Nicholas Paul Casey

  • Postdoc; PhD, Msc
  • +47 22 78 23 16



2005-2010: Ph.D., Disciplines of Medicine and Pathology, University of Tasmania

1995-2000: Master of Science (Research), Department of Zoology, La Trobe University, Australia

1991-1994: Bachelor of Science (Honours)Honours B.Sc., Biology, Department of Anatomy, University of Queensland

Research interests/projects:

- Development of CAR

Work experience:

2019/present: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Cellular Therapy, OUS Radiumhospitalet, Oslo, Norway

2017/2019: Postdoctoral Fellow, Section Department of Cellular Therapy, OUS Radiumhospitalet, Oslo, Norway

2016/2017: Specialist Editor, Cactus Communications

2012/2016: Postdoctoral Fellow, Ehime University Graduate School of Medicine, Toon, Japan

2009/2011: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Hematology, University of Washington, USA

2008/2009: Research Assistant,   University of Tasmania Clinical School, Australia

2004/2005: Visiting Scholar, National Medical Centre, Hungary

2002: Visiting Scholar, Semmelweis University of Medicine, Hungary

 Grant and awards:

-July 2012 – JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Foreign Researchers

-May 2011 – David Collins Leukaemia Foundation Grant

-Mar. 2009 – Overseas Postdoctoral Fellowship from the Children’s Hospital, Westmead, Sydney, Australia

-Oct. 2008 – Menzies Research Institute Student Travel Grant

-Sept. 2007 – David Collins Leukaemia Foundation Professional Development Grant

-August 2003 – University of Tasmania Strategic Postgraduate Scholarship




Publications 2022

Forcados C, Joaquina S, Casey NP, Caulier B, Wälchli S (2022)
How CAR T Cells Breathe
Cells, 11 (9)
DOI 10.3390/cells11091454, PubMed 35563759

Publications 2021

Dillard P, Casey N, Pollmann S, Vernhoff P, Gaudernack G, Kvalheim G, Wälchli S, Inderberg EM (2021)
Targeting KRAS mutations with HLA class II-restricted TCRs for the treatment of solid tumors
Oncoimmunology, 10 (1), 1936757
DOI 10.1080/2162402X.2021.1936757, PubMed 34235003

Publications 2020

Benard E, Casey NP, Inderberg EM, Wälchli S (2020)
SJI 2020 special issue: A catalogue of Ovarian Cancer targets for CAR therapy
Scand J Immunol, 92 (4), e12917
DOI 10.1111/sji.12917, PubMed 32557659

Casey NP, Kyte JA, Fujiwara H (2020)
Use of RNA Interference with TCR Transfer to Enhance Safety and Efficiency
Methods Mol Biol, 2115, 327-349
DOI 10.1007/978-1-0716-0290-4_18, PubMed 32006409

Publications 2018

Casey N, Fujiwara H, Azuma T, Murakami Y, Yoshimitsu M, Masamoto I, Nawa Y, Yamanouchi J, Narumi H, Yakushijin Y, Hato T, Yasukawa M (2018)
An unusual, CD4 and CD8 dual-positive, CD25 negative, tumor cell phenotype in a patient with adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma
Leuk Lymphoma, 59 (11), 2740-2742
DOI 10.1080/10428194.2018.1439168, PubMed 29465309

Publications 2016

Casey NP, Fujiwara H, Ochi T, Yasukawa M (2016)
Novel immunotherapy for adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma: Targeting aurora kinase A
Oncoimmunology, 5 (11), e1239006
DOI 10.1080/2162402X.2016.1239006, PubMed 27999761

Casey NP, Fujiwara H, Tanimoto K, Okamoto S, Mineno J, Kuzushima K, Shiku H, Yasukawa M (2016)
A Functionally Superior Second-Generation Vector Expressing an Aurora Kinase-A-Specific T-Cell Receptor for Anti-Leukaemia Adoptive Immunotherapy
PLoS One, 11 (6), e0156896
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0156896, PubMed 27271876

Tanaka H, Fujiwara H, Ochi F, Tanimoto K, Casey N, Okamoto S, Mineno J, Kuzushima K, Shiku H, Sugiyama T, Barrett AJ, Yasukawa M (2016)
Development of Engineered T Cells Expressing a Chimeric CD16-CD3ζ Receptor to Improve the Clinical Efficacy of Mogamulizumab Therapy Against Adult T-Cell Leukemia
Clin Cancer Res, 22 (17), 4405-16
DOI 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-15-2714, PubMed 27091408

Publications 2012

Casey NP, Woods GM (2012)
Anti-PML-RARα shRNA sensitises promyelocytic leukaemia cells to all-trans retinoic acid
J RNAi Gene Silencing, 8, 464-9
PubMed 23300507

Publications 2006

Brózik A, Casey NP, Hegedus C, Bors A, Kozma A, Andrikovics H, Geiszt M, Német K, Magócsi M (2006)
Reduction of Bcr-Abl function leads to erythroid differentiation of K562 cells via downregulation of ERK
Ann N Y Acad Sci, 1090, 344-54
DOI 10.1196/annals.1378.038, PubMed 17384279

Publications 2003

Casey N, Selwood L (2003)
Removal of the shell coat affects maintenance of epithelia in blastocysts of the Brushtail Possum in vitro
Cells Tissues Organs, 173 (1), 21-45
DOI 10.1159/000068215, PubMed 12566625

Publications 2002

Casey NP, Martinus R, Selwood L (2002)
Outer egg coats of the marsupial conceptus: secretion and protein composition
Mol Reprod Dev, 62 (2), 181-94
DOI 10.1002/mrd.10073, PubMed 11984828

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