Lars Ekblad

Researcher, PhD

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Cancer and Oncology


  • Head and neck cancer


My main focus is treatment research with the aim of improving current treatment regimens or suggesting new treatment paradigms for head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). In the Head and Neck Cancer Research Group we been able to establish a wide panel of cell lines from head and neck cancer, including squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity and oropharynx (including HPV16 positive tonsil cancer cell lines), and thyroid cancers. Using these cell lines I perform molecular characterization and target identification on the cellular level and further drug testing in vitro and in vivo.

Recent research outputs

Gabriel Adrian, Crister Ceberg, Ana Carneiro & Lars Ekblad, 2018 Jan, In : Radiation Research. 189, 1, p. 44-52 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cushing, K. W., Fabio Garofalo, Magnusson, C., Lars Ekblad, Bruus, H. & Thomas Laurell, 2017 Sep 5, In : Analytical Chemistry. 89, 17, p. 8917-8923 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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