Chantal Mengus

Institution: ICFS, Basel University Hospital, Departments of Surgery and Biomedicine


Laboratory 402
Hebelstrasse 20
CH-4031 Basel Switzerland


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Phone: (0041) 61.265.2376

Research interests:

Cancer Immunotherapy

Selected publications:

1. HUDOLIN, T., KASTELAN, Z., ILIC, I., LEVARDA-HUDOLIN, K., BASIC-JUKIC, N., RIEKEN, M., SPAGNOLI, G.C., JURETIC, A. and MENGUS, C. (2013). Immunohistochemical analysis of the expression of MAGE-A and NY-ESO-1 cancer/testis antigens in diffuse large B-cell testicular lymphoma. J Transl Med 11(X), 123.

2. MENGUS, C., SCHULTZ-THATER, E., COULOT, J., KASTELAN, Z., GOLUZA, E., CORIC, M., SPAGNOLI, G.C. and HUDOLIN, T. (2013). MAGE-A10 cancer/testis antigen is highly expressed in high grade non muscle invasive bladder carcinomas. Int J Cancer 132(10), 2459-63.

3. LE MAGNEN, C., BUBENDORF, L., RUIZ, C., ZLOBEC, I., BACHMANN, A., HEBERER, M., SPAGNOLI, G.C., WYLER, S. and MENGUS, C. (2013). Klf4 transcription factor is expressed in the cytoplasm of prostate cancer cells. Eur J Cancer 49(4), 955-63.

4. MENGUS, C., LE MAGNEN, C., TRELLA, E., YOUSEF, K., BUBENDORF, L., PROVENZANO, M., BACHMANN, A., HEBERER, M., SPAGNOLI, G.C. and WYLER, S. (2011). Elevated levels of circulating IL-7 and IL-15 in patients with early stage prostate cancer. J Transl Med 9(1), 162.

5. FEDER-MENGUS, C., WYLER, S., HUDOLIN, T., RUSZAT, R., BUBENDORF, L., CHIARUGI, A., PITTELLI, M., WEBER, W.P., BACHMANN, A., GASSER, T.C., SULSER, T., HEBERER, M., SPAGNOLI, G.C. and PROVENZANO, M. (2008). High expression of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase gene in prostate cancer. Eur J Cancer 44(15), 2266-2275.

6. FEDER-MENGUS, C., GHOSH, S., WEBER, W.P., WYLER, S., ZAJAC, P., TERRACCIANO, L., OERTLI, D., HEBERER, M., MARTIN, I., SPAGNOLI, G.C. and RESCHNER, A. (2007). Multiple mechanisms underlie defective recognition of melanoma cells cultured in three-dimensional architectures by antigen specific cytotoxic T lymphocytes. Br J Cancer 96(7), 1072-1082.

7. WEBER, W.P., FEDER-MENGUS, C., CHIARUGI, A., ROSENTHAL, R., RESCHNER, A., SCHUMACHER, R., ZAJAC, P., MISTELI, H., FREY, D.M., OERTLI, D., HEBERER, M. and SPAGNOLI, G.C. (2006). Differential effects of the tryptophan metabolite 3-hydroxyanthranilic acid on the proliferation of human CD8+ T cells induced by TCR triggering or homeostatic cytokines. Eur J Immunol 36(2), 296-304.

8. FEDER-MENGUS, C., SCHULTZ-THATER, E., OERTLI, D., MARTI, W., HEBERER, M., SPAGNOLI, G.C. and ZAJAC, P. (2005). Non-replicating recombinant vaccinia virus expressing CD40 ligand enhances APC capacity to stimulate specific CD4+ and CD8+ T cell responses. Hum Gene Ther 16(3), 348-360.

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