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Circulating tumour DNA
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AstraZeneca Collaborations

The WCMTM initiative is part of intensifying the collaboration between industry, academia and healthcare to make Sweden and the Nordic region an even more attractive life-science cluster. AstraZeneca aim to create joint positions both at senior and junior levels.

Joint post doc program with AstraZeneca

Kidney physiology and pathology with a focus on kidney regeneration

PI: Pernille Laerkegaard Hansen – co-opted professor at University of Gothenburg
Jenny Nyström, Lundberg Laboratory for kidney research, University of Gothenburg, 

Degenerative diseases and the role of inflammation

PI: Anetta Svitorka Härtlova – Associate Senior Lecturer, Institute of Biomedicine, University of Gothenburg
Melker Göransson, Associate Principal Scientist Early R&I 
Julie Williams, Principal Scientist, Early CVRM

Method development for chemical modifications and bio-conjugation of peptides, proteins, antibodies or oligonucleotides in ionic liquids

PI: Alesia Tietze – Associate Senior Lecturer, Institute of Chemistry and molecular biology, University of Gothenburg
Malin Lemurell, Head of Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Early CVRM 
Werngard Czechtizky, Head of Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Early R&I

Mechanisms of genetic and epigenetic regulation in asthma: applications for precision medicine and patient stratification

PI: Madeleine Rådinger – Associate Professor at Krefting Research Centre, Institute of Medicine, University of Gothenburg
Sophia Blake, Translational Science Lead, Early R&I and Alix Berton, Head of Precision Medicine Discovery, Early R&I 

Functional genomics approaches for finding novel drug sensitivity and resistance mechanisms in Kras-driven lung and pancreatic cancer

PI WCMTM: Volkan Sayin – Associate Senior Lecturer, Institute of Clinical Sciences, University of Gothenburg
PI AZ: Marcello Maresca – Senior Principal Investigator, Genome Engineering Team, AstraZeneca Gothenburg

AstraZeneca Collaborations Contact Information:

Pernille Laerkegaard Hansen

Kaushik Sengupta

Pernille Laerkegaard Hansen
Pernille Laerkegaard Hansen
Sengupta Kaushik - portrait
Kaushik Sengupta