Research at OnkPat

The Department of Oncology-Pathology conducts basic, translational, clinical research and teaching activities related to cancer. We aim to discover fundamental mechanisms in all aspects of cancer biology, find novel biomarkers and potent anti-cancer drugs for personalized cancer medicine. We maintain state-of art equipment for our scientists to share for a more sustainable and efficient work. To support our research, contact our Head of Administration Maria von Witting

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Portrait of Elisabet Rodriguez Tomas in front of Aula Medica. Photo: N/A

Grant for postdoctoral qualification in medical science

Elisabet Rodriguez Tomas has been granted the Postdoctoral Grant from the Swedish Society for Medical Research (SSMF) for her project "New fibroblast-related biomarkers and drug targets for tamoxifen resistance in ER+ breast cancer". The grant is for three years and is intended to be used for salary for the recipient.

Portrait of Fernanda Costa Svedman holding a diploma. Photo: Jan Torbjörnsson

Fernanda Costa Svedman is awarded scholarship for cancer research

Fernanda Costa Svedman, senior consultant in oncology at Karolinska University Hospital and posdoc at the department of Oncology-Pathology receives Pfizers and Svensk Onkologis Förenings scholarship in oncology for postdocs 2024. Fernanda and Carl Herdenberg shares 200 000 SEK. Fernanda receives the scholarship for her research in bladder cancer.