Carl Figdor

Titels Prof. dr.
Initials C.G.
Main position Hoofd Tumor Immunologisch Laboratorium/Hoogleraar RU
Disciplines Biotechnology
  Immunology, serology
  Life sciences, medicine and health care
Chair Tumorimmunologie/celbiofysica
Domain Medical, Biomedical and Health Sciences
Membership Member
Since 2008
Chair of Heineken Young Scientists Awards Jury
Chair of Primary and Secondary Education Committee
Member of Medical, Biomedical and Health Sciences
Employed by Radboud UMC
Postbus 9101
6500 HB Nijmegen
tel.  024 361 7600
Personal website

Carl Figdor’s research interests include immunology and cell biology, with a specific focus on the molecular mechanisms controlling antigen presenting cells, in particular dendritic cells. 

Major current projects include an investigation of the role of lectin-like receptors in antigen uptake and the role of the cytoskeleton in dendritic cell adhesion and migration. The use of high resolution single cell imaging tools to achieve greater insights into the topography of cell surface receptors and the advancement of translational medicine through the treatment of cancer patients using antigen loaded dentritic cell vaccines are among his current fascinations as an immunologist.