30 June 2022
Vidi Grants awarded to Miao-Ping Chien, Rebekka Schneider, Tineke Lenstra and Monique Mulder
Oncode Institute is proud to announce that three Oncode Investigators and one Oncode Researcher will receive a Vidi Grant worth 800.000 euros. This grant will enable Oncode Investigators Miao-Ping Chien, Rebekka Schneider (both Erasmus MC), Tineke Lenstra (Netherlands Cancer Institute) and Oncode Researcher Monique Mulder (Leiden UMC) to develop their own innovative line of research and set up their own research group in the coming five years.
27 June 2022
Prostate cancer hijacks tumor cell biorhythm to evade hormone therapy
Hormone therapy is successful at keeping metastatic prostate cancer under control, but eventually the tumor cells become resistant to it. An unexpected potential solution has now emerged in medicines not designed to fight cancer, but to target proteins that regulate a cell’s circadian rhythm. Oncode Investigator Wilbert Zwart and others publish about this discovery in cancer discovery today.
21 June 2022
Cell-free DNA biomarkers can help to identify treatment responders and non-responders of head and neck cancer patients
The team of Jeroen de Ridder finalized a Clinical Proof of Concept (CPoC) study in which they tested the feasibility of circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) analysis in head- and neck cancer patients as treatment response identifier. Their results are promising and more extensive validation in larger patient cohorts is underway.
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