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Prostate Cancer Research Center

Introduction

Prostate Cancer Research Center (PCRC) brings together groups from all units of UTA in the Kauppi campus; Faculty of Medicine and Life Sciences (MED), and Faculty of Social Sciences (SOC). Also, TAUH, Fimlab Ltd, and a unit from Tampere University of Technology (TUT) are closely affiliated to PCRC. 

 The core of PCRC consists of 7 research groups:

  • Genetic Predisposition to Prostate Cancer (GPPC), led by Prof. Johanna Schleutker
  • Molecular Biology of Prostate Cancer group (MBPCG), led by Prof. Tapio Visakorpi
  • Department of Urology (DoU), led by Prof. Teuvo Tammela
  • PELICAN- personalized cancer medicine group, led by Prof. G. Steven Bova
  • Computational Biology (CB), led by Prof. Matti Nykter
  • Department of Epidemiology (EPI), led by Prof. Anssi Auvinen

 In addition, several other researchers are closely involved in the center:

  • Dr. Paula Kujala (Fimlab Ltd), Histopathology of Prostate Cancer
  • Prof. Jorma Isola (BMT), Molecular Markers and Virtual Microscopy of Prostate Cancer
  • Prof. Pirkko Kellokumpu-Lehtinen (Department of Oncology), Chemo- and Radiation Therapy Trials of Prostate Cancer
  • Prof. Olli Yli-Harja, Computational Systems Biology, Tampere University of Technology

The steering group of the center consists the PIs of the core groups: Prof. Tapio Visakorpi, Prof. Anssi Auvinen, Prof. Teuvo Tammela, Prof. Johanna Schleutker, Prof.  Matti Nykter, Prof. Hans Lilja, and Prof G. Steven Bova. The current director and vice-director of PCRC are Prof. Anssi Auvinen and Prof. G. Steven Bova.

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