Advanced research grant
Oslo – Prof. Harald Stenmark, head of the Centre for Cancer Biomedicine at the Norwegian Radium Hospital, has received one of the Advanced Grants distributed by the European Research Council. The oncologist will now receive around EUR2m in funding over a five-year period. Stenmark’s research focuses primarily on a special enzyme that prevents cells from developing into tumour cells. The goal is to understand the mode of action of that enzyme, and to lay the basis for new tools for diagnostics and treatment.