Research at the Angiogenesis Laboratory Amsterdam
In the process of cancer angiogenesis is a prerequisite for a tumor to grow beyond a certain size and allow metastasis formation. Over the last years it has become evident that inhibition of angiogenesis or blockade of the tumor blood supply are promising tools for treatment of cancer.
The research of the Angiogenesis Laboratory Amsterdam is aimed to unravel fundamental processes and mechanisms of angiogenesis and vascular development using molecular and cell biological techniques. The acquired knowledge is used to develop new diagnostic tools and treatment modalities for clinical applications.
The research is structured in the following research lines: