Centre for Translational Microbiome Research (CTMR)

CTMR aims to better understand the contribution of the human microbiome to physiology and pathophysiology with the goal to open opportunities for development of novel therapies in the area of gastroenterology, reproductive health and neonatology.

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CTMR receives European funding through the Horizon 2020 framework and the ONCOBIOME project

CTMR, under the lead of Professor Lars Engstrand, has received European funding through the Horizon 2020 framework and is one of the 17 collaborators of the ONCOBIOME project (2019-2023). This ONCOBIOME project aims to explore the role of the microbiome in cancer, from early detection and diagnosis to treatment and prognosis.“

More information about the EU collaborative projects

Eva Doorakkers successful PhD defence on Friday January 25th

Eva Doorakkers from the group Upper GI Surgery defended her thesis "Helicobacter pylori eradication treatment and the risk of gastric and oesophageal cancer" on January 25th, 2019. Main Supervisor is Nele Brusselaers.

Supervisors: Assoc. Prof Nele Brusselaers, Prof Lars Engstrand, Prof Jesper Lagergren
Opponent: Prof Ernst Kuipers

More information about the dissertation defence

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