The Norwegian Cancer Society (NCS) celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2013, and in this year of jubilee the record-breaking amount of 160 mill NOK is distributed to in total 121 national research project, spread among 12 different institutions throughout the country. The largest amount goes to Oslo University Hospital, which has been given 73 mill NOK, followed by the University in Oslo (35 mill) and Bergen (24 mill). 50 OUS research projects have been granted support.
The NCS provides approximately 25 per cent of all direct funding for cancer research in Norway, thus contributing to promoting a research environment of top international standard in the country.
From major journals, first or last author from the Institute for Cancer Research
Protrudin-mediated ER-endosome contact sites promote MT1-MMP exocytosis and cell invasion
J Cell Biol, 219 (8)
Diacylglycerol kinase and phospholipase D inhibitors alter the cellular lipidome and endosomal sorting towards the Golgi apparatus
Cell Mol Life Sci (in press)
The role of lipid species in membranes and cancer-related changes
Cancer Metastasis Rev