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Press Officer and Head of Press and Public Relations

Dr. Stefanie Seltmann
Dr. Stefanie Seltmann

Im Neuenheimer Feld 280
69120 Heidelberg

Phone: +49 6221 422854
Fax: +49 6221 422968

E-Mail: s.seltmann@dkfz.de
or presse@dkfz.de

Recent Press Releases

No. 17c2 | 20. April 2016 | by Sel

Founding of an International Cancer Genome Consortium for medicine: Scientists combine data from cancer genome with information on disease progression

Founding of an International Cancer Genome Consortium for medicine: Scientists combine data from cancer genome with information on disease progression

During the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting, members of the International Cancer Genome Consortium (ICGC) announced their entering of a new phase: The ICGCmed now combine data from cancer genome with information on disease progression. The objective of this initiative is to make optimal use of the consolidated information for prevention, early detection, diagnostics, prognosis and tailor-made cancer therapies.

No. 17c | 19. April 2016 | by Koh

Endogenous oxidants: New methods for monitoring processes in the organism

Endogenous oxidants: New methods for monitoring processes in the organism

Diet, physical activity, infection, cancer, and possibly aging are all factors that can have an impact on the oxidation state of cells and tissues. Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) have now developed two novel biological measuring systems that facilitate better analysis of disease-relevant changes in the oxidation state of cells. One of the methods can be used, for the first time, to observe variations and changes in cellular oxidation states in tissue sections. The other is a newly developed biosensor that is a sensitive enough to facilitate real-time measurements of subtle oxidative changes in metabolism.

No. 17 | 12. April 2016 | by Koh

Richtzenhain Award 2016: Call for Proposals

Richtzenhain Award 2016: Call for Proposals

The Management Board of the German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ) announces the Walther and Christine Richtzenhain Foundation Award 2016 for a scientific paper in translational cancer research. The prize is endowed with a sum of € 10.000.

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