Torsten Nielsen

Professor

Research Classification

Cancer of the Musculoskeletal System
Breast Cancer
Cancer Diagnosis and Detection

Research Interests

Translational research
Biomarker development
Experimental Therapeutics
Clinical trials
Epigenomics
Immuno-oncology

Relevant Degree Programs

 

Research Methodology

Tissue Microarrays
NanoString
Cancer Treatment & Outcome data
Epigenomics

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Doctoral students
Postdoctoral Fellows
2019

Fusion oncogene biology & experimental therapeutics

Great Supervisor Week Mentions

Each year graduate students are encouraged to give kudos to their supervisors through social media and our website as part of #GreatSupervisorWeek. Below are students who mentioned this supervisor since the initiative was started in 2017.

 

I am pleased to have Dr. Nielsen as a supervisor for my PhD studies at UBC. For the past three years, I got to know an incredibly nice and supportive mentor that always guides me towards my goals. My vision to discover new and better ways to improve breast cancer patients' lives brought me 10,000km across the world to work under the supervision of Dr. Nielsen as an expert leader in the field. He provided me with the ideal learning atmosphere of skills, knowledge, resources, leadership and supportive interpersonal relationship to help achieve my goals. He diligently encourages me to maximize my potentials and draw up plans of actions to succeed all along the path of my career.

Karama Asleh (2018)

 

 
 

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