John Hansen Research Grant awarded to Miguel Álvaro-Benito
News from Mar 22, 2021
The John Hansen research grant is funded by the DKMS Stiftung Leben Spenden (Foundation for Giving Life) to promote promising young researchers who seek to advance the understanding of complications and therapeutic strategies in the context of blood cancers.
“Beyond the classics: functional profiling of ncHLAII genetic variation” will score the relevance of HLA-DM and –DO natural variations on the field of transplant immunology. Making use of genomic information and functional assays, the project will probe how natural variants of these proteins determine relevant immune responses in the context of allo-Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation.