21 May 2023
ERC grant for research on early detection of ovarian cancer
Christelle Prinz, Professor of Solid State Physics at Lund University, has been awarded an ERC Proof of Concept Grant for her research into creating cost-effective biosensor diagno...
19 May 2023
Best PhD thesis award in cancer 2022 at Lund University
14 Feb 2023
Toward a personalized approach to the study and treatment of bone cancers
Researchers at Lund University have generated human mini bones in the lab which mirror the composition and function of human bone. The results published in Science Translational Me...
13 Feb 2023
Reprogramming cancer cells into immune defenders
By reprogramming tumour cells to become the body’s defenders, Filipe Pereira and his colleagues hope to improve current cancer treatments.
13 Feb 2023
Advanced treatments of the future are soon here
Stem cells programmed to produce insulin in people with type 1 diabetes or to repair the heart muscle after a heart attack. Gene and cell therapies that improve cancer treatments. ...
15 Nov 2022
Altered cell behaviour behind resistance in neuroblastoma
Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have identified one of the reasons why the childhood cancer neuroblastoma becomes resistant to chemotherapy. The findings are significant f...
21 Oct 2022
SEK 31 million to enhance the effect of immunotherapy in the treatment of cancer patients
Göran Jönsson, professor of molecular oncology, receives SEK 31 million from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation to enhance the effect of immunotherapy in the treatment of can...
25 Aug 2022
The tumour environment can affect breast cancer prognosis
The environment in which breast cancer arises –the interplay between the patient’s BMI, tumour size and cancer-specific proteins –is of importance for the prognosis. This is shown ...
15 Jun 2022
Miniature bones as a research model for cancer
By using cells isolated from cancer patients and mixing them with a new technology called “OssiGel”, it is possible to engineer human mini-bones. These miniaturized organs consist ...
15 May 2022
Skåne University Hospital Cancer Centre accredited as Comprehensive Cancer Centre
Skåne University Hospital Cancer Centre (SUHCC) has been accredited as Comprehensive Cancer Centre (CCC) by the Organisation of European Cancer Institutes (OECI).