Research team

Plasma Lab for Applications in Sustainability and Medicine - Antwerp (PLASMANT)

Expertise

Application of low-temperature plasmas for cancer research using 3-dimensional in vitro models and in ovo TUM-CAM model Study of the effect of plasma-generated reactive species in the tumor microenvironment, pancreatic cancer cells and stellate cells, with specific emphasis on the role of stellate cells in the migration of cancer cells upon treatment Live imaging of 3D spheroids, assessment of viability, cell death. Analysis of proliferative markers, extracellular matrix components, hypoxia by immunohistochemistry / immunofluorescence Multi-arrays for 3~D spheroids in paraffin, cryosectioning