Oluf Dimitri Røe
Born: 13th Jan 1962, Namsos, Norway
Education Medical School Univ. of Bergen and Univ. of Trondheim (currently Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Cand. Med. 1989 MD - licenced physician 1991 Specialist in Oncology (Medical and Radiation Oncology) Dec. 2007 PhD Dissertation 2008 Faculty of Medicine, NTNU, Title of Thesis: Malignant mesothelioma: Virus, Biomarkers and Genes. A Translational Approach
Brief Scientific profile My main research interests have been a combination of clinical and basic cancer research (translational), including biomarkers for early detection of cancer, predictive and prognostic biomarkers, genome-wide analysis and mechanisms of treatment resistance. The research has been focused on mesothelioma, an asbestos-related cancer, but recently also lung and gastric cancer. Author or coauthor of 32 scientific peer reviewed papers and several international invited lectures.
Professional experience Internship Gjøvik County Hospital and Kautokeino Commune 1990-91 General Practitioner in Kautokeino- Samiland, Norway 1992-94 General Practitioner in Mykonos, Greece (Norwegian/Greek MD licence) 1994-2001 MD, Departments of Oncology/Haematology/Lung Diseases, St. Olavs University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway 2001-10 Research fellow Nanjing Medical University, translational research in mesothelioma and lung cancer, Nov.2010- May 2011-Feb /Nov/Dec 2012 Consultant Oncologist, Cancer Clinic, Department of Surgery, Levanger Hospital, Levanger, Norway May 2011- present Research Oncologist, Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Trondheim, Norway Sept. 2010- present Post-doc, Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Trondheim, Norway Jan 2012- present Associate Professor, Department of Oncology, Aalborg University Hospital, July 2013- present