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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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 ...
Members of the Foundation IOR at ICML Highlights China
29 Jul 2019

Members of the Foundation IOR at ICML Highlights China

Prof. Franco Cavalli was joined by Dr. Davide Rossi and Dr. Emanuele Zucca at this year's ICML Highl...
A Swiss Cancer Research grant to Prof. Francesco Bertoni
22 Jul 2019

A Swiss Cancer Research grant to Prof. Francesco Bertoni

Prof. Francesco Bertoni has received a three-years financial support to study the mechanism of resis...

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