Sanquin researchers giving talks at Pint of Science Festival

On 15 May Sanquin researchers Brenda Raud and  Iosifina Foskolou will be giving a talk at the Pint of Science festival in Amsterdam. The Pint of Science festival is offering interesting and relevant stories on recent developments in scientific research in informal surroundings on different locations in the Netherlands.

At the 15 May  event, held at the Checkpoint Charlie pub in Amsterdam, the theme is how our immune system can fight cancer and reject transplants.  Iosifina will talk about immunotherapy as an innovative cancer treatment, that empowers the body's own immune system to identify, target, and destroy cancer cells.  Brenda will be talking on the immune system with a focus on the delicate balance that keeps our immune system in check, ensuring it doesn't overreact or underperform.