News Articles


Prognostic genes in pancreatic cancer

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1527 genes are found to be associated with prognosis in pancreatic cancers and 670 of them correlate with unfavourable prognosis. As part of the Pathology Atlas, release, we present brief and informative summaries of all cancers, and highlight genes with prognostic association in the different cancer forms...Read more


650 genes associated with prognosis in Lung Cancer

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Mitochondrial pyruvate carrier and calcium binding protein S100A16 are two genes whose expression is associated with favorable and unfavorable prognosis in lung cancer, one of the deadliest cancer forms...Read more


Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

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In this week's Pathology Atlas blog post, we highlight genes with prognostic association to ovarian cancer , as September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in the US. Ovarian cancer is the fifth most frequent cause of cancer death in women, and 50% of all ovarian cancers are diagnosed in women older than 65 years of age.

Epithelial ovarian carcinoma is one of the most common gynecologic malignancy. There are five subtypes of epithelial ovarian carcinoma, of which high-grade serous carcinoma is the most common...Read more


Awareness for prostate cancer

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As part of the release of the Pathology Atlas, the Human Protein Atlas Blog presents brief and informative summaries of most cancers, and highlight genes with prognostic association in the different cancer forms. The Pathology Atlas is an open access database which includes quantitative transcriptomics data and spatial proteomics data of the major human cancer types that have been analyzed using a systems level approach.

We focus on prostate cancer in this week's blog post to highlight Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in North America and the European Prostate Cancer Awareness Day on the 27th of September...Read more


Focusing on prognostic genes in breast cancer

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The Pathology Atlas, recently published in Science presents key proteins associated with different cancer types. This week's news article will focus on breast cancer and proteins related to cancer prognosis.

Breast cancer is the most common invasive cancer form in women worldwide. The cancer can roughly be classified as ductal or lobular breast cancer depending on the origin. The majority of breast cancers develop sporadically, but for 5-10% of patients there is an inherited factor associated with increased breast cancer risk, namely the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. Women with abnormal BRCA1 or BRCA2 have higher risk of developing breast cancer...Read more


Upcoming Events


HUPO 2018

September 30, 2018 - October 3, 2018

HPA Presence at HUPO 2018
On Sunday Sept 30 (11am-12pm), Jochen Schwenk will be hosting a session on Antibody Validation.
On Monday October 1, Cristina Al-Khalili Szigyarto will present "Antibodypedia - an open access resource of validated antibodies".
On Wednesday October 3, Ragna Häussler will give a talk on "Elucidating changes in plasma protein profiles related to bariatric surgery: an IMI DIRECT study."
At 10.30 am Emma Lundberg will present "Dissecting the spatiotemporal subcellular distribution of the human proteome".
Peter Nilsson presents "Autoantigen Anoctamin 2 associates with increased risk for multiple sclerosis".
At 14.30 pm Cecilia Lindskog Bergström will present "Integrated omics for spatial mapping of the human proteome - understanding the molecular repertoire in health and disease".

International Rouen P2M Symposium on Precision Medicine

March 28, 2019 - March 29, 2019

On March 29th, 2019, Mathias Uhlén will give a keynote on "The Human Protein Atlas - implications for human biology, drug development and precision medicine" at the International Rouen P2M Symposium on Precision Medicine "Pathways to Precision Medicine".