About the Department

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At the Department of Oncology-Pathology basic, translational and clinical research and educational activities related to cancer is carried out.

Approximately 300 people from over 40 nations are currently working at the department. We have 37 research groups working mainly within research related to cancer and we have around 120 PhD students. The department annually receives around 110 million SEK in governmental and non-governmental funding.

The Department of Oncology-Pathology is responsible for undergraduate courses in Pathology, Oncology and Forensic Medicine for medical students, as well as Tumor biology courses for biomedicine students and Pathology courses for opticians.

Administration and service
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Head of Department

Dan Grander

Phone: 08-517 762 62
E-mail: Dan.Grander@ki.se

Deputy Head of Department

Lars Holmgren

Phone: 08-517 793 17
E-mail: Lars.Holmgren@ki.se

Head of administration

Maria von Witting

Phone: 08-517 758 78
Cell phone: 073-673 91 83
E-mail: maria.von.witting@ki.se

Head of Department Secretary
Hanna Sillén
08-517 736 32 or 08-517 707 01