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Released: 22-Jul-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Cancer Research Institute Awards $28.5 Million in Grants and Fellowships to Support Basic and Clinical Research in Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy
Cancer Research Institute

Cancer Research Institute announced grants and fellowships of $28.5 million to scientists advancing immunology and cancer immunotherapy research

Released: 22-Jul-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Cancer Research Institute Announces First Recipients of the New CRI Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship to Promote Racial Diversity
Cancer Research Institute

Cancer Research Institute announces first recipients of new fellowship program designed to promote racial diversity and inclusion in immunology and tumor immunology

Released: 25-Jun-2021 8:00 AM EDT
El Cancer Research Institute Lanza Su Website Como Centro De InformacióN en EspañOl, en Su Compromiso De Liderar El Cambio Por La Igualdad Racial en El Cuidado De La Salud
Cancer Research Institute

El Cancer Research Institute anunció hoy que ha lanzado su primer website en español para conectar a los pacientes hispanos y sus cuidadores con la información más reciente sobre la inmunoterapia contra el cáncer y las opciones de tratamiento.

Released: 25-Jun-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Cancer Research Institute (CRI) Launches Spanish-Language Resource Hub in Its Commitment to Lead the Change in Racial Health Equity
Cancer Research Institute

The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) announced today that is has launched its first-ever Spanish-language information hub to connect Hispanic patients and caregivers with the latest cancer immunotherapy research and treatment options.

Released: 25-May-2021 7:00 PM EDT
Cancer Research Institute Celebrates Ninth Annual Cancer Immunotherapy Month™
Cancer Research Institute

Cancer Research Institute celebrates progress in cancer immunotherapy research, announces new initiatives aimed at addressing racial and ethnic disparities in cancer treatment and academic research, during ninth annual Cancer Immunotherapy Month this June.

Released: 30-Mar-2021 7:00 AM EDT
Cancer Research Institute and RevImmune Announce Dosing of First Patient in New Phase 2 Study Assessing Therapeutic Benefit of Interleukin-7 in Patients with Cancer and COVID-19
Cancer Research Institute and RevImmune

New immunotherapy approach to treating cancer patients with COVID-19 aims to reduce risk of severe COVID-19 symptoms by reinvigorating patients' cellular immune responses

Newswise: Cancer Research Institute CEO and Director of Scientific Affairs Dr. Jill O’Donnell-Tormey Receives Inaugural Tara Withington Public Service Award from the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer
Released: 11-Nov-2020 4:00 PM EST
Cancer Research Institute CEO and Director of Scientific Affairs Dr. Jill O’Donnell-Tormey Receives Inaugural Tara Withington Public Service Award from the Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer
Cancer Research Institute

Award honors individuals and organizations that foster and enhance the field of cancer immunotherapy through increasing public understanding, awareness, research efforts, and/or funding

Newswise: Combination Drug Strategies Gain Ground in Global Immuno-Oncology Pipeline of PD-1 and PD-L1 Clinical Trials, New Report from Cancer Research Institute Reveals
Released: 11-Nov-2020 11:35 AM EST
Combination Drug Strategies Gain Ground in Global Immuno-Oncology Pipeline of PD-1 and PD-L1 Clinical Trials, New Report from Cancer Research Institute Reveals
Cancer Research Institute

Analysis update by the nonprofit Cancer Research Institute reveals dramatic growth in PD-1/PD-L1 monoclonal antibody combination cancer treatment strategies in global clinical trial pipeline

Released: 18-Sep-2020 8:30 AM EDT
Immunotherapy Drug Development Pipeline Continues Significant Growth in 2020 Despite Global Pandemic Impact
Cancer Research Institute

Despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic across the globe, there has been a resurgence of interest in immuno-oncology (I-O) preclinical and clinical development, bringing hope to cancer patients and physicians who treat them.

