Pressemitteilungen

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...

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...

ERC grant for Stefan Pfister: “We must further advance pediatric cancer research”

 

KiTZ director Stefan Pfister, professor of pediatric neurooncology at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and the Heidelberg University Hospital,...

COMPASS: The guide to new therapies for children with cancer

 

By a targeted combination of molecular and microscopy-based techniques, researchers aim to identify new treatment approaches for children with cancer....

The sleeping beauty among brain tumor cells

 

Scientists from the Hopp Children's Tumor Center Heidelberg (KiTZ), together with two other teams from the German Cancer Association (DKTK) and...

Mayer Foundation provides €1.5 million for research on Ewing sarcoma in children

 

In a new research consortium, scientists from the "Hopp Children's Cancer Center Heidelberg" (KiTZ), together with working groups from Ludwig...

Taking a look at the genes of brain tumors may help making the right therapy decision

 

Researchers from the „Hopp-Children’s Cancer Center Heidelberg“ (KiTZ) together with colleagues from the US, showed substantial molecular diversity...

KiTZ Junior Group Leader receives ERC grant

 

The European Research Council (ERC) awards Starting Grants to support excellent young scientists when they are starting an independent science career....