Pan-European registry study shows benefits of cancer genome sequencing for children with cancer

 

In some cases, cancer genome analysis can help find a suitable therapy for children with relapsed cancer and delay the progression of the disease....

New cell culture test to assess drugs against childhood brain tumors

 

Researcher Till Milde and his team from the Hopp Children’s Cancer Center Heidelberg (KiTZ) have developed a test system that measures the...

Brain tumors in children: Hereditary genetic defect destabilizes protein regulation

 

The causes of 40 percent of all cases of certain medulloblastoma – dangerous brain tumors affecting children – are hereditary. These are the findings...

Ana Banito awarded for her research on soft tissue sarcomas

 

Ana Banito, scientist at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and the KiTZ received the Award of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and...

Three KiTZ scientists among the world's most cited researchers

 

David Jones, Andrey Korshunov and Stefan Pfister are among the world's most cited researchers in their field in 2019. Scientists, whose work is...

Better understanding the development of aggressive embryonic brain tumors

 

Scientists from the Hopp Children's Cancer Center Heidelberg (KiTZ) and the German Cancer Consortium (DKTK) present the most comprehensive analyses of...

Strong partners in the fight against cancer: Wrestling superstars visit KiTZ

 

In the run-up to their appearance on November 14 in the SAP arena, the three WWE superstars Becky Lynch, Natalya and Titus O'Neil from the well-known...

Four KiTZ scientists are among the world's most cited researchers

 

The four KiTZ scientists Stefan Pfister, David Jones, Marcel Kool and Andrey Korshunov are among the world's most cited researchers. A total of nine...

Commitment to hereditary childhood cancer

 

Scientists and pediatric oncologists of the KiTZ and the Hannover Medical School have joined forces in the "FIT" network to jointly promote research,...

Young scientist Maximilian Deng receives AACR Scholar-in-Training Award

 

On 30 March 2019, the KiTZ junior scientist Maximilian Yuanzhe Deng received the "AACR Scholar-in-Training Award" from the American Association of...