The award for outstanding doctoral thesis in the NIB’s field was presented to Dr Urška Verbovšek.
Dr Urška Verbovšek.
Dr Verbovšek received the award for her outstanding doctoral thesis entitled Cathepsin K as a potential tumour marker in glioblastoma multiforme, which talks about a potential marker for glioblastoma, the most common and aggressive form of primary brain tumour in humans. The research has yielded so many interesting results that Dr Verbovšek has co-authored seven scientific papers, one of which was rated A in SICRIS, and was published in a journal with a high impact factor of 9,955. The papers have been cited 11 times.