Understanding The Immune Environment in Metastatic Melanoma


A/Prof Michael Kershaw, Immune Innovation Laboratory Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre
A/Prof Phil Darcy,  Immune Innovation Laboratory Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre  
A/Prof Paul Neeson, Haematology and Immunology Translational Research Laboratory, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre


Funded by grant from Peter MacCallum Foundation and philanthropic support

Research Outcomes

Reprogramming the tumor microenvironment to enhance adoptive cellular therapy.
Beavis PA, Slaney CY, Kershaw MH, Gyorki D, Neeson PJ, Darcy PK.
Semin Immunol. 2016 Feb;28(1):64-72. doi: 10.1016/j.smim.2015.11.003. Review.

The delicate balance of melanoma immunotherapy.
Gyorki DE, Callahan M, Wolchok JD, Ariyan CE.
Clin Transl Immunology. 2013 Aug 9;2(8):e5. doi: 10.1038/cti.2013.5. Review.
PMID: 25505953

Immunological insights from patients undergoing surgery on ipilimumab for metastatic melanoma.
Gyorki DE, Yuan J, Mu Z, Zaidi B, Pulitzer M, Busam K, Brady MS, Coit DG, Allison JP, Wolchok JD, Ariyan CE.
Ann Surg Oncol. 2013 Sep;20(9):3106-11. doi: 10.1245/s10434-013-2999-1.

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