Eerste live bijeenkomst Oncode Patiënt Perspectief Programma brengt (ex-)patiënten en onderzoekers dichter bij elkaar
News
27 January 2023
Eerste live bijeenkomst Oncode Patiënt Perspectief Programma brengt (ex-)patiënten en onderzoekers dichter bij elkaar
(Text in Dutch) Benieuwd hoe onderzoekers en (ex)patiënten elkaar kunnen helpen? Lees de highlights over Oncode's Patiënt Perspectief Programma meeting, waar onderzoekers en patiënt partners elkaar ontmoetten.
ElizeBrolsma

<span>Elize</span><span>Brolsma</span>

Elize is part of Oncode’s communication team. She has over 10 years of experience in the com-munication industry, both for commercial and non-profit organisations. After obtaining her bache-lor and master degree in communication at Utrecht University, Elize worked as a communication professional at a research institute, PR agency, law firm and internet company. She has a strong focus on external communications and Public Relations. At Oncode - together with her colleagues - Elize produces the monthly newsletters for Oncode Investigators & Researchers and the Oncode digital magazine. She publishes content for the Oncode website and is responsible for all social media channels. She enjoys discussing science with researchers and support them in their outreach.
Specialized immune cells carry potential for new cancer immunotherapies
News
11 January 2023
Specialized immune cells carry potential for new cancer immunotherapies
Oncode Investigators Emile Voest, Ton Schumacher and Lodewyk Wessels (all NKI), together with scientists from Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) have discovered how specialized immune cells can detect and remove cancers that are ‘invisible’ to the conventional defense mechanisms of the immune system. The findings could lead to novel cancer immunotherapies. Their work is published today in Nature.
Bianca-OliviaNita

<span>Bianca-Olivia</span><span>Nita</span>

New technique to detect T cells that recognize a patient’s tumor
News
2 January 2023
New technique to detect T cells that recognize a patient’s tumor
Oncode Investigators Emile Voest and Ton Schumacher together with Wouter Scheper (all NKI) have developed a new technique that can map out molecules on the tumor cells in individual cancer patients that are recognized by T cells. This new technology is an important step toward personalized immunotherapy. Their findings were published today in Nature Biotechnology.
Bianca-OliviaNita

<span>Bianca-Olivia</span><span>Nita</span>

Overlooked immune cell proves important for impact of immunotherapy
News
15 December 2022
Overlooked immune cell proves important for impact of immunotherapy
An open mind and the courage to go off the beaten track has led Oncode Investigator Karin de Visser and medical oncologist and researcher Marleen Kok (both at the NKI) to a surprising finding. They discovered that one type of immune cell, one that cancer researchers rarely look at, is actually of great importance. Their finding could be crucial for patients receiving immunotherapy, such as breast cancer patients. Their research paper was published today in Cancer Cell.
Bianca-OliviaNita

<span>Bianca-Olivia</span><span>Nita</span>

AlphaFill: filling in the blanks in protein structure prediction
News
24 November 2022
AlphaFill: filling in the blanks in protein structure prediction
The development of tools like AlphaFold and RoseTTAfold, and more recently of the ESM Metagenomic Atlas and OmegaFold, was a gamechanger in the field of 3D protein structure prediction. However, for many proteins a pivotal piece to the puzzle was still lacking, as most proteins do not function without specific cofactors. New work by the group of Oncode Investigator Anastassis Perrakis at the Netherlands Cancer Institute literally fills this void and brings AlphaFill into the picture. Their work was published today in Nature Methods.
PeterThijssen

Meet Oncode

Fundamental science, clinical testing and a sharp mind for market opportunities: at Oncode we bring it all together to create impact for patients.
https://www.oncode.nl/about/our-organisation
About
Our organization
Board, committees and an organigram. How we are organized and who does what: learn more about us.
https://www.oncode.nl/about/contact
About
How to contact us
We value your point of view. All you have to do is reach out and let us know if you have any questions, comments or suggestions.
https://www.oncode.nl/about/in-het-nederlands
About
In het Nederlands
Oncode is een internationale organisatie. Maar gezien onze oorsprong vertellen we ons verhaal ook graag in het Nederlands.