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Professor Nicola Valeri, Gastrointestinal Cancer Biology and Genomics team

On-going Collaborations

  • microRNA expression analysis in a case-control study of colorectal cancer. Linking microRNA expression with clinical-pathological and lifestyle factors. Collaborator Marty Slattery (University of Utah at Salt Lake City USA)
  • SNPs in microRNA genes in colorectal and lung cancer in Caucasian and African-American. Collaborators Curtis C Harris NCI/NIH (Bethesda MD USA), Carlo M Croce (OSU USA)
  • Using mouse models to define the role of microRNAs in the pathogenesis of colorectal cancer. Collaborators Michael Karin (UCSD, USA), Peter K Vogt (Scripp Research Institute, USA), Owen Sansom (Glasgow UK). Carlo Croce (OSU USA), Giovanni Lanza (Ferrara Italy)
  • Defining the microRNA and gene expression profiling in MSH2 deficient mice treated with aspirin or other NSAID. Collaborator Richard Fishel (OSU USA)
  • Long-non coding RNA and Ultraconserved Regions in Hepathobiliary Cancers (Chiara Braconi (Glasgow UK), Tushar Patel (Mayo Clinic USA)
  • microRNAs as prognostic markers in squamous cell cancers of the oropharynx. Collaborators Torbjorn Ramqvist (Karolinska Institute Sweden), John Lee (Sanford Cancer Research Center South Dakota USA)

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