Project group "Photobiophysics"
Group members: 4 (one project group leader, one PhD student, two technicians).
Solar ultraviolet (UV) radiation is the main source of vitamin D production and also the most important environmental risk factor for skin cancer development. Vitamin D deficiency is a causal risk factor for several types of cancer. Since the dominant source of vitamin D is UV exposure, there is a need to understand what a balanced level of sun exposure is to maintain an adequate level of vitamin D with a minimal risk for skin cancer.
Our project deals with two major health effects of solar radiation: generation of vitamin D and induction of skin cancer. We want to contribute improving the public health strategies regarding sun exposure, skin cancer, vitamin D status and sun protection.
The 2016 Excellent Research Awards to Pål Aukrust, Therese Seierstad and Espen Melum
May 27, 2016
May 20, 2016
May 19, 2016
The new WHO classification of pediatric brain tumors
May 18, 2016
TOX3 protein expression is correlated with pathological characteristics in breast cancer
Oncol Lett, 11 (3), 1762-1768
Layer Thickness of SPF 30 Sunscreen and Formation of Pre-vitamin D
Anticancer Res, 36 (3), 1409-15
Patient-derived xenograft models of squamous cell carcinoma of the uterine cervix
Cancer Lett, 373 (2), 147-55