06 April 2022

A certain gene that is passive can cause leucemia or other cancer. But activated, it can increase the response of treatments that are already today in practice.

Maike Bensberg studies this in her doctoral studies at Linköping University. She is also the receiver of Lions major grant to doctoral students at the Medical Faculty. 

Here is a video interview with Maike Bensberg, from april 2022. 



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