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ZNF423 - the underrated player in leukemogenesis?
New insights into the development of ALL - the most common type of cancer in childhood.
New knowledge in pediatric brain tumor research
Clinically and molecularly distinct subgroup discovered within the group of atypical teratoid / rhabdoid tumors
Official supporter of the „Nationale Dekade gegen Krebs"
Research institute becomes part of the national cancer initiative of the BmBF / BmfG
DER SCHMETTERLING - focus on brain tumors in children. So much to be done...
What are the special challenges in the area of research, therapy and long-term effects? What does the diagnosis mean for affected families? In the current readout of the member magazine DER SCHMETTERLING, the Fördergemeinschaft Kinderkrebs-Zentrum Hamburg e.V. . presents our current research in the field of child brain tumors. The new edition is available for download.
Medulloblastoma research in Hamburg: new therapeutic approach for especially young brain tumor patients
Medulloblastoma is the most common malignant brain tumor in early childhood. Due to its genetic diversity, the course of the disease and the chance of recovery are very different. The treatment of medulloblastoma is often difficult - also because there is a lack of knowledge about tumor formation and development. The children who survive will […]
Space and time for science. New clinician scientist for brain tumor research
Once a year, the UCCH Research Retreat is probably the most popular opportunity for all Hamburg cancer researchers to get to know each other and exchange ideas. Even though the meeting was held virtually this time, there were, in addition to substantial talks, poster presentations, and young research prizes, again four grants, which give young […]
A different kind of soccer sponsorship
From now on, children's teams from the Teutonia 05 Ottensen soccer club will be wearing jerseys with our "crack the cancer“-logo instead of the usual references to advertising partners.
50,000 euros funding + technicans support: C19.CHILD study
C19.CHILD study: Fördergemeinschaft und Forschungsinstitut Kinderkrebs-Zentrum Hamburg support important UKE research project.
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Juli-Harnack-scholarship for medical postgraduate students in the field of pediatric onkology
Light in the dark - modern tumor diagnostics from the research group of Professor Dr. Ulrich Schüller gains acceptance in adult medicine.
The Research Institute for Childhood Cancer Center Hamburg successfully continues exploring the further development of diagnostic procedures.
New approaches to the treatment of Sonic Hedgehog (SHH) medulloblastoma
Medulloblastoma (MB) is the most frequent malignant brain tumour in children with a poor outcome. The genetic causes for the development of MB are not yet entirely clear, so the Schüller research team is particularly interested in its molecular pathogenesis. Now, the team was able to demonstrate that PIK3CA mutations in Sonic Hedgehog (SHH) medulloblastomas […]