Data from more than 400 000 patients in different countries will be used to increase knowledge and improve treatment of prostate cancer. This is all taking place within the international big data for better outcome (BD4BO) project PIONEER, in which Lund University has a prominent role.
…Anna Blom, professor in medical protein chemistry at the Department of Translational Medicine, has been awarded an honorary doctorate at the University of Rzeszów, Poland. The doctorate will be conferred 7 June 2018 during a celebration at the university, and Anna Blom will also give a lecture at the university.
Yvonne Lundberg Giwercman at The Department of Translational Medicine has recently been promoted as a professor. By the promotion Lund University continues to build upon its capacity and reputation within the fields of reproductive medicine and cancer.
Cell level research on the Wnt-5a protein extends the knowledge about mechanisms involved in malignant melanoma. The results, which also includes first steps towards what in the future may be developed into cancer therapy, are presented in a new thesis from Lund University.
Even a large seasonal variation in the length of the daylight period does not affect sperm characteristics. And no significant seasonal variation in the DNA fragmentation index (DFI) was observed.