Sara Hone López

Sara Hone López is a medical doctor and a PhD candidate affiliated with the Department of Medical Oncology at the University Medical Center Groningen. In 2020, she embarked on her doctoral journey, working under the guidance of Dr. J.J. de Haan, Dr. M. Jalving, Prof. Dr. R.S.N. Fehrmann, and Prof. Dr. E.G.E. de Vries. Her research focuses on unravelling the interplay between the gut and immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICIs), aiming to identify novel targets to improve response to ICIs. She is currently conducting research in collaboration with Seerave, focusing on investigating gut wall characteristics in patients with advanced melanoma favouring response to ICIs.