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Emiel Janssen

Emiel Janssen

BSc, PhD,
Stavanger University Hospital, Norway.

Bio:
Emiel Janssen studied medical biology at the University of Amsterdam. He started his career at the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam working on neurogenetics. In 2001 he moved to the department of pathology at the Stavanger University Hospital. He received his PhD in 2007 at the University in Bergen and is currently the head of the unit for quantitative and molecular pathology, head of the laboratory for molecular biology and head of the research group from the department of pathology. Since 2015 he is professor in Biomedicine at the University of Stavanger.The research group at the department of pathology is devoted to diminishing patient suffering from over –and undertreatment by developing better diagnostics for treatment decision making. The development, validation and implementation of new biomarkers is the main focus of our research. Among the candidate biomarkers microRNA is one group that is currently under investigation; all biomarkers are analysed by using image analysis tools and digital pathology to improve current diagnostics in pathology. Breast cancer, melanomas, gynaecological pre –and cancer and urological cancer are the main diseases which we investigate.

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