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Prof. Ruth Ganss

Laboratory Head and Head of Cancer Division
Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research/University of Western Australia
Laboratory of Vascular Biology and Stromal Targeting

Professor Ruth Ganss is Scientific Head of the Cancer Division at the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research in Perth/Western Australia, heads the laboratory of “Vascular Biology and Stromal Targeting”.
During the last decades, her research has focused on the tumour microenvironment, in particular on blood vessels as the interfase between immunology and cancer research. She has pioneered the concept of tumour vessel normalization in the context of immunotherapy. She continues to develop innovative reagents for stromal targeting and therapeutic intervention in cancer.