Project title: Defining the immune landscape of neuroendocrine tumors in response to conventional treatment – towards rational combination therapy

Tim Meyer, MD, PhD UCL Cancer Institute, University College London

Tim Meyer, MD, PhD
  • Status: Completed
  • Year(s): 2016
  • Grant Type: Investigator
  • Research Type: Translational
  • Primary Site: Small intestine
  • Area of Inquiry: Immune environment

General Description

Immunotherapy is being explored in many tumor types with encouraging results, but there is limited investigation of this modality for patients with NET. In this project, we will characterize the immune-landscape in NET and investigate the effect of therapy on the immune cell tumor infiltration. We will also determine which relevant immune-modulatory pathways control the function of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes. We anticipate the data generated will guide a rational approach for combination immunotherapy for patients with NET and improve outcomes for patients.  

Additional Details

  • Grant Duration: 2 years
  • Awards: No information
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