Seham Skah

Postdoctoral Fellow - Cell Cycle and Apoptosis Group
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Visiting address Sognsvannsveien 9 Domus Medica 0372 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1112 Blindern 0317 Oslo

Academic interests

Cyclic AMP-signaling in development and treatment of BCP-ALL

Relationship between autophagy, cAMP signaling and DNA damage response


2012: PhD in Sciences Technologies and Health, Specialized in Life Sciences. École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France. 

2008: Master in Cell Genetics and Biology, Cellular Function and Pathology. Université de Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France. 


Tags: Life science, cancer research, cAMP-signaling, autophagy, DNA damage, p53, apoptosis


  • Richartz, Nina; Duthil, Eva; Ford, Anthony; Naderi, Elin Hallan; Bhagwat, Sampada; Gilljam, Karin Margaretha; Dirdal, Marta Maria; Ruud, Ellen; Blomhoff, Heidi Kiil & Skah, Seham (2019). Targeting cyclooxygenase by indomethacin decelerates progression of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in a xenograft model. Blood Advances.  ISSN 2473-9529.  3(21), s 3181- 3190 . doi: 10.1182/bloodadvances.2019000473
  • Skah, Seham; Richartz, Nina; Duthil, Eva; Gilljam, Karin Margaretha; Bindesbøll, Christian; Naderi, Elin Hallan; Eriksen, Agnete Bratsberg; Ruud, Ellen; Dirdal, Marta Maria; Simonsen, Anne & Blomhoff, Heidi Kiil (2018). cAMP-mediated autophagy inhibits DNA damage-induced death of leukemia cells independent of p53. OncoTarget.  ISSN 1949-2553.  9(54), s 30434- 30449 . doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.25758 Full text in Research Archive.
  • Naderi, Elin Hallan; Skah, Seham; Ugland, Hege Katrin; Myklebost, Ola; Sandnes, Dagny Lise; Torgersen, Maria Lyngaas; Josefsen, Dag; Ruud, Ellen; Naderi, Soheil & Blomhoff, Heidi Kiil (2015). Bone marrow stroma-derived PGE<sub>2</sub> protects BCP-ALL cells from DNA damage-induced p53 accumulation and cell death. Molecular Cancer.  ISSN 1476-4598.  14(1) . doi: 10.1186/s12943-014-0278-9 Full text in Research Archive.

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