Search for dissertations about: "Medical Genetics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 684 swedish dissertations containing the words Medical Genetics.

  1. 1. Assessment of Novel Molecular Prognostic Markers in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

    Author : Mohamed Arifin Bin Kaderi; Richard Rosenquist Rosenquist; Mahmoud Mansouri; Mattias Jansson; Denis Alexander; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chronic lymphocytic leukemia; prognostic markers; single nucleotide polymorphisms; RNA-based markers; Medical genetics; Medicinsk genetik; Genetics; Genetik; Clinical genetics; Klinisk genetik; Medical laboratory science; Medicinsk laboratorievetenskap; Oncology; Onkologi; Haematology; Hematologi; Clinical Genetics; Klinisk genetik; Molekylär medicin; Molecular Medicine; Oncology; Onkologi; Medicin; Medicine; Medical Genetics; Medicinsk genetik;

    Abstract : The clinical course of chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is highly heterogeneous, which has prompted the search for biomarkers that can predict prognosis in this disease. The IGHV gene mutation status and certain genomic aberrations have been identified as reliable prognostic markers of clinical outcome for this disorder. READ MORE

  2. 2. Application of Genomic and Expression Arrays for Identification of new Cancer Genes

    Author : Helena Nord; Teresita Díaz de Ståhl; Jan Dumanski; Susan Pfeifer; Blomquist Erik; Segersten Ulrika; David Gisselsson Nord; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Array-CGH; Expression array; Copy number variation; Glioblastoma; Medulloblastoma; Bladder carcinoma; Oncogenes; Tumor suppressor genes; Molecular medicine genetics and pathology ; Molekylär medicin genetik och patologi ; Medical genetics; Medicinsk genetik; Tumour biology; Tumörbiologi; Genetics; Genetik; Medical Genetics; Medicinsk genetik;

    Abstract : Copy number variation (CNV) comprises a recently discovered kind of variation involving deletion and duplication of DNA segments of variable size, ranging from a few hundred basepairs to several million. By altering gene dosage levels or disrupting proximal or distant regulatory elements CNVs create human diversity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Somatic Mutations in Breast Cancer Genomes : Discovery and Validation of Breast Cancer Genes

    Author : Xiang Jiao; Tobias Sjöblom; Anne-Lise Børresen-Dale; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; breast cancer; cancer gene; pathway; somatic mutation; structural alteration; sequencing; whole genome amplification; Genetics; Genetik; Medical Genetics; Medicinsk genetik;

    Abstract : Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide. However, the genetic alterations that lead to breast cancer are not fully understood. This thesis aims to identify novel genes of potential mechanistic, diagnostic or therapeutic interest in breast cancers by mutational analysis and whole-genome sequencing. READ MORE

  4. 4. In Vitro Drug Sensitivity and Apoptosis in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

    Author : Maria Norberg; Richard Rosenquist; Anna Åleskog; Elin Lindhagen; Gerard Tobin; Per-Ola Andersson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; chronic lymphocytic leukemia; in vitro drug sensitivity; apoptosis; prognostic markers; Clinical genetics; Klinisk genetik; Haematology; Hematologi; Molecular medicine genetics and pathology ; Molekylär medicin genetik och patologi ; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medical genetics; Medicinsk genetik; Medical Science; Medicinsk vetenskap; Clinical Genetics; Klinisk genetik; Molekylär genetik; Molecular Genetics; Medical Genetics; Medicinsk genetik; Molekylär medicin; Molecular Medicine;

    Abstract : Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) is a heterogeneous malignancy displaying varying clinical outcome, where molecular markers today can divide patients into prognostic subgroups. Despite the introduction of new agents for treatment, remissions are usually not sustained in CLL and resistance towards treatment can partly be explained by aberrant apoptosis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Dissecting the Genetic Basis of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus : The Pursuit of Functional Variants

    Author : Angélica María Delgado Vega; Ulf Gyllensten; Marta E. Alarcon-Riquelme; Jane Worthington; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Systemic Lupus Erythematosus; SLE; Genetic Mapping; Association Studies; Functional Variants; TNFSF4; STAT4; IRF5; CD226; BLK; BANK1; Systemisk Lupus Erythematosus; SLE; Genetik; Genetisk Association; Funktionella Varianter; TNFSF4; STAT4; IRF5; CD226; BLK; BANK1; Lupus Eritematoso Sistémico; LES; Estudios de Asociación Genética; Variantes Funcionales; TNFSF4; STAT4; IRF5; CD226; BLK; BANK1; Medical Genetics; Medicinsk genetik; Medical Science; Medicinsk vetenskap;

    Abstract : Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic and systemic autoimmune disease that primarily affects women during the childbearing years. SLE is characterized by the production of autoantibodies against nucleic acids and their interacting proteins. READ MORE