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SITC, AACR leaders brief members of US Congress on Immuno-Oncology

Seeking to ensure government funding levels of cancer research are protected, leading experts from the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer (SITC) and American Association for Cancer Research (AACR... View »

Drs. Bill Hawse and Penny Morel publish in The Journal of Immunology

Drs. Bill Hawse and Penny Morel... View »

Immunology graduate student Lauren Kinner-Bibeau publishes in Nature Communications
Tweaking the Immune System to Improve Immunotherapy Press Release

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has issued a press release concerning the Vignali Lab's discovery of a clue that could unlock the potential of immunotherapy drugs to successfully... View »

Dr. Olja Finn publishes in Cancer Immunology Research

Dr. Olja Finn publishes "Masters in Immunology" review in Cancer Immunology Research entitled, "Tumor Antigens - Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow." Please... View »

Dr. Sarah Gaffen receives MERIT Award

Sarah Gaffen, PhD, was given a MERIT Award based on her R01 grant renewal application. It was provided to support the principal scientific endeavor of an investigator who has demonstrated superior... View »

Dr. Sebastien Gingras publishes paper in PLOS ONE

Dr. Sebastien Gingras, Research Assistant Professor of Immunology, has published a study in PLOS ONE using CRISPR technology to knockout a gene in cell line. 

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Immunology graduate student Lauren Kinner-Bibeau publishes in Nature Communications

Immunology graduate student Lauren Kinner-Bibeau, in the laboratory of Dr. Binder, has published in Nature Communications. The article, entitled, "HSPs drive dichotomous T-cell immune... View »

Immunology graduate student Abby Overacre-Delgoffe publishes in Cell

Immunology graduate student Abby Overacre-Delgoffe, in the laboratory of Dr. Dario Vignali, has been published in Cell. The article, entitled, "Interferon-Y Drives T-reg Fragility to... View »

Delgoffe wins grand prize at Immuno-Oncology Young Investigators’ Forum

Dr. Greg Delgoffe of Immunology recently participated in the 3rd Annual Immuno-Oncology Young Investigators’ Forum in Houston, TX. Here, he presented a new research project entitled ‘... View »

Dr. Sebastien Gingras publishes paper in Scientific Reports

Dr. Sebastien Gingras, Research Assistant Professor of Immunology, is a co-author on a paper published in Scientific Reports, the paper described the phenotype of a new strain of mice generated... View »

Vignali Lab publishes in Immunological Reviews

Dr. Lawrence Andrews, a postdoc in the laboratory of Dr. Dario Vignali, has published in Immunological Reviews. The paper, entitled, "LAG3 (CD223) as a cancer immunotherapy target," can be found... View »

Shlomchik Lab paper selected as cover article for February 2017 JCI Insight

A paper published by the laboratory of Dr. Mark Shlomchik, UPMC Endowed Professor and Chair of Immunology, has been selected as the cover article for February 2017 JCI Insight. The paper, entitled... View »

Dr. Mark Shlomchik elected to the Association of American Physicians (AAP)

Dr. Mark Shlomchik, UPMC Endowed Professor and Chair of Immunology, has been elected to the American Association of Physicians (AAP). The Association is composed of members who are leading senior... View »

Dr. Olivera Finn awarded AACR-CRI Prize in Cancer Immunology

Dr. Olivera Finn, Distinguished Professor of Immunology, has been awarded the the 2017 AACR-CRI Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology. From the the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR... View »