The Norwegian Radium Hospital, The Research Building
Nadja Katheder and collaborators in the lab of Tor Erik Rusten, the Department of Molecular Cell Biology and CCB, have published an article entitled "Microenvironmental autophagy supports tumor growth", in an advanced online publication 11th of January in the journal Nature (journal impact factor 41.46).
Marina Vietri from Institute for Cancer Research and Centre for Cancer Biomedicine is awarded H.M. the King's Gold Medal for best thesis of the Faculty of Medicine. She will receive the medal at the annual celebration of the University of Oslo in the University Aula on 2nd September.
On the 17th of June six research prizes were awarded to scientists from Oslo University Hospital. CCBs Jarle Bruun was among the prize winners. Jarle Bruun is a member of Ragnhild A. Lothe's group at the Department of Molecular Oncology, Institute for Cancer Research, Oslo University Hospital.
Scientist Lene Malerød and senior scientist Kaisa Haglund in Harald Stenmark’s group at Institute for Cancer Research and Centre for Cancer Biomedicine published a cover story in the March-issue 2016 of Cell Cycle. The work has been performed in collaboration with scientists at the Department of Medical Genetics (Oslo University Hospital), Department of Anatomy (University of Oslo) and Department of Chemistry (University of Oslo). A News and Views of the paper was written by Associate Professor Kouichi Funato and coworkers (Department of Biofunctional Science and Technology, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan) and published the 22nd April 2016 at Cell Cycle online.
We congratulate CCB's PI Håvard Danielsen, director of The Institute for Cancer Genetics and Informatics, Oslo University Hospital, with the prestigious Lighthouse Project grant for the DoMore! project.
The DoMore! project focuses on heterogeneity in cancer. The funding is 60 million NOK over a five-year period.