The Department of Biomedicine

Hunting down guerilla cancer cells

Professor Rolf Bjerkvig at the research group for translational cancer research explains how the researchers make miniature brains and investigate how the cells move in and out of tumor tissue

Tumour cells invading brain tissue

This video covers three days and shows brain tumour cells breaking off and invading a lab-grown mini-brain.
Wenjing Zhou

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Bjerkvig is professor at the Department of Biomedicine in Bergen, and head of the cancer department at the Luxembourg Institute of Health. He gave an interview to "Horizon", the Journal for Research and Innovation in the EU.

Read the full interview in English here: