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Mechanisms involved in (early) Pregnancy-Induced Protection against Breast Cancer

English title Mechanisms involved in (early) Pregnancy-Induced Protection against Breast Cancer
Applicant Meier-Abt Fabienne
Number 128879
Funding scheme MD-PhD fellowships (funded by SNSF)
Research institution Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research
Institution of higher education Institute Friedrich Miescher - FMI
Main discipline Experimental Cancer Research
Start/End 01.10.2009 - 31.03.2013
Approved amount 210'000.00
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Publications

Publication
Parity induces differentiation and reduces Wnt/Notch signaling ratio and proliferation potential of basal stem/progenitor cells isolated from mouse mammary epithelium.
Meier-Abt Fabienne, Milani Emanuela, Roloff Tim, Brinkhaus Heike, Duss Stephan, Meyer Dominique S, Klebba Ina, Balwierz Piotr J, van Nimwegen Erik, Bentires-Alj Mohamed (2013), Parity induces differentiation and reduces Wnt/Notch signaling ratio and proliferation potential of basal stem/progenitor cells isolated from mouse mammary epithelium., in Breast cancer research : BCR, 15(2), 36-36.
Long-term effects of early pregnancy on the gene expression and properties of mammary epithelial cell subpopulations in mice
Meier-Abt Fabienne, Milani Emanuela, Roloff Tim, Brinkhaus Heike, Duss Stephan, Meyer Dominique S, Klebba Ina, Balwierz Piotr J, van Nimwegen Erik, Bentires-Alj Mohamed (2013), Long-term effects of early pregnancy on the gene expression and properties of mammary epithelial cell subpopulations in mice, in Annals of Oncology, 24(Issue supp), iii45-iii45.

Collaboration

Group / person Country
Types of collaboration
Biozentrum, Universität Basel Switzerland (Europe)
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Scientific events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Title of article or contribution Date Place Persons involved
5th IMPAKT Breast Cancer Conference (European Society for Medical Oncology) 02.05.2013 Brussels, Belgium
European Network for Breast Develpment and Cancer Meeting 25.04.2013 Weggis, Schweiz
MD/PhD Retreats 2009-2012 08.11.2012 Solothurn, Schweiz
FMI Annual Meetings 2009-2012 19.09.2012 Grindelwald, Schweiz
Gordon Research Conference for Mammary Gland Biology 10.06.2012 Lucca, Italien
Mammary Gland Biology Gordon Research Seminar 09.06.2012 Lucca, Italien


Knowledge transfer events

Active participation

Title Type of contribution Date Place Persons involved
Tage der Genforschung 10.05.2012 Basel, Schweiz
FMI Open House 18.09.2010 Basel, Schweiz


Communication with the public

Communication Title Media Place Year
Media relations: print media, online media Early pregnancy protects against breast cancer Press Release International 29.04.2013
Talks/events/exhibitions Tage der Genforschung German-speaking Switzerland 10.05.2012
Talks/events/exhibitions FMI Open House German-speaking Switzerland 18.09.2010

Awards

Title Year
IMPAKT Travel Grant (European Society for Medical Oncology) 2013
Best oral presentation 2012

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