Prostate Cancer Biology

news on 12 Apr , 2018
Dr. Giuseppina Carbone, head of Prostate Cancer Biology at the Institute of Oncology Research (IOR) and member of the European Association of Urology (EAU), has been approved by the EAU as Host for the European Urological Scholarship Programme (EUSP) for training young urologists in laboratory research. The IOR is now a certified EBU-EAU Host Centre in the field of Prostate Cancer. Applican...

Marita Zoma awarded PhD

news on 12 Mar , 2018
Marita Zoma awarded PhD Marita Zoma successfully defended her PhD thesis at the Institute of Oncology Research (IOR) in Bellinzona on March 12, 2018. Her thesis project entitled “Epigenetic consequences and therapeutic implications of ERG transcriptional activation in prostate cancer” was carried out in the Prostate Cancer Biology unit of the IOR directed by Dr. Giuseppina Carbone. The thesis d...

Jingjing Chen awarded PhD

news on 7 Feb , 2018
On Tuesday February 7, 2018 Jingjing Chen successfully defended his PhD thesis, which was presented at the University of Lausanne UNIL on March 7, 2018. His thesis title was “Molecular and metabolic characterization of mitochondria mediated tumourigenesis in prostate cancer” which summarizes the results of genetic mechanisms that lead to dysregulated de novo lipid synthesis for tumorigenesis in...