McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

A translational view of:
Harnessing the immune system for cancer treatment

  • Seminar Information

  • Clinical Video
    with Dr. Rosalyn Juergens
  • Research Video
    with Dr. Jonathan Bramson

Demystifying Medicine Seminar Information


Monday, September 10, 2012


  • Dr. Rosalyn Juergens, Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology, McMaster University; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institute
  • Dr. Jonathan Bramson, Professor, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine; Director, McMaster Immunology Research Centre, McMaster University


This seminar includes a clinical presentation with patient interview followed by a research presentation.

Learning Objectives:

  • To discuss pathological relevance of immune infiltrates in tumors
  • To illustrate the history of immune-directed therapy in cancer treatment
  • To review the currently available immunotherapies in solid tumours
  • To identify challenges that remain to be overcome

Contact Info:

Dr. Kjetil Ask

Sara Sellers
Phone: 905-525-9140 Ext. 76706

Clinical Video — Dr. Rosalyn Juergens

Research Video — Dr. Jonathan Bramson