Newswise: Cancer Research Institute Goes Virtual for Its Immunotherapy Patient Summit Series, Connecting Patients and Caregivers with Leading Experts in Cancer Immunotherapy
Released: 17-Sep-2020 4:45 PM EDT
Cancer Research Institute Goes Virtual for Its Immunotherapy Patient Summit Series, Connecting Patients and Caregivers with Leading Experts in Cancer Immunotherapy
Cancer Research Institute

Free virtual event October 2-3 connecting cancer patients and caregivers with leading immunotherapy experts and patient advocates treated with immunotherapy

Released: 10-Sep-2020 7:00 AM EDT
Cancer Research Institute Announces Recipients of 2020 Philanthropy and Science Awards to Be Presented at Virtual Gala, Innovators in Science and Philanthropy
Cancer Research Institute

Honorees recognized for supporting and making significant scientific advancements in cancer immunotherapy research to help create better treatment options for cancer patients

Released: 5-Aug-2020 2:00 PM EDT
Cancer Research Institute Awards $30.2 Million in Grants and Fellowships to Support Basic and Clinical Research in Immunology and Cancer Immunotherapy
Cancer Research Institute

The Cancer Research Institute (CRI), a U.S. nonprofit organization dedicated to the discovery and development of powerful immunotherapies for all cancers, awarded more than $30.2 million in research grants and fellowships in the 2020 fiscal year ending June 30, 2020.

Released: 29-Jul-2020 8:55 AM EDT
Cancer Research Institute and The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research Launch Collaboration to Evaluate Liquid Biopsy for More Accurate and Rapid Assessment of Lung Cancer Patient Response to Immunotherapy
The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) and The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research

The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) and The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research have launched a clinical trial that aims to demonstrate the utility of a novel, ultra-sensitive biomarker-directed blood test, or liquid biopsy, in assessing cancer patient responses to immunotherapy.

Newswise: Eighth Annual Cancer Immunotherapy Month™ in June Celebrates Progress in Treatment and Advances in Research
Released: 1-Jun-2020 11:40 AM EDT
Eighth Annual Cancer Immunotherapy Month™ in June Celebrates Progress in Treatment and Advances in Research
Cancer Research Institute

June is Cancer Immunotherapy Month, a 30-day awareness campaign started by the Cancer Research Institute eight years ago to educate, inform, and inspire the global community of patients, caregivers, scientists, donors, and other cancer-concerned individuals and organizations.

Released: 26-May-2020 9:00 AM EDT
Rapid Growth in Global Development of Cancer Cellular Immunotherapies Highlighted by Latest Report from Cancer Research Institute and GlobalData
Cancer Research Institute

A new report, published in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery, reveals that the cellular immunotherapy landscape continues to expand, with 472 more cellular therapies in development now than one year ago

Newswise: Cancer Research Institute and IQVIA Uncover the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Global Oncology Clinical Trials
Released: 18-May-2020 10:05 AM EDT
Cancer Research Institute and IQVIA Uncover the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Global Oncology Clinical Trials
Cancer Research Institute

New study reveals impact of COVID-19 pandemic on cancer clinical trials, published in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery

Released: 4-Nov-2019 11:00 AM EST
Updated Report on Trends in Global PD-1/PD-L1 Immunotherapy Clinical Development from the Cancer Research Institute Published in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery
Cancer Research Institute

Latest analysis of the global PD-1/PD-L1 immunotherapy clinical development pipeline reveals dramatic growth over past two years in number of trials, drug combinations, and drug targets, but lower patient recruitment rates in the U.S. compared to China.

Released: 27-Sep-2019 5:05 AM EDT
Latest Global Immuno-Oncology Landscape Report from the Cancer Research Institute Published in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery
Cancer Research Institute

Cancer Research Institute analysis of the global immuno-oncology landscape shows dramatic two-year growth in therapeutic targets and I-O drugs in clinical development

Released: 26-Sep-2019 2:00 AM EDT
Cancer Research Institute Announces 2019 Recipients of Its Top Scientific and Philanthropic Awards Honoring Discovery, Service in AdvancingCancer Immunology and Immunotherapy Research
Cancer Research Institute

The Cancer Research Institute (CRI), a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the discovery and development of powerful immunotherapies for all forms of cancer, has announced the 2019 recipients of its highest scientific and philanthropic awards. CRI will present the awards to ten honorees at its annual gala taking place Monday, October 7, 2019, at The Rainbow Room in New York City.

