Cluster Scientist Nicole Glodde Wins Fleur Hiege- Prize 2018August 24, 2018
Dr. Nicole Glodde from the Institute of Clinical Chemistry and Pharmacology, at the University Hospital Bonn has been selected for the Fleur Hiege-Gedächtnispreis 2018.
The 32-year-old postdoc in the Lab of Prof. Michael Hölzel, will receive the prize in recognition of her work in the field of cancer research that was published in Immunity, 2017. The publication entitled “Reactive neutrophil responses dependent on the receptor tyrosine kinase c-MET limit cancer immunotherapy”, demonstrated that neutrophils acquire immunosuppressive properties and inhibit the activity of killer immune cells, known as cytotoxic T cells, in the context of cancer immunotherapy. By elegantly performed experiments, Glodde and her colleagues discovered a way to counteract this mechanism and to increase the efficacy of cancer immunotherapy.
This is the second time a cluster scientist has won this prestigious prize! in 2014, Tobias Bald received the same prize! Congratulations Nicole Glodde and the entire Prof. Hölzel lab!
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