Professor Sara Ek, Assoc Prof Kristina Lundberg, and Dr. Ulrika Axelsson, has been awarded funding’s from Cancera foundation.
Professor Sara Ek, received 2 million SEK for a project dedicated to early detection of lung cancer. The aim of the project is to develop non-invasive, specific and cost-effective diagnostic tools that can complement current screening tools that will aid in an early discovery of lung cancer.
Assoc Prof Kristina Lundberg, received 2 million SEK to identifying and characterizing new types of immune cells in solid tumors. The project will develop new ways to kick-start an immune response directed against the tumor cells. In this way, we can enable more patients to benefit from the powerful and long-lasting effects of this new type of drug.
Dr. Ulrika Axelsson received 2 million SEk for the project “The Molecular Fingerprint of Psychological Resilience”. The aim of the project is to identify a biomolecular signature that correlates with breast cancer patient’s psychological resilience. This will open up completely new strategies for cancer treatments.
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