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Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (23/04/2013 03.36)

Pathogenesis of Papillomavirus diseases: a multidisciplinary approach

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Human Papillomavirus (HPV) infection is the most common sexually transmitted infection. More than 100 different HPV types infect the squamous epithelia of the skin or the oral and genital mucosa. Cervical cancer is a frequent consequence of high risk HPV infection, HPV-16 in particular. Additional viral factors (persistence, expression of the viral oncogenes, integration into the cell chromosomes, polymorphism) are involved in cancer progression. Variants of are equipped with greater power oncogenic tendency to persistence, recurrence of cervical disease. Studies investigated the different promoter activity related to the degree of methylation. In addition, a negative effect has been suggested for HPV infection in infertility...

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Research Fields

Medical sciences - Medicine

Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
International mobility required ?no
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
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Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfilesNot defined
Total amount per fellowship per year19367.00
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceno
Covers research costsno
Maximum duration of fellowship18
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Università degli Studi di Palermo

Public research
Palermo - Italy