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Could The Way Cancer Cells Process Information Affect Brain Tumour Development?

Could The Way Cancer Cells Process Information Affect Brain Tumour Development?

Professor Nives Pećina-Šlaus, Head of the Laboratory of Neuro-oncology at the Croatian Institute for Brain Research (University of Zagreb) explains how research conducted in her group can impact future brain tumour therapy. Cancer: A Genetic Disease The genetics of cancer (called Cancer Genomics) is nowadays one of the fastest expanding medical specialities and this vast […]

Nives Pećina-Šlaus

Prof Nives Pecina-Slaus is a Professor at the department of biology and Head of the Laboratory of Neuro-oncology Croatian Institute for Brain Research Medical School, University of Zagreb. She has received her B.S. in 1990. her M.S. in 1992. from the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Math and Sciences, and her Ph. D. in the field of molecular oncology in 1998 from Medical School University of Zagreb. Her main fields of research are cancer genetics, Wnt signalling pathway, brain tumorigenesis, tumour suppressor genes, oncogenes, genetic profiles of brain tumours.

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