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Department of Medical Biology

Our research topics

  • Role of melanization in pathogenesis and progression of melanoma  (Anna Brożyna, PhD, Dr Hab).
  • Involvement of the endocrine system of vitamin D3 in the biology of skin melanocytic tumors (Anna Brożyna, PhD, Dr Hab).
  • Molecular foundations of tumorigenesis, diagnostic and prognostic markers of human cancer (Anna Brożyna, PhD, Dr Hab; Łukasz Kuźbicki, PhD), in particular:
    • molecular markers of cancerogenesis, especially markers useful for detection of cutaneous melanoma as well as prognostic and predictive markers for this cancer,
    • epigenetic modifications in development and progression of human melanoma.