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Responsible scientists

  • Stephan Hahn
    MGO, Ruhr-University, Bochum

  • Irmgard Schwarte-Waldhoff
    IMBL, Ruhr-University, Bochum

Major interests related to pancreas cancer:
  • Molecular study of ductal pancreatic adenocarcinoma
  • Molecular progression model of pancreatic carcinoma
  • Functional analysis of the tumor suppressor Smad4
  • miRNAs in pancreatic carcinoma biology
  • Analysis of secretome composition and function
  • Search for serum biomarkers
  • Co-founder of the German familial pancreatic carcinoma registry aiming at the identification of susceptibility genes for pancreatic carcinoma.

Technology:
  • Gene expression analysis of microdissected tumours, data analysis and validation using SAGE and microarray technology.
  •  Viral-shRNA technology
  • Gene transfer via transfection and retroviral transduction
  • 2D-gel analyses and quantitative 2D-Western blotting

Group members:
  • Stephan Hahn
  • Abdelouahid Maghnouj
  • Britta Redeker
  • Irmgard Schwarte-Waldhoff
  • Susanne Klein-Scory
  • Christina Eilert-Micus
  • Ongoing recruitment of personnel

Contact:
  • Irmgard Schwarte-Waldhoff (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
  • Stephan Hahn (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Home-page:
Molecular GI-Oncology (S. Hahn): http://www.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/mgo