Newswise: Cancer Research Institute and Chordoma Foundation Partner to Advance Immunotherapy Research in Rare Cancer
Released: 28-Jun-2019 10:00 AM EDT
Cancer Research Institute and Chordoma Foundation Partner to Advance Immunotherapy Research in Rare Cancer
Cancer Research Institute

Two nonprofits team up to fund research aimed at discovering and developing immunotherapeutic approaches to treating chordoma, a rare type of bone cancer.

Released: 21-Jun-2019 10:00 AM EDT
Cancer Research Institute Hosts Inaugural “Immuno-Oncology: A Future Look” Media and Investor Event in New York City
Cancer Research Institute

The Cancer Research Institute (CRI) will host its inaugural “Immuno-Oncology: A Future Look” event for healthcare investment analysts and media today in New York City at the New York Academy of Sciences from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm ET.

Released: 21-Jun-2019 10:00 AM EDT
Cancer Research Institute Names New Stars of Cancer Immunotherapy Research
Cancer Research Institute

Five U.S. scientists have been awarded $1.25 million each from the Cancer Research Institute to carry out high-risk, high-reward cancer immunology research with potential to transform cancer treatment

Released: 21-May-2019 3:00 PM EDT
Cancer Research Institute Champions Cancer Immunotherapy Month™ in June
Cancer Research Institute

The Cancer Research Institute announced today a series of public education and awareness offerings during its seventh annual Cancer Immunotherapy Month™ in June.

Released: 28-Nov-2018 9:00 AM EST
New Report Charts Dramatic Growth in the Global Clinical Trial Landscape for PD-1/L1 Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors
Cancer Research Institute

Latest Cancer Research Institute update on the landscape of anti-PD1/L1 checkpoint inhibitor clinical trials

Released: 19-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT
Updated Global Immuno-Oncology Landscape Report Highlights Robust International Pipeline Marked by Rapid Growth
Cancer Research Institute

The Cancer Research Institute has updated its analysis of the global immuno-oncology landscape, published today in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery.

Released: 2-Oct-2018 9:30 AM EDT
New International Research Collaboration Explores Blood-Based Biomarker Testing to Identify Cancer Patients That Could Potentially Respond to Immunotherapy
Cancer Research Institute and Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG)

Clinical trial to test potential for blood-based biopsies to identify cancer patients more likely to response to treatment with immunotherapy

Released: 10-Sep-2018 4:00 PM EDT
Three Scientists to Receive Top Honors From the Cancer Research Institute for Outstanding Contributions to Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy
Cancer Research Institute

The Cancer Research Institute will bestow its highest honors on three scientists who have made fundamental contributions to the fields of immunology and cancer immunotherapy at its annual taking place on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at The Metropolitan Club in New York City.

Released: 10-Sep-2018 4:00 PM EDT
Biotechnology Company Regeneron and Journalist and Filmmaker Perri Peltz to Receive the 2018 Oliver R. Grace Award for Distinguished Service in Advancing Cancer Research
Cancer Research Institute

he Cancer Research Institute will honor biotechnology company Regeneron, and journalist and filmmaker Perri Peltz with the 2018 Oliver R. Grace Award for Distinguished Service in Advancing Cancer Research at its annual gala taking place on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at The Metropolitan Club in New York City.

