News

  • 2018-11-09
    Riikka Havunen successfully defended her PhD thesis titled "Enhancing Adoptive Cell Therapy of Solid Tumours with Armed Oncolytic Adenoviruses".
  • 2019-11-12
    Joao Santos was granted a Merit award at ESMO Immuno-oncology congress 2019.
  • 2018-09-19
    CGTG and University of Helsinki win a position as a partner organisation in EU H2020-MSC-ITN-EID project STACCATO running between 2019-2022.
  • 2018-05-30
    Victor Cervera-Carrascon was awarded an oral presentation at European Congress of Immunology (Amsterdam 2-5.9.2018); abstract ranked within top 1%.
  • 2018-04-16
    Riikka Havunen was awarded oral presentation at CIMT annual meeting 2018.
  • 2018-02-18
    Minna Oksanen celebrates her 10th anniversary in CGTG.
  • 2018-01-01
    Sadia Zafar receives three year University of Helsinki -funded doctoral candidate position in Doctoral Programme in Clinical Research.
  • 2017-12-14
    GeneQuine Biotherapeutics, a company founded by Kilian Guse who did his PhD and a post-doc at CGTG, acquired by Flexion for 64 mUSD.
  • 2017-11-23
    CGTG winter retreat 2017 celebrated with TILT Biotherapeutics: tennis and dinner
  • 2017-04-07
    Professor Hemminki interviewed on YLE1 Perjantai.
  • 2017-03-16
    Víctor Cervera-Carrascón and João Santos were among the oral presenters of the selected abstracts at Netherlands Society of Gene and Cell Therapy Spring Symposium 2017.
  • 2017-01-20
    Mikko Siurala successfully defended his PhD thesis titled "Improving adenovirus-based immunotherapies for treatment of solid tumors".
  • 2016-11-16
    Prof Hemminki's book "Crossing the Valley of Death with Advanced Cancer Therapy" enters the finals for "Science book of the Year", The Federation of Finnish Learned Societies".
  • 2016-11-03
    Kristian Taipale successfully defended his PhD thesis titled "Immunologic effects of cancer therapy with oncolytic adnoviruses".
  • 2016-09-22
    Mikko Siurala was awarded oral presentation at the International Conference on Oncolytic Virus Therapeutics in Vancouver, Canada.
  • 2016-06-17
    Finnish Cancer Institute Symposium 2016 poster award won by Victor Cervera-Carrascon.
  • 2016-06-11
    Professor Hemminki discusses the harmful effects of overregulation of clinical trials in Helsingin Sanomat.
  • 2016-06-10
    Siri Tähtinen successfully defended her PhD thesis titled "Combining Oncolytic Immunotherapies to Break Tumor Resistance".
  • 2016-04-01
    Mari Hirvinen successfully defended her PhD thesis titled "Immunological boosting and personalization of oncolytic virotherapies for cancer treatment".