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New approaches in the treatment of childhood brain tumors: Researchers at the Children's Cancer Center Hamburg publish an innovative therapeutic approach
Medulloblastoma is the most common malignant brain tumor in children. Treating a medulloblastoma requires very intensive multimodal therapy, which includes surgical resection, intensive chemotherapy and, in some cases, radiotherapy. This therapy is very stressful for the children, has numerous side effects and also often leads to serious negative effects on neurocognitive development long after the […]
Emma & Christof Stoll bridging seminar
Scientific exchange in the field of pediatric oncology With the bridging seminar financed by the Stoll VITA Foundation, we bring clinicians and scientists together and enable professional exchange with internal and external experts. We are looking forward to the next bridge seminar on August 20 at 4:30 p.m. with Dr. med. Dr. rer. nat. Roland […]
New approaches in the diagnosis of childhood brain tumors
Brain tumors are one of the major challenges in pediatric oncology. They are characterized by an enormous biological heterogeneity and are at the top of cancer-related mortality rates in children due to their often aggressive course.
World Brain Cancer Day 2023. Still so much to do
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Schüller is a senior physician at the Institute of Neuropathology, responsible for the diagnosis of pediatric brain tumors and for molecular neuropathology. The focus of his research at the Research Institute Children's Cancer Center Hamburg is the neurobiology of pediatric brain tumors and pediatric neuro-oncology.
Please apply now! Juli-Harnack-grant 2023
In 2023, the Fördergemeinschaft Kinderkrebs-Zentrum Hamburg e.V., together with the Clinic for Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (PHO), will continue to offer four grants (1000 EUR / month each) for medical students, who are interested in a dissertation in the field of pediatric cancer research (1 year / full-time / start: October 1, 2023). Current topics […]
DG-GT-Price for Innovative LEC-CAR therapy approach
The German Society for Gene Therapy (DG-GT) is an association of physicians, natural scientists and other professional groups who deal with questions of experimental and clinical gene therapy. Every quarter, the society awards high-ranking gene therapy publications with the DG-GT "Paper of the Quarter" price.
Dr. Michael Bockmayr receives the Dr. Martini Price 2023
For 140 years the Dr. Erich Martini Price has honoured significant medical research achievements. Dr. Michael Bockmayr received the second price for his risk evaluation of spinal cord tumours using bioinformatic methods.
Future X-Change Meeting in Berlin: #knackdieletzten20
New and innovative approaches for tomorrow's cancer research were the focus of Future X Change - an event of the National Decade against Cancer. The Research Institute Children's Cancer Centre Hamburg participated.
Hubertus Wald Young Investigator Awards for AG Schüller
This year, two researchers from AG Schüller received the Hubertus Wald Research Award from the University Cancer Center Hamburg (UCCH).
Poster campaign creates awareness for childhood cancer research
In the period from November, 8 to December, 12, we are drawing the attention of the Hamburg population to the topic of childhood cancer research in the Hamburg city area.
Light into the dark. New knowledge about the origin of rhabdoid tumors
Rhabdoid tumors are rare, but very aggressively growing tumors that occur in children during the first two years of life and can affect both the brain and other cranial organ systems.
Selma Meyer Dissertation Award
Award for "future-oriented pediatric dissertation".