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Cancer and oncology

Umeå Centre for Comparative Biology (UCCB)
Biomedical research on experimental animals at Umeå University is organized within Umeå Centre for Comparative Biology (UCCB).

An epigenetic marker can predict  survival in childhood leukaemia
An epigenetic marker can predict survival in childhood leukaemia

Risk of relapse in childhood leukemia can be predicted which will make tailoring treatment possible.

Motor enzyme protects genome through several mechanisms
Motor enzyme protects genome through several mechanisms

A helicase, Pfh1, can protect the genome from DNA obstacles and damages associated with cancer.

Blockage of protein a possible way to obstruct injuries to radiation therapy
Blockage of protein a possible way to obstruct injuries to radiation therapy

Injuries of radiation therapy against cancer can be orevented by blocking the activity of a plasma protein.

Cancer research - PI Hemmingsson
Duration 1 January 2013
Type of project Research project
Biomarkers for aggressive prostate cancer
Research subject: Cancer and oncology
Duration 28 February 2007 until 31 December 2010
Type of project Research project
Prostate cancer, studies of factors influencing growth, prognosis and effect of treatment
Research subject: Cancer and oncology
Duration 10 January 2007 until 31 December 2007
Type of project Research project
Beatrice Melin
Research group Beatrice Melin
Research subject: Cancer and oncology
Ohlund Laboratory
Pancreatic cancer
Research subject: Cancer and oncology
Silvia Remeseiro
Long-range gene regulation and 3D organization of the Glioblastoma Genome