Released: 11-Jul-2018 10:00 AM EDT
Ludwig Cancer Research and Cancer Research Institute Launch Clinical Trial Combining Virotherapy and Immunotherapy to Treat Advanced Colorectal and Ovarian Cancers
Cancer Research Institute and the Ludwig Cancer Research

A clinical trial to evaluate the combination of ONCOS-102, an experimental anti-tumor virotherapy, with the checkpoint blockade antibody IMFINZI® (durvalumab) for advanced ovarian and colorectal cancers has been initiated.

Released: 25-May-2018 7:10 AM EDT
New Report on the Global Landscape of Cancer Cell Therapy Highlights Robust International Pipeline Marked by Rapid Growth
Cancer Research Institute

Newly published report in Nature Reviews Drug Discovery that provides a comprehensive, independent analysis of the global landscape of cancer cell therapies, including all agents from preclinical to post-market stages.

Newswise: Cancer Research Institute Celebrates Sixth Annual Cancer Immunotherapy Month™ in June
Released: 16-May-2018 2:00 PM EDT
Cancer Research Institute Celebrates Sixth Annual Cancer Immunotherapy Month™ in June
Cancer Research Institute

Month-long awareness and education campaign in June highlighting breakthroughs in cancer treatment with immunotherapy and the urgent need for more research funding

5-Apr-2018 12:00 PM EDT
Leading Cancer Research Organizations Jointly Unveil Comprehensive Immunotherapy Tool to Analyze Interactions Between Tumors and Immune Microenvironment
Cancer Research Institute, Institute for Systems Biology, and Sage Bionetworks

Cancer Research Institute iAtlas now online -- a comprehensive web-based tool that allows oncologists and researchers to study and analyze interactions between tumors and the immune microenvironment.

Newswise: Healthcare Experts Tackle Tough Challenges at Fortune Brainstorm HEALTH 2018
Released: 29-Mar-2018 3:00 PM EDT
Healthcare Experts Tackle Tough Challenges at Fortune Brainstorm HEALTH 2018
Cancer Research Institute

On March 19-20 in California, the third Fortune Brainstorm HEALTH conference brought together renowned leaders from healthcare and related industries to provide insight into today’s most pressing challenges as well as how we might solve them.

Newswise: Cancer Research Institute and Canadian Cancer Trials Group Announce Strategic Collaboration
Released: 8-Jan-2018 8:30 AM EST
Cancer Research Institute and Canadian Cancer Trials Group Announce Strategic Collaboration
Cancer Research Institute

Two leading non-profits combine efforts to accelerate cancer immunotherapy clinical trials for patients globally

7-Dec-2017 6:15 AM EST
The Cancer Research Institute Announces Publication of Comprehensive Immuno-Oncology Landscape Analysis in Annals of Oncology
Cancer Research Institute

Comprehensive immuno-oncology landscape analysis conducted by nonprofit Cancer Research Institute quantifies global development of immunotherapy and identifies opportunities to advance the field to improve patient care

Released: 6-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST
A Blueprint to Advance Colorectal Cancer Immunotherapies
Cancer Research Institute

Fight Colorectal Cancer (Fight CRC) and the Cancer Research Institute (CRI) are proud to announce “A Blueprint to Advance Colorectal Cancer Immunotherapies”

Newswise: Cancer Research Institute to Honor Three Scientists for Their Outstanding Scientific Contributions to Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy
Released: 10-Oct-2017 9:00 AM EDT
Cancer Research Institute to Honor Three Scientists for Their Outstanding Scientific Contributions to Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapy
Cancer Research Institute

The Cancer Research Institute will give awards for scientific achievements in immunology and tumor immunology and immunotherapy to three accomplished research scientists at its 31st Annual Awards Dinner on November 14, 2017, in New York City.

Released: 10-Oct-2017 9:00 AM EDT
Genentech CEO Bill Anderson and Philanthropist Bruce Ratner to Receive the Cancer Research Institute 2017 Oliver R. Grace Award for Distinguished Service in Advancing Cancer Research
Cancer Research Institute

Cancer Research Institute will recognize Genentech and Bruce Ratner for their contributions to medical research, patient care, or public education in the fields of cancer immunology and immunotherapy.

