Cancer Research in Turku

Links to cancer research groups in Turku

Adj. Prof. Daniel Abankwa – RAS Drug Discovery

Prof. Klaus Elenius – Actionable Receptor Tyrosine Kinase Signaling

Prof. John Eriksson – Survival and Cytoskeletal Signaling

Prof. Jyrki Heino – Structure and Function of Integrins in Cancer

Adj. Prof. Maija Hollmén – Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy

Adj. Prof. Kaisa Huhtinen – Biomarkers of Ovarian Cancer

Prof. Pirkko Härkonen – Hormonal Cancer Growth and Metastasis

Prof. Johanna Ivaska – Cell Adhesion and Cancer

Prof. Sirpa Jalkanen – Cell Trafficking in Cancer and Inflammation

Prof. Peter James – Cancer Proteomics

PhD Marko Kallio – Mitosis and Drug Discovery

Adj. Prof. Päivi Koskinen – PIM kinases in Cancer

PhD Pauliina Kronqvist – Cell Cycle Regulator Secrin as a Prognosticator in Breast Cancer

Prof. Veli-Matti Kähäri – Skin Cancer and Proteinases

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

PhD Matthias Nees – Three-dimensional Cell and Tissue Culture Techniques Recapitulating the Architecture of Solid Cancers

Adj. Prof. 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. Kid Törnquist – Mechanisms Regulating Thyroid Cancer Invasion and Migration

MD, PhD Sami Ventelä – New Tools to Diagnose and Treat Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Prof. Jukka Westermarck – Cancer Cell Signaling

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