Chaperon Newsletter No. 03/2022

Dear Chaperon subscribers,

we have new information for you from the Chaperon project!

New research paper: Incidence and survival in oral and pharyngeal cancers in Finland and Sweden through half century

Cancers of the oral cavity and pharynx encompass a heterogeneous group of cancers for which the known risk factors include smoking, alcohol consumption, and human papillomavirus (HPV) infection but their influence is site-specific with HPV mainly influencing oropharyngeal cancer. A detailed overview has been recently published in an article co-authored by our ERA Chair holder, prof. Hemminki.

Picture of the month

Introducing the winners and participants of the Nerd Art Prize, we are glad to present another picture of the month. In March it is the third place – a picture by Roshan Kumar Singh, doctoral student of Experimental Surgery, Faculty of Medicine in Pilsen. See more here..



Ph.D. positions in Laboratory of Translational Cancer Genomics

The Laboratory of Translational Cancer Genomics led by Professor Kari Hemminki invites qualified candidates to apply for a five Ph.D. positions in Cancer Research (Genomics, Transcriptomics, and Immunology). The application deadline is April 30, 2022. For more details read here..

Chaperon Instagram account

We are pleased to announce the launch of our Instagram account. On our Instagram you will find important information, but also bits and pieces from the daily life of our Chaperon project.


ERA Chair Position for Excellent Research in Oncology

A project funded from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 856620.


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