Newswise: Cancer Research Institute and Israel Cancer Research Fund Announce Launch of the Immunotherapy Promise Initiative
Released: 2-Aug-2017 9:00 AM EDT
Cancer Research Institute and Israel Cancer Research Fund Announce Launch of the Immunotherapy Promise Initiative
Cancer Research Institute

A collaborative campaign brings together the leading funder of immunotherapy research internationally with North America’s largest nonprofit dedicated to supporting Israeli cancer research

Newswise: Fight CRC and Cancer Research Institute Award $400,000 to Support Cutting-Edge Immunotherapy Research in Colorectal Cancer
Released: 28-Jun-2017 10:00 AM EDT
Fight CRC and Cancer Research Institute Award $400,000 to Support Cutting-Edge Immunotherapy Research in Colorectal Cancer
Cancer Research Institute

$400k grant to Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine investigator Cynthia Sears will carry out research aimed at improving effectiveness of immunotherapy in patients with colorectal cancer.

Released: 26-Jun-2017 12:00 PM EDT
Cancer Research Institute Awards $1 Million to Fund the Development of Innovative Microchip-Based Research Models of Organ-Specific Cancer Immunotherapy
Cancer Research Institute

$1 million CRI Technology Impact Award will support UPENN investigator's development of microchip-based research models that mimic human cancer and immune cell interactions

Released: 20-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT
Cancer Patients and Caregivers Join Immunotherapy Experts in Five U.S. Cities to Discuss Latest Cancer Treatment Breakthroughs and Immunotherapy Clinical Trials
Cancer Research Institute

CRI's 2017 Immunotherapy Patient Summit Series will travel to five U.S. cities to provide free educational programming designed for cancer patients and caregivers who are seeking to learn more about cancer immunotherapy and clinical trials.

Released: 1-Jun-2017 5:00 AM EDT
Cancer Research Institute Hosts Fifth Annual Cancer Immunotherapy Month™ in June to Celebrate Progress in Cancer Research and Patient Treatment
Cancer Research Institute

Cancer Immunotherapy Month in June to feature educational and awareness programming for patients, caregivers, and the public

Released: 23-May-2017 8:00 AM EDT
Immunotherapy Data from the Cancer Research Institute Clinical Accelerator to Be Presented at ASCO Annual Meeting
Cancer Research Institute

data from four early-phase immunotherapy combination trials will be presented at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual meeting in Chicago on June 5, 2017.

Newswise: Cancer Research Institute Appoints Dr. Aiman Shalabi as Chief Medical Officer to Accelerate Precision Immunotherapy Clinical Collaborations
Released: 17-Apr-2017 8:00 AM EDT
Cancer Research Institute Appoints Dr. Aiman Shalabi as Chief Medical Officer to Accelerate Precision Immunotherapy Clinical Collaborations
Cancer Research Institute

Nonprofit cancer immunotherapy research organization hires pharmaceutical executive to lead its clinical trials program

Released: 7-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EST
New Biomarker ‘Bim’ Could Enable Smarter Treatment for Melanoma Patients
Cancer Research Institute

Over the past few years, checkpoint blockade immunotherapies have revolutionized cancer treatment and helped many patients who were previously considered untreatable. Now, discoveries made by two Cancer Research Institute scientists could help make these and other immunotherapies even more transformative for patients.

Released: 31-Jan-2017 6:00 AM EST
Cancer Research Institute Awards Grant to Develop Powerful Genomic Data Resource for Cancer Immunotherapy Researchers
Cancer Research Institute

Three nonprofits partner to create powerful database that will aim to improve immunotherapy for many types of cancer.

Released: 12-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST
ASH 2016: Tackling Blood Cancers with Immunotherapy
Cancer Research Institute

This Saturday [Dec 3], the 58th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology will begin in San Diego, where the latest advances in research for blood cancers including leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma will be highlighted during the four days of talks and poster presentations.


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