HSR Research Symposium, February 2022


Radiotherapy and the immune system

On February 17th, our department organised its third Research Symposium on radiotherapy


Chair: prof. Liv Veldeman

  • "Mobilizing anti-tumour immunity with low dose irradiation" → Dr. Fernanda Herrera (Department of Oncology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV), Switzerland)
  • "Immunogenic cancer cell death – a new approach in cancer therapy" → Prof. Dmitri Krysko (Head of Cell Death Investigation and Therapy Laboratory)
  • "Comparison of biological effects after exposure to X-rays, used in different clinical settings" → Simon Sioen (PhD student at the Radiobiology research group)
  • "Immuno-radiotherapy in solid tumours: results of the randomized phase 2 CHEERS trial" → Mathieu Spaas (PhD student at the Radiation Oncology research group)
  • “Combining radiotherapy with immunotherapy: current clinical results and future perspectives" → Dr Nora Sundahl (Postdoctoral researcher at the Radiotherapy research group)