Aysel Ahadova

Profile photo of Aysel AhadovaAysel Ahadova PhD, is working as a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Applied Tumor Biology, University Hospital Heidelberg.

She graduated from Azerbaijan Medical University in 2011 and came to Germany to work on her doctoral thesis under the supervision of Magnus von Knebel Doeberitz and Matthias Kloor. Her research mainly focuses on microsatellite instability and its consequences for tumor development and progression.

One particular topic of her research is colorectal carcinogenesis in Lynch syndrome. She works on revealing the molecular nature of Lynch syndrome-associated cancers in order to improve the therapeutic and preventive options for patients with hereditary cancer predisposition.