Introduction: Von Hipple-Lindau (VHL) disease is a rare autosomal dominant disorder, that causes the susceptibility to various tumors, both benign and malignant. The most frequent tumors are central nervous system haemangioblastomas, especially cerebellum and retinal haemangioblastomas, renal cell carcinoma /renal cysts and pheocromocytoma.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Presenting Author: Andrea Lania
Introduction: Somatostatin receptor type 2 (SST2) is the main pharmacological target for GEP-NETs. A subset of patients is resistant to somatostatin analogs (SSa), although the molecular mechanisms responsible for resistance are poorly understood. Several studies identified cytoskeleton protein as determinant in receptor anchoring and signaling
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Eleonora Vitali