IZKF-Project J55


Head of Department:
Prof. Dr. med. André Reis

MicroRNA-188-5p in Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a deadly cancer with poorly understood pathological features. It is known that several microRNAs are dysregulated in HCC. We found that a mostly unknown microRNA in cancer - miR-188-5p - is down-regulated in HCC cells and first experiments reveal potent tumorsuppressive functions of miR-188-5p. Therefore, in this project, we want to explore the role of miR-188-5p dysregulation and function in HCC development and progression and its potential therapeutic benefit.

Dr. Peter Dietrich
phone: +49 9131 85-29384
e-mail: peter.dietrich@fau.de
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01.01.2016 - 30.06.2018

Project Manager

Dr. Peter Dietrich

Institute of Biochemistry

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