Simon Turcotte

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Associate professor, Department of surgery, Université de Montréal;
Physician, Hepatopancreatobiliary and liver transplantation division, CHUM;
Co-director, CHUM hepatopancreatobiliary cancer clinical database and biological specimen repository
Roger-Des-Groseillers chair in hepatobiliary and pancreatic oncological surgery, Université de Montréal


Full Biography


Cancers of Interest

Liver, Pancreas, Melanoma


Research and clinical approaches

Characterization of immune recognition of liver and pancreatic cancers
Characterization of immune-suppressive pathways in liver and pancreatic cancers
Discovery of novel tumor antigens recognized by T cells
Clinical grade selection tumor-reactive T cells in the endogenous repertoire
Adoptive T cell transfer immunotherapy


Projects at BioCanRx

Recombinant TCRs to Target KRAS Hotspot Mutations in Pancreatic Cancer


The Selected Tumor-infiltrating Lymphocyte Against Refractory Melanoma-01 Trial (STAR-M01)


Improving adoptive cell transfer immunotherapy with clinical-grade cell sorting of tumor-reactive T cells infiltrating solid tumors


Recombinant TCRs and peptide-MHC antibodies to target KRAS hotspot mutations in pancreatic cancer


Recent Articles

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