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Section Board for 'Tumor Cell Biology' (11)

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Prof. Dr. Randolph C. Elble
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Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL, USA
Interests: epithelial differentiation processes in breast, oral, and lung cancers; metastasis mechanisms; cell junctional signaling; EGFR, Her2, and E-cadherin in anoikis; role of intracellular calcium stores in proliferation, differentiation, and cell death; p53, cell stress, and DNA damage response; cell senescence; CLCA gene family
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Prof. Dr. Thomas Kietzmann
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Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, Biocenter Oulu, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
Interests: hypoxia; hypoxia-inducible factor; reactive oxygen species; metabolism; growth factor and hormone signaling; kinases; cancer metabolism
Dr. Jesus Lacal

Department of Microbiology and Genetics, Faculty of Biology, University of Salamanca, 37007 Salamanca, Spain
Interests: genetic variants and molecular mechanisms of rare diseases; RASopathies; cancer cell biology; genetics of intelligence; personalized precision medicine
Dr. Kyle S. McCommis
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Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Saint Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA
Interests: how mitochondrial and lipid metabolism is altered in disease; how these processes can be targeted therapeutically to treat metabolic disease
Dr. Amitava Mukherjee
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Department of Surgery Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Interests: underlying mechanism of liver cirrhosis; how autophagy, ER stress, and amino acid response maintain cellular homeostasis during stress
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Professor Yasuhiro Nakamura
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Division of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Tohoku Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Miyagi, Japan
Interests: pathology of endocrine and urological disorders
Dr. Maria A. Pereira

Escola Superior Agrária de Viseu (ESAV), Instituto Politécnico de Viseu (IPV), Viseu Portugal and Global Health and Tropical Medicine (GHTM), Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical (IHMT), Universidade Nova de Lisboa (UNL), Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: leishmaniosis; Canine Leishmaniosis; parasite immunology; cellular and molecular immunology; Innate immune response
Dr. Medha Priyadarshini
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Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL-60607, USA
Interests: diabetes (both type 1 and 2); gut microbiome, GPCRs; diet and nutrition
Prof. Dr. Dawn Elizabeth Quelle
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Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
Interests: cell cycle control; INK4a/ARF locus; RB and p53 pathways; targeted therapies; sarcomas; neuroendocrine tumors; translational tumor models
Prof. Dr. Carmelinda Ruggiero
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Gerontology and Geriatric Section, Department of Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
Interests: geriatrics; sarcopenia; falls and fractures; orthogeriatric; FLS; inappropriate drug prescription in older adults
Prof. Dr. Nicola Silvestris
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Affiliation 1: Cancer Institute “Giovanni Paolo II” of Bari - Viale Orazio Flacco n° 65 - 70124 Bari, Italy
Affiliation 2: Biomedical Sciences Human Oncology, University of Bari, Bari, Italy
Interests: translational research (predictive and prognostic markers in gastrointestinal malignancies); treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies; conduction of clinical trials
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