At the 2016 annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) one topic that attracted a lot of attention and debate was the use of mouse models to guide cancer immunotherapy drug development strategy.

Dr Bernie Fox AACR 2016 New Orleans

Bernard A. Fox, PhD (pictured above) is Chief, Laboratory of Molecular and Tumor Immunology and holds the Harder Family Chair for Cancer Research at the Earle A. Chiles Research Institute at Providence Cancer Center. He’s also President and CEO of UbiVac.

You can follow him on Twitter at @BernardAFox.

This episode is from the European Cancer Congress that took place in Vienna, Austria from September 25-29, 2015.

Prof Tom Powles ECC 2015 Atezolizumab

You will hear leading experts talk about the latest cancer immunotherapy data. Professor Tom Powles (Barts, London) discusses the exciting data presented for renal and bladder cancer.

Dr Martin Reck ECC 2015Dr Martin Reck (Grosshansdorf, near Hamburg) talks about the lung cancer immunotherapy data presented in Vienna and the new checkpoint inhibitor data at the meeting. He offers his perspective on the importance of quality-of-life in clinical decision making, and what role biomakers may play in Europe.