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OraMod on Expert Review

Schermata 2016-02-03 alle 15.04.46

OraMod review accepted by Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics – Volume 16, Issue 2, 2016  Applications of molecular diagnostics for personalized treatment of head and neck cancer: state of the art
Steven W. MesC. René Leemans,  Ruud H. Brakenhoff

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qRT-PCR and lab-on-chip

STMicroelectronics has developed the Q3-Plus platform in order to collect gene expression molecular data on the prospective patients enrolled for the OraMod project. Q3-Plus is an innovative compact system that performs analysis of DNA and RNA on Lab-on-Chip cartridges, by means of real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR). It can represent a new frontier in portable molecular diagnostics.

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Oramod article

pubmed_ncbiProteoglycan-based diversification of disease outcome in head and neck cancer patients identifies NG2/CSPG4 and syndecan-2 as unique relapse and overall survival predicting factors

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Oramod Degree thesis

Thesis-dissertation-proofreading-gown-300x199May 2015
Degree Thesis
“Oramod project – VPH based predictive model for oral cancer 
reoccurrence in the clinical practice”
Università degli Studi di Parma (Italy) – Maxillo-Facial Surgeon Department
Student: Dott. Davide Lanfranco
Supervisor: Prof. Sesenna Enrico

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WOHD 2015

WOHD2015bannerweb_v21World Oral Health Day (WOHD) is celebrated every year on the 20th March. It is an international day to celebrate the benefits of a healthy mouth and to promote worldwide awareness of the issues around oral health and the importance of looking after oral hygiene to everyone old and young. It is a day for people to have fun – a day that should be full of activities that make us laugh, sing and smile! Continua a leggere

NeoMark video

video_logo1The EU-funded OraMod project continues the research conducted by the finished FP7-NeoMark that produced a set of prognostic bio-markers and a genetic bio-signature significant for reoccurrence of oral cavity tumours, a disease more frequent and with a very high mortality rate.

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Virtual Physiological Human: the google body concept explained

video_logo1Deciding what treatment to give patients with serious illnesses, organ failure or even genetic disorders can present doctors with great difficulties. Whilst their potential benefits are clear, complex treatments often have both predictable and unpredictable side effects, and so there are always risks attached to any given choice. Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) can provide medical professionals with tools to model and predict the effects of different treatment options in individual patients. See the video:  Continua a leggere