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CCBIO dissertations

Dissertations affiliated to the Centre of Cancer Biomarkers.

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Doctorates of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry sitting in their robes at the doctorate promotion.
Doctorates of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry.
Photo:
Ole Henrik Kongsvik

2017

Jan Roger Olsen January 27th.
Title:"Context dependent transcription factor regulation in normal and malignant cell differentiation".
Supervisors: Professor Karl-Henning Kalland, Xisong Ke and Anne Margrete Øyan.
See press release.

Maria Omsland February 3rd.
Title: "Investigation of the intercellular structure tunneling nanotube (TNT) in leukemia".
Supervisors:  Dr. Vibeke Andresen and Professor Bjørn Tore Gjertsen.
See press release.

Pugazendhi Murugan Erusappan May 5th.
Title: “Molecular Aspects of Integrin α11 Function”
Supervisors: Professors Donald Gullberg and Helge Wiig.
See press release.

Karen Klepsland Mauland June 9th.
Title: "Context-related biomarkers in endometrial cancer – a study with focus on obesity and genomic alterations".
Supervisors: Dr. Henrica MJ Werner, Professor Helga B. Salvesen, Dr. Erling André Høivik and Professor Jone Trovik.
See press release.

2016

André Sulen December 9th.
Title:"Leukocyte p38 and p53 proteins after environmental exposure; variation, associations and applicability".
Supervisors: Professor Bjørn Tore Gjertsen, Jörg Aβmus and Bjørg Eli Hollund.
See press release.

Cornelia Schuster November 22nd.
Title: "Investigation of predictive markers in patients with metastatic melanoma treated with bevacizumab".
Supervisors: Dr. Oddbjørn Straume and Professor Lars A. Akslen
See press release.

Elise Aasebø November 4th.
Title: “Mass spectrometry-based proteome quantification in leukemic cells from acute myeloid leukemia patients”.
Supervisors: Professor Frode S. Berven, Professor Frode Selheim, Dr. Marc Vaudel and Bjørn Tore Gjertsen.
See press release.

Lavina Ahmed November 2nd.
Title:"Axl as a Biomarker in Breast and Lung Cancer".
Supervisors: Professor Lars A. Akslen, Dr. David Micklem and Dr. Hawa Nalwoga. 
See press release.

Gøril Knutsvik October 31st.
Title: "Biomarkers in breast cancer, with special focus on tumor cell proliferation".
Supervisors: Professor Lars A. Akslen and Associate Professor Ingunn M. Stefansson.
See press release.

Ingvild Løberg Tangen October 7th.
Title: "Hormone signaling related factors as biomarkers in endometrial cancer"
Supervisors: Associate Professor Camilla Krakstad and Professor Helga Salvesen.
See press release.

Hengshuo Liu September 16th.
Title: “Expression and mechanosensitivity of integrin alpha 11 in the tumour microenvironment”.
Supervisors: Professor Donald Gullberg and Professor Rolf K. Reed.
See press release.

Fanny Pélissier May 9th.
Title: “The Role of Age in Cellular Responses to Microenvironmental Cues as a Breast Cancer Susceptibility Factor”.
Supervisors: Professor James B. Lorens and Dr. Mark LaBarge. 
See press release.

Himalaya Parajuli April 29th.
Title: "Integrin Role of integrin α11 in oral carcinogenesis. In vitro and in vivo studies ".
Supervisors: Professors Daniela Elena Costea, Anne Christine Johannessen and Donald Gullberg
See press release.

Jenny Hild Aase Husby 5 February 2016.
Title: ”Functional imaging to promote individualized and targeted therapy in endometrial cancer”.  
Supervisors: Professors Ingfrid S. Haldorsen and Helga B. Salvesen.
See press release.

 

2015

Lene Elisabeth Myhren 16 October 2015.

Title: ”Cell death induction by free and encapsulated cancer drug candidates”.
Supervisors: Stein Ove Døskeland, Lars Herfindal and Bjørn Tore Gjertsen.
Press release.

