Cancer Research in Turku

Links to cancer research groups in Turku

Adj. Prof. Daniel Abankwa – GTPases mechanisms

Prof. Olli Carpén – Cytoskeleton, Cell Signaling and Disease

Prof. Klaus Elenius – Reseptor Tyrosine Kinases in Cancer and Development

Prof. John Eriksson – Survival and Cytoskeletal Signaling

Prof. Pirkko Härkonen – Growth Regulation of Hormonal Cancer

Prof. Johanna Ivaska – Cell Adhesion and Cancer

Adj. Prof. Panu Jaakkola – Hypoxia in Cancer Progression

PhD Marko Kallio – Mitosis and Drug Discovery

Adj. Prof. Päivi Koskinen – PIM kinases

Prof. Veli-Matti Kähäri – Skin Cancer and Proteinases

Adj. Prof. Päivi Lähteenmäki – Health and Quality of Life After Early Onset Cancer

Adj. Prof. Jeroen Pouwels – Integrin Activity in Disease

PhD Nafis Rahman – Pathomechanisms of Endocrine Tumors and their Novel Treatment Strategies

Prof. Cecilia Sahlgren – Cell Fate

Prof. Johanna Schleutker – Genetic Predisposition to Cancer

Adj. Prof. Diana Toivola – Epithelial Biology Lab

Adj. Prof. Johanna Tuomela – Toll-like Receptor-9 in Cancer

Prof. Jukka Westermarck – Cancer Cell Signaling


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