Congratulations 2018 Poster Award Winners

Six junior researchers have been chosen by the CIMT poster jury to receive the 2018 CIMT Poster Awards:

Christof Smith (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Adam Grippin (University of Florida), Daniel Baumann (German Cancer Research Center DKFZ), Jonas Bochem (University Medical Center Tübingen), Julien Schmidt (University of Lausanne) and Chloe Chong (Ludwig Center for Cancer Research)

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CIMT 2018 opens in Mainz, Germany

The 16th Annual Meeting of the Association for Cancer Immunotherapy CIMT has opened with more than 750 academic and clinical professionals from 28 countries in the fields of tumor immunology.
Under the headline “Pushing Frontieres in Cancer Immunotherapy”, the
2018 meeting offers nine plenary sessions on the topics of therapeutic vaccination, CAR T-cell therapy, combination therapies, cellular therapy, counteacting immune escape, immunoguiding, regulatory research, and tumor microenvironment.

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CICON 2017 meeting report published

A meeting report on the Third CRI-CIMT-EATI-AACR International Cancer Immunotherapy Conference (CICON) has been published in the January edition of Cancer Immunology Research. The report provides an overview of the main topics presented at the conference which took place in Mainz/Germany, September 6-9, 2017, and was attended by more than 1,400 people.

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Cornelis (Kees) Belief receives honorary doctorate in medicine

On October 25, CIMT vice president Prof. Dr. Dr. Cornelis J.M. Melief was awarded an honorary doctorate in medicine by the Johannes Gutenberg University Medical Center in Mainz, Germany. Cornelis (Kees) Melief was honored for his lifetime achievements as a pioneer of tumor immunology, and especially for his contributions to cancer immunology research in Mainz. 

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