Mammographic breast density is one of the strongest risk factors for breast cancer, but molecular understanding of how breast density relates to cancer risk is less complete. Studies of proteins in blood plasma, possibly associated with mammographic density, are well-suited as these allow large-scale analyses and might shed light on the association between breast cancer and breast density...Read more
In two recent publications the group of Fredrik Pontén in Uppsala has identified two very strong, independent biomarkers for the prognostic stratification of breast cancer and renal cell carcinoma.
Renal cell carcinoma is the most common type of cancer affecting the kidney and there is an unmet clinical need for better prognostic and diagnostic tools for it. Diagnosis and subtyping of renal cell carcinoma are achieved through the morphological analysis of tumor sections. The application of immunohistochemistry can reveal important additional clues during the diagnostic work-up...Read more
June 16, 2018 - June 20, 2018
On Tuesday June 19, Jochen Schwenk will present "An update on the Human Plasma Proteome" at the XII EuPA Congress - Translating genomes into biological functions.
June 27, 2018 - June 29, 2018
On Wednesday June 27, at 11:45, Mathias Uhlen will be the keynote speaker at SLAS Europe 2018, "Transforming research" in Brussels.