Department of Cancer Prevention


Department head: Ragnhild A. Lothe, Professor
Department administrative consultants: Mona Hagen and Linda Uv Mjøen
Lab manager: Guro Elisabeth Lind

Research groups:
Molecular Genetics Genome Biology Epigenetics

 Ragnhild A. Lothe  Rolf I. Skotheim Guro E. Lind

  Project group:  
  Cell Signaling  
  Edward Leithe  


The Department for Cancer Prevention is a member of Centre for Cancer Biomedicine, a Norwegian Centre of Excellence affiliated with the University of Oslo.

Lothe and Skotheim, together with researchers and clinicians from all Norwegian health regions, are partners in the Norwegian Cancer Genomics Consortium, where deep sequencing of cancer patients is performed to evaluate genome-based diagnostics for improved therapy decisions.

Latest News


Marthe Løvf defended her thesis for the PhD degree

On March 20th, Marthe Løvf defended her thesis "Detection of fusion genes and novel RNA variants in cancer" for the PhD degree. Earlier the same day, her she presented a trial lecture over the topic "The Role of Cancer Stem Cells (CSCs) in Tumour Initiation and Therapy Resistance Acquisition". Løvf has performed her PhD in the Genome Biology Group at the Department of Cancer Prevention.


Contact information

Department of Cancer Prevention, Institute for Cancer Research
Oslo University Hospital HE - Norwegian Radium Hospital
Mail address: P. O. Box 4953 Nydalen, NO-0424 Oslo, Norway
Street address: Norwegian Radium Hospital, Montebello
Phone: +47 2278 1728, Switchboard: +47 2293 4000, Fax: +47 2278 1745