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EXCELLENCE IN SCIENTIFIC DISCOVERY

bench-to-bedside research

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YOUR PHILANTHROPY

makes new research initiatives possible

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FROM CRISES TO CURES

translating research findings into practical applications

Tumor Immunology

Over the last two decades there has been a paradigm shift in our perception of cancer therapy. As we know now, neoplasia do not consist only of transformed cells, but contain an abundant and heterogeneous non-transformed component like stromal, endothelial and immune cells. The host immune system can recognize and sometimes react against (pre-) malignant... ...

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Neuro-Oncology Program

Gliomas, the most common form of brain tumors of the adult CNS, originate from neuroepithelial tissue and are classified morphologically as astrocytic, oligodendroglial, ependymal, and choroid plexus tumors. Glioblastoma multiforme (grade IV astrocytoma; GBM) is one of the most aggressive forms of brain tumors and a primary area of focus for the Neurooncology Group at... ...

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Integrated Head and Neck Oncology

Head and neck cancer is the sixth most common cancer around the world and the leading form of cancer in the Asian subcontinent. The Integrated Head and Neck Oncology Research Program at MSCTR attempts to address two grand challenges in head and neck oncology; (a) Can we down-stage oral cancer, (b) Could we reverse treatment... ...

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Computational Biology

The Computational Biology group was established recently at MSMF with a mandate to utilize computational and statistical techniques including

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Vision: To be a Center of Excellence for Translation of Biomedical Research.

Mission: To facilitate research that will contribute to early detection, diagnosis and treatment of various human diseases, which is translational in nature and be derived from knowledge gained through cellular, molecular, biochemical and genetic approaches.