News from KiTZ

Erna Brunner Prize for two research projects that give hope to children with cancer

 

Every year, the Foundation of the Tübingen Children's Cancer Society awards the Erna Brunner Prize, endowed with 10,000 euros, for special research…

WORLD Childhood Cancer Day: Cancer in children in low-income countries

 

Most children with cancer in Germany now have a good chance of being cured. But what is the situation like for young sufferers in Thailand, India,…

20.000 Euro for sarcoma research at KiTZ

 

Sarcomas account for around 1 percent of all new cases of cancer in adults in Germany and around 11 percent of new cases of cancer in children and…

Hopp Children's Cancer Center Heidelberg launches development cooperation to provide children worldwide with modern cancer diagnostics

 

Worldwide, about 40 percent of all children and adolescents with cancer die from their disease. Accurate cancer diagnostics and access to appropriate…

Brain tumors in children: Cancer cells become less aggressive as they migrate within the tumor

 

Certain brain tumors in small children contain cells that develop very similarly to normal brain cells and others that have already developed…

SAP Symphony Orchestra plays "The Little Prince" at the Heidelberg Children's Hospital

 

On December 15, the SAP Symphony Orchestra and the Hopp Children's Cancer Center Heidelberg (KiTZ) hosted a family concert for young patients and…

Ana Banito joins the EMBO Young Investigator Program

 

Ana Banito, research group leader at the Hopp Children’s Cancer Center (KiTZ) and the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), has been selected as new…

Tracing the Evolution of the “Little Brain”

 

Heidelberg scientists reveal genetic programs that control the development of cellular diversity in the cerebellum of humans and other mammals. The…

Stefan Pfister among the world's most cited researchers

 

Stefan Pfister, Director at the Hopp Children's Cancer Center Heidelberg (KiTZ), is among the top one percent of the world's most cited researchers in…

ERC Consolidator Grant for Thomas Grünewald

 

Thomas Grünewald from the Hopp Children's Cancer Center Heidelberg (KiTZ) and the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) has been awarded the…