Institute for Cancer Research

Kjetil Taskén
Instiute head

Institute for Cancer Research has since its foundation in 1954 played a central role within the field of cancer research both in Norway and internationally. The Institute has seven research departments and more than 320 employees, master students included. About 70% of the employees and projects are externally funded. Read more

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Research building, Norwegian Radium Hospital Jan 22nd 11.00-17.00National meeting about advanced molecular cancer diagnostics

Wednesday the 22nd of January oncologist and pathologist from all the University Hospitals in Norway gather at the Norwegian Radium Hospital to discuss implementation of personalized medicine in cancer treatment.

The meeting is organized by the Division of Cancer Medicine at OUS to highlight the needs and challenges related to the advanced molecular diagnostics needed for implementation of personalized medicine in both clinic practice and clinical trials.


Announcement, deadline March 1st:PDT/PCI application grant

Radforsk will distribute funding to photodynamic therapy and photochemical internalization (PDT/PCI) related research. Application deadline is March 1st 2020.

In 2020 a total of MNOK 1,25 will be distributed. The maximum amount given to a project is NOK 300.000. Employees at the Oslo University Hospital are welcome to apply.

Read complete announcement at the Radforsk home page

Tuula Nyman awarded millions for scientific infrastructure for proteomics research

Tuula Nyman
Tuula Nyman

Tuula Nyman is awarded 57 million kroner for her project “National network for advanced proteomic-infrastructrure”, NAPI in short from the Norwegian Research Council.

Nyman is a researcher at the Department for immunology at the Institute of Clinical Medicine at UiO and Oslo University Hospital, and head of the Proteomics Core Facility.

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