TATI - Tübingen Ageing and Tumour Immunology Group

The Tübingen Ageing and Tumour Immunology Group (TATI) conducted research into human immunosenescence, vaccination, tumor immunity, immunotherapy, Alzheimer disease, longevity, immunity and aging.

From 2018, the focus will be exclusively on cancer immunology.

Recent Publications

Pawelec G.

Immune parameters associated with mortality in the elderly are context-dependent: lessons from Sweden, Holland and Belgium.
Biogerontology. 2017 Nov 28.   [Epub ahead of print]

Fülöp T, Herbein G, Cossarizza A, Witkowski JM, Frost E, Dupuis G, Pawelec G, Larbi A.

Cellular Senescence, Immunosenescence and HIV.
Interdiscip Top Gerontol Geriatr. 2017;42:28-46.  [Epub 2016 Nov 22]

Pawelec G.

Immune correlates of clinical outcome in melanoma.
Immunology. 2017 Nov 21.  [Epub ahead of print]

Pawelec G.

Age and immunity: What is "immunosenescence"?
Exp Gerontol. 2017 Oct 27. pii: S0531-5565(17)30659-9.  [Epub ahead of print]

Wistuba-Hamprecht K, Pawelec G.

KEYNOTE-006: a success in melanoma, but a long way to go.
Lancet. 2017 Oct 21;390(10105):1816-1817.  [PubMed]

Adriaensen W, Pawelec G, Vaes B, Hamprecht K, Derhovanessian E, van Pottelbergh G, Degryse JM, Matheï C.
CD4:8 Ratio Above 5 Is Associated With All-Cause Mortality in CMV-Seronegative Very Old Women: Results From the BELFRAIL Study.

J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2017 Sep 1;72(9):1155-1162.  [PubMed]

Pawelec G.

Does the human immune system ever really become "senescent"?
F1000Res. 2017 Aug 4;6. pii: F1000 Faculty Rev-1323.  [eCollection 2017]

There is a complete list of the publication since 2012 of the TATI Group on the website.

Recent and Future Activities

Aug 2, 2016: Kilian Wistuba-Hamprecht after the defence of his thesis.

Prof. Pawelec  put the hat on Kilian, while Prof. Rammensee was looking on with friends and colleagues.

Future Activities

G. Pawelec will be attending the following meetings in 2017:

(last update Mar 7, 2017) 


Loutraki, Greece (PIVAC 17)


Athens (presenting at “Molecular Aspects of Aging and Longevity”)

G. Pawelec will be attending the following meetings in 2018:

(last update November 18, 2016)



Austin, TX (co-organizer of the Keystone Symposium "Aging, Inflammation and  Immunity")


You can find a complete list of  recent activites  or  previous activities  on this website.