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The Expert Panel met on the 23th of October 2020 to assess the projects that would be eligible for the 2020/2021 Research Call.

In this edition of the Call, 39 projects were received, 18 choose Type A, intended for established researchers and 21 choose Type B, intended for emerging researchers.

After several rounds of selection processes, the final score was set. Projects that obtained the highest score in each category were:

Type A). Established researchers

“Myeloid cell regulation of immune evasion in colorectal càncer”

Author: Dr. Eduard Batlle Gòmez

Center: Laboratori de Recerca sobre càncer colorectal. Oncology Area. Institut de Recerca Biomèdica. IRB Barcelona.

Type B. Emerging researchers

“Spatiotemporal dynamics of antitumor and pro-tumor immune responses in nascent and evolving colorectal cancer metastases to the liver”

Author: Dr. Alvaro Teijeira Sánchez

Research group leader: Dr. Ignacio Melero Bermejo

Center: División de Inmunología e Inmunoterápia. Fundación para la Investigación Médica Aplicada. FIMA. Pamplona (Navarra).

The Patronage of the Foundation on proposal from the Scientific Committee approved the granting of two fellowship grants, valued each at 60,000 €, one for every of the two above mentioned projects.

The research will take place during the academic years 2021 and 2022.

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October 30, 2020