FRINGE experiments at Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) at Vilingen, Switzerland, 25-29 August 2023

FRINGE consortium members travelled to PSI in Switzerland for further experiments. Irradiating FRINGE samples in solution with cold-thermal neutrons at ICON, to detect the production of singlet oxygen. Ongoing irradiations of the FRINGE samples in the bunker of ICON at SINQ, PSI. Preparing the samples for the experiments, from left to right: Theo Theodossiou (OUS), … Read more

Summer visit to Prague for FRINGE experiments at CV Rez

Yet another round of experiments at Rez with the hottest temperature in Czech Republic. We are optimizing the cell experiments and preparing the ground for animal experiments in the fall/winter of 2023. Somayeh Ezzatpanah (OUS) preparing the cells for neutron irradiation. The July team within CV Rez campus. From right to left: Katerina Vesela (Charles University), … Read more

Newest FRINGE experiments organised in Řež

Yet another visit to the reactor at Centrum výzkumu Řež for FRINGE cell experiments (19-May – 09 June). In this visit we also started paving the way for animal experiments, hopefully to start in Late autumn 2023. FRINGE biolab bench – our new cell counter Once again Mrs Kateřina Veselá of Charles University (BIOCEV) in … Read more

Experiments at Řež, January 23 – February 3, 2023

The FRINGE ultracentrifuge expedites the day to day cell work for the project in the dedicated biolab at Centrum výzkumu Řež. The extended FRINGE team in an after-action picture: In the back row, Katerina Vesela helping with the FRINGE in vitro experiments, Kostas Stefanopoulos, Theodossis Theodossiou and Milan Jakubek. The selfie was taken by Antigoni Kalamara … Read more

Experiments at Rez in December 2022

FRINGE teams up with BIOCEV. New FRINGE equipment for cell work (laminar flow hood, incubator and centrifuge) have been installed at Rez. Meeting with the director of BIOCEV Professor Pavel Martásek. From Left to right: Dr. K. Stefanopoulos (NCSRD), Prof. P. Martásek (BIOCEV), Dr. T. Theodossiou (OUS) and Dr. M. Jakubek (VSCHT/BIOCEV) Mrs. Kateřina Veselá is … Read more

FRINGE video interview with our coordinator

FRINGE  is an ambitious project as it sets out to achieve a scientific breakthrough in previously uncharted territory in order to pave the way for a ground-breaking new cancer therapy. In this video interview our FRINGE coordinator,  Dr Theodossis Theodossiou from the University of Oslo, explains to us what FRINGE is about, what the consortium … Read more

Experiments at the reactor in Řež part II July 11-15 2022

FRINGE team members from OUS and NCSRD travelled to Řež for the second time in July 2022. The focus of the five day visit was to conduct further experiments at the reactor in Řež  to consolidate the success of the first visit in cells and solution. A big thank you to our colleagues at CVŘež for … Read more

FRINGE poster presentation at the Girona Seminar

The Girona Seminar took place in the city of Girona from May 31st to June 3rd 2022 and some of our research was shown at the poster session. In the poster, there were displayed some photophysical properties of a few photosensitizers obtained using computational tools.