Laboratory Medicine

Research unit

Laboratory Medicine


Research activity at the unit for Laboratory Medicine includes medical biochemistry, pharmacology, medical genetics, immunology, transfusion medicine and medical microbiology.

We collaborate with corresponding field and clinical unit at St. Olavs hospital, other NTNU departments and other national and international research groups. The research unit for Laboratory Medicine include PhD-, master- and research students.

Research groups

  1. Artificial intelligence and digital pathology in cancer (AICAN)
  2. Bioinformatics and gene regulation
  3. Breast cancer subtypes
  4. Cancer, molecular mechanisms and genetic risk factors
  5. Cellular responses to DNA damage
  6. Cilia and brain physiology
  7. DNA base modifications and chromatin integrity
  8. DNA repair and adaptive immunity
  9. Electron microscopy
  10. Experimental pharmacology and surgery
  11. Hereditary disease
  12. Immunotoxicology
  13. Inflammation and cardiovascular disease
  14. Liquid biopsies in lung cancer
  15. Medical systems virology
  16. Neuroepigenetics
  17. Non-homologous DNA end joining
  18. Proteome and genome dynamics
  19. Scaffold proteins in cellular stress responses​​​​​​​
  20. Toxicology and metabolic interactions
  21. Virus immunity and disease

Core facilities

Research projects

13 May 2021

International NTNU Symposium on Clinical Biomarkers of Cancer 2021_IKOM


Unit leader

Marit Otterlei

Contact us

Contact us

   Magnus Steigedal
   Head of Department​​​​​​​

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MTNU Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine
NO-​​​​​​​7491 Trondheim, Norway


Erling Skjalgsons gate 1, Laboratoriesenteret 5. floor