Selected publications

  • Ragusa, S., Cheng, J., Ivanov, K.I., Zangger, N., Ceteci, F.,Bernier-Latmani, J., Milatos, S., Joseph, J.-M., Tercier, S.,, Bouzourene, H., Bosman, F., Letovanec, I., Marra, G., Gonzalez1, M., Cammareri, M., Sansom, O., Delorenzi, M., Petrova T.V., PROX1 promotes metabolic adaptation and fuels outgrowth of Wnthigh metastatic colon cancer cells. Cell Reports, 8, 1957-73 2014.

  • Sabine, A., Agalarov, Y., Maby-El Hajjami, H., Jaquet M., Hägerling, R., Pollmann, C., Bebber, D., Pfenniger, A., Miura, N., Dormond, O., Calmes, J.-M., Adams, R.H., Mäkinen, T., Kiefer, B., Kwak, B.R.& Petrova, T.V Mechanotransduction, PROX1 and FOXC2 cooperate to control connexin37 and calcineurin during lymphatic valve formation. Dev. Cell, 22, 420-445, 2012.

  • Petrova, T.V.,* Nykänen, A., Norrmén,C., Ivanov, K.I., Andersson, L.C., Haglund, C., Puolakkainen, P.,Wempe, F., von Melchner, H., Gradwohl, G., Vanharanta, S., Aaltonen, L.A., Saharinen, J., Gentile, M., Clarke, A., Taipale, J., Oliver, G., & Alitalo, K.* Homeobox transcription factor PROX1 induces progression of colon cancer by promoting the transition from benign to highly dysplastic phenotype, Cancer Cell, 13, 407-19, 2008, *-corresponding authors.

  • Petrova, T.V., Karpanen, T, Norrmen C, Mellor R, Tamakoshi T, Finegold D, Ferrell R, Kerjaschki D, Mortimer P, Yla-Herttuala S, Miura N, Alitalo K. Defective valves and abnormal mural cell recruitment underlie lymphatic vascular failure in lymphedema distichiasis. Nature Medicine, 10, 974-981, 2004 (journal cover).

Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of Committee, Swiss Society of Microcirculation and Vascular Research, since 2012

  • Member of board, Stiftung zur Krebsbekämpfung, since 2012

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Additional interests

  • Playing piano


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