Simon Turcotte

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Assistant professor, Department of Surgery, Université de Montréal
Hepato-pancreato-biliary (HPB) Surgeon, Centre hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal (CHUM)
Scientist, CHUM Research Center Cancer Axis (CRCHUM)
Roger Des Groseillers Research Chair in HPB Surgical Oncology
Director, CHUM HPB Cancer Biobank & Clinical Database
Co-lead, CHUM adoptive T cell immunotherapy program


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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