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Under the lead of cancer researchers from the University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf (UKE) and the Research Institute Children’s Cancer Center Hamburg, an international group of scientists has made encouraging progress regarding an incurable subgroup of pediatric brain tumors.

In this research project which is funded for two years Dr. Thomas Sternsdorf will investigate the role of the histone variant H3.3 in cellular senescence, a well-established antitumor mechanism.

Invitation to the Annual Meeting of the Pädiatrischen Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Stammzelltransplantation und Zelltherapie from September 14th to 15th, 2017 in Hamburg

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schüller has accepted the call for professorship of molecular pediatric neuro-oncology at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf sponsored by Fördergemeinschaft Kinderkrebs-Zentrum Hamburg e.V. and is now establishing his team.


The this year's christmas donation was personally handed over on December 4th, 2015 by PD Dr. Thomas Brinkmann, Kay Franzen and Dr. Frank Korioth.

The Research Institute Children’s Cancer Center Hamburg report 2015 is published. It explains in an intelligible manner the progress of the children’s cancer research in Hamburg.

For the 10th time Calument Photographic Hamburg collected money for the children's cancer research.

Fetal microchimerism is associated with better outcome in pediatric leukemia patients.