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January 21, 2013

AACR and CRI Announce Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology

Award established to honor the Founding Father of Modern Tumor Immunology.

December 11, 2012

Stand Up To Cancer and Cancer Research Institute Announce New Cancer Immunology Dream Team

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) and the Cancer Research Institute (CRI) announce the formation of a Dream Team project dedicated to cancer immunology — “Immunologic Checkpoint Blockade and Adoptive Cell Transfer in Cancer Therapy.” 

October 08, 2012

MedImmune Joins Forces with Leading Cancer Organizations to Advance Novel Immunotherapy Research

The Cancer Research Institute, the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, and MedImmune, the global biologics arm of AstraZeneca, today announced a collaboration agreement to focus on clinical trials to test novel combinations of immunotherapies in cancer.

October 03, 2012

CRI to Honor Contributions to Cancer Immunotherapy at 26th Annual Awards Dinner

The Cancer Research Institute honors scientists and others who have made seminal contributions to the fields of immunology and cancer immunotherapy at its 26th Annual Awards gala at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City.

August 14, 2012

Pancreatic Cancer Immunotherapy Clinical Trial Launches at UPENN

A new clinical trial for pancreatic cancer immunotherapy funded by the Cancer Research Institute and the Lustgarten Foundation will open at the University of Pennsylvania under the supervision of Dr. Carl H. June.