada, Cancer Institute, University College London

Q&A session // Short coffee break

16:10–16:30 “The Immune system from a natural killer cell perspective”
– Karl-Johan Malmberg, Professor, MD, PhD, Dept. of Immunology, Oslo University Hospital

16:30–16:50  “NORIN – the Norwegian Inflammation Network – Status and outlook for 2015”
– Guttorm Haraldsen, Research Director, MD, PhD, Dept. of Pathology

16:50–17:00 Presentation of the winning immuno-oncology projects in Oslo Cancer Cluster

Q&A session // Networking with Christmas inspired finger food and refreshments

Any questions, please contact mbl@oslocancercluster.no