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Genetically modified fish assisting in the fight against cancer
Genetically modified fish assisting in the fight against cancer

Marléne Landström's research could lead to better treatment and more effective drugs to treat prostate cancer.

Research infrastructures

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

News

Doctoral thesis: Growth factor signaling cross-talk contribute to cancer progression
Doctoral thesis: Growth factor signaling cross-talk contribute to cancer progression

In cancer the synergistic cross-talk between the proteins contributes to cancer progression.

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.

Research projects

Prostate cancer therapy for COVID-19
Duration 8 June 2020 until 31 May 2022
Type of project Research project
The BRECLIM trial
Research subject: Cancer, Clinical medicine
Duration 1 January 2020 until 31 December 2029
Type of project Research project
Direct:Disclosure of genetic risk to prevent cancer
Research subject: Cancer
Duration 2 September 2019 until 31 December 2021
Type of project Research project
Design and evaluation of technique and nursing care in pediatric radiotherapy
Duration 13 May 2016 until 31 December 2016
Type of project Research project
Evaluation of a novel method to measure arm volume in women with lymphedema following breast cancer treatment
Research subject: Cancer, Medical technology
Duration 1 June 2013 until 1 July 2014
Type of project Research project

Research groups

Beatrice Melin
Research group Beatrice Melin
Research subject: Cancer
Francesca Aguilo
RNA-based gene regulation of cell fate and breast cancer
Research subject: Cancer
Ohlund Laboratory
Pancreatic cancer research laboratory
Research subject: Cancer
Silvia Remeseiro
Long-range gene regulation and 3D organization of the Glioblastoma Genome
Research subject: Cancer, Molecular medicine