Tumor Immunology faculty are specialists in their respective fields. Together they manage and supervise a group of about 60 employees within the department. Besides their own research areas they teach and train scientists within the disciplines of Immunology, tumor immunology, molecular immunology, cell biology and advanced cell imaging, immunotherapy and personalized medicine. Find a faculty member, learn about Tumor Immunology faculty and find pages for internal faculty audiences.
Research within the Tumor Immunology departments aims at a better understanding of our immune system using molecular-, cell biological and immunological- techniques and is centered around dendritic cells and regulatory T cells which play an important role regulating the immune response. In addition, the interplay between immune- and tumor cells is studied in the tumor microenvironment. An important ativity of the department is the translation of basic research into clinical application.