Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) have been found to overexpress somatostatin receptors (SSTRs), which led to the development of somatostatin analogs utilized for diagnostics and therapeutics. However, around 30% of all NETs do not respond to somatostatin based approaches, leading to an interest to find and characterize alternative cell surface targets.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr. Carsten Grötzinger
Introduction: Our previous study on insulinoma found allelic loss of 22q12 where suppressor gene TIMP3 located. TIMP3 can inhibit tumor invasion or metastasis, but its clinical implications in insulinoma are unknown.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Presenting Author: Dr Yuan-Jia Chen