Partner 3 – UNINS
Brief description of the organization
The Department of Surgical and Morphological Sciences, part of the Medical School of the University of Insubria has a strong commitment toward the study of both the basic and applied aspects of oncology. Tumour Immunology is particularly developed in the section of Pathology and Immunology headed by Prof. Accolla, who is interested in new strategies of vaccination against cancer. Surgical Oncology section is nationally and internationally renowned for diagnosis and treatment of gastro-intestinal (GI) tumours, as well as for endocrine tumours. In terms of research facilities, University of Insubria has centralized core facilities including an animal facility, Cytofluorometry and cell sorting (supervised by Prof. Accolla), Electron microscopy, confocal microscopy, DNA and protein sequencing. Moreover, the Pathology and Immunology section is equipped with BL-2 cell culture facilities and all cellular and molecular biology biochemistry instrumentation to perform up to date studies on immune function and gene regulation.
Prof. Roberto Accolla