INFORM - Coordinators

The INFORM team in Germany

The INFORM consortium consists of leading physicians and scientists from the field of genomics, as well as pediatric oncology study groups of the pediatric oncology and hematology society (GPOH).

Coordinators:

  • Prof. Dr. med. Olaf Witt,  KiTZ Director translational Program

    Coordinator of the INFORM Registry Study and INFORM2
    Head of the division Clinical Cooperation Unit Pediatric Oncology, DKFZ
    Head of KiTZ Clinical Trial Unit (ZIPO) and Brain Tumors
    Deputy Chief of the Department of Pediatric Oncology, Hematology Immunology and Pulmonology, (Pediatrics III), Heidelberg University Hospital

  • Prof. Dr. med. Stefan Pfister,  KiTZ Director Preclinical Program

    Coordinator INFORM program
    Head of the division Pediatric Neurooncology, DKFZ
    Senior Physician for Pediatric Oncology, Hematology, Immunology and Pulmonology, (Pediatrics III), Heidelberg University Hospital

  • David T. W. Jones, PhD
    Coordinator molecular diagnostics
    Group Leader of Pediatric Glioma Research Group, DKFZ

  • Prof. Dr. Peter Lichter
    Coordinator OMICs workflows
    Head of the division Molecular Diagnostics, DKFZ

  • Prof. Dr. med. Uta Dirksen
    Coordinator participating GPOH groups

    Vice Director Pediatrics III, Oncology, Hematology, Immunology, Cardiology, Pulmonology, West German Cancer Centre, Essen

INFORM-coordinators in Europe and Israel

INFORM is represented in eleven other European countries and Israel:

Belgium
University Hospital Gent
Department of Pediatric Hemato-Oncology
Corneel Heymanslaan 10
9000 Gent
Begium
National coordinator: Bram de Wilde (Bram.DeWilde[at]UZGENT.be)

Finland                 
Tampere University Hospital
Department of Paediatrics
Paediatric Hematology & Oncology Unit
Teiskontie 35
33520 Tampere
Finland
National coordinator: Olli Lohi (Olli.Lohi[at]staff.uta.fi)

Greece      
National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
Aghia Sophia' Children's Hospital
Papadiamantopoulou and Levadias Goudi
11527 Athen
Greece
National coordinator: Antonis Kattamis (ankatt[at]med.uoa.gr)

Israel       
Shaarei Zedek Medical Center (SZMC)
12 Shmuel Bayit street
Jerusalem, 9103102
Israel
National coordinator: Iris Fried (irisf[at]szmc.org.il)

Norway
Oslo Universitetssykehus
P. O. Box 4950 Nydalen
0424 Oslo
Norway
National coordinator: Monica Cheng Munthe-Kaas (UXMOMU[at]ous-hf.no)

Austria
St. Anna Kinderkrebsforschung
Zimmermannplatz 10
1090 Wien
Austria
National coordinator: Caroline Hutter (Caroline.hutter[at]stanna.at)

Poland
ul. Kasztelańska 44B
20-810 Lublin
Poland
National coordinator: Bernarda Kazanowska (B.Kazanowska[at]mypost.pl)

Portugal
Instituto Português de Oncologia Francisco Gentil de Lisboa, EPE (IPOLFG)
Pediatric Department
Rua Professor Lima Basto
1099-023 Lisboa
Portugal
National coordinator: Cristina Mendes (csmoreira[at]ipolisboa.min-saude.pt)

Sweden          
Pediatric Oncology and Coagulation
Astrid Lindgrens Childrens Hospital
Karolinska University Hospital
17176 Stockholm
Sweden
National coordinator: Ingrid Øra (ingrid.ora[at]med.lu.se)

Switzerland 
Universitäts-Kinderspital Zürich -  Eleonorenstiftung
Steinwiesstrasse 75
8032 Zürich
Switzerland
National coordinator: Nicolas Gerber (nicolas.gerber[at]kispi.uzh.ch)

Slovenia      
University Medical Center
Children's Hospital
Dpt. of hemato-oncology
Bohoriceva 20
1000 Ljubljana
Slovenia
National coordinator: Janez Jazbec (janez.jazbec[at]mf.uni-lj.si)

Czech Republic
University Hospital Motol and Second Faculty of Medicine, Charles University
V Uvalu 84
Prag, 150 06
Czech Republic
National coordinator: Michal Zapotocky (Michal.Zapotocky[at]fnmotol.cz)