 

Katarzyna Wnuk-Lipinska 7 April 2015.
Title: “The role of Axl signaling in phenotypic plasticity in normal and neoplastic epithelial cells”.
Supervisors: Professor James B.Lorens and David Micklem.
Press release.

 

Ida Wiig Sørensen 12 February 2015.
Title: «Molecular Characterisation of Integrin a 11 Function».
Main supervisor: Professor Donald Gullberg. Co-supervisor: Professor Marion Kusche-Gullberg.
Press release.

 

2014

 

Crina Elena Tiron 20 June 2014.
Title: “The Role of the Axl Receptor Tyrosine Kinase in Breast Cancer”.
Main supervisor: Professor James B. Lorens.
Press release.

 

Tariq Al-Hadi Osman 4 June 2014.
Title: “Cancer stem cell-related markers in normal and neoplastic oral mucosa; a study on human samples and experimental models”.
Main supervisor: Professor Daniela Elena Costea. Co-supervisor: Anne Christine Johannessen.
Press release.

 

Øystein Helland 23 May 2015.
Title:  "Ovarian Cancer: A clinical challenge requiring basic answers. Development of an orthotopic ovarian xenograft model accessible to surgical intervention and exploring the role of Treg in evasion of immune destruction".
Main supervisor: Professor Line Bjørge. Co-supervisors: Professors Bjørn Tore Gjertsen and Emmet McCormack.
Press release. 

 

Henrica Maria Johanna Werner 20 May 2014.
Title: "Clinical and molecular markers in endometrial cancer. Studying prognostic and predictive biomarkers that can help to individualise therapeutic decisions".
Main supervisor: Professor Helga Salvesen. Co-supervisor: PhD Candidate Jone Trovik.
Press release.

 

Amani Hamza A. Osman 20 February 2014.
Title: "Characterization of the tumor stroma and stem cell niche in oral squamous cell carcinoma".
Main supervisor: Professor Anne Christine Johannessen. Co-supervisor: Professor Daniela Elena Costea.
Press release.

 

Åshild Lunde 7 February 2014.
Title: ″Tensions in Practice, Knowledge and Regulation: Genetic Counseling in Norway″.
Main supervisor: Professor Roger Strand. Co-supervisor: professor Karin Nordin.
Press release.
 

 

2013

 

Hanne Eknes Puntervoll 11 December 2013.
Title: "Molecular studies of sporadic and hereditary cutaneous malignant melanoma”.
Main supervisors (50/50): Professors Anders Molven and Lars A. Akslen.
Press release.

 

Hanne Haslene-Hox 11 October 2013.
Title: “The microenvironment in human ovarian carcinoma - characterization through proteomic analysis of tissue interstitial fluid”.
Main supervisor: Professor Helge Wiig. Co-supervisors: Professor Helga Salvesen and Professor Olav Tenstad.
Press release.

 

Elisabeth Wik 30 September 2013.
Title:  “Endometrial carcinoma: a step closer to individualized therapy? Exploring transcriptional alterations in relation to prognostic biomarkers”.
Main supervisor: Professor Helga Salvesen. Co-supervisor: Professor Lars A.Akslen.
Press release.

 

Even Birkeland 20 September 2013.
Title: “Mutations and gene amplifications in endometrial carcinomas. Clinical characteristics and potential targets for therapy related to KRAS, MYC, ATAD2, PIK3CA and FGFR2 alterations”.
Main supervisor: Professor Helga Salvesen. Co-supervisor: Associate Professor Camilla Krakstad.
Press release.

 

Jørn Skavland 30 August 2013.
Title:  "Risk stratification and therapy response monitoring by phosphoprotein profiles in acute myeloid leukaemia".
Main supervisor: Professor Bjørn Tore Gjertsen. Co-supervisor: Professor Øystein Bruserud.
Press release.