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Dr. Julia Krzykalla

Dr. Julia Krzykalla

Dr. Julia Krzykalla




+49 6221 42 2136


+49 6221 42 2397


TP 4



Research Topics

  • Time to event data analysis
  • Machine learning techniques (regularization, tree-based methods), especially for the search for predictive factors
  • Design and analysis of clinical trials

Education and Background

  • DKFZ / Biostatistics since October 2015
  • Dr. sc. hum., Biostatistics, Heidelberg (2021)
  • Masters degree in Biostatistics, LMU Munich (2015)
  • Bachelors degree in Mathematical Biometry, Ulm University (2012)

Selected publications

1. Krzykalla J, Benner A, Kopp-Schneider A. Exploratory identification of predictive biomarkers in randomized trials with normal endpoints. Stat Med. 2020 Mar 30;39(7):923-939.

2. Bloehdorn J, Krzykalla J, Holzmann K, Gerhardinger A, Jebaraj BMC, Bahlo J, Humphrey K, Tausch E, Robrecht S, Mertens D, Schneider C, Fischer K, Hallek M, Döhner H, Benner A, Stilgenbauer S. Integrative prognostic models predict long-term survival after immunochemotherapy in chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients. Haematologica. 2021 Mar 18

3. Jung AY, Hüsing A, Behrens S, Krzykalla J, Obi N, Becher H, Chang-Claude J. Postdiagnosis weight change is associated with poorer survival in breast cancer survivors: A prospective population-based patient cohort study. Int J Cancer. 2021 Jan 1;148(1):18-27.

4. Ballhausen A, Przybilla MJ, Jendrusch M, Haupt S, Pfaffendorf E, Seidler F, Witt J, Hernandez Sanchez A, Urban K, Draxlbauer M, Krausert S, Ahadova A, Kalteis MS, Pfuderer PL, Heid D, Stichel D, Gebert J, Bonsack M, Schott S, Bläker H, Seppälä T, Mecklin JP, Ten Broeke S, Nielsen M, Heuveline V, Krzykalla J, Benner A, Riemer AB, von Knebel Doeberitz M, Kloor M. The shared frameshift mutation landscape of microsatellite-unstable cancers suggests immunoediting during tumor evolution. Nat Commun. 2020 Sep 21;11(1):4740.

5. Kapp-Schwoerer S, Weber D, Corbacioglu A, Gaidzik VI, Paschka P, Krönke J, Theis F, Rücker FG, Teleanu MV, Panina E, Jahn N, Herzig J, Kubanek L, Schrade A, Göhring G, Fiedler W, Kindler T, Schroeder T, Mayer KT, Lübbert M, Wattad M, Götze KS, Horst HA, Koller E, Wulf G, Schleicher J, Bentz M, Krauter J, Bullinger L, Krzykalla J, Benner A, Schlenk RF, Thol F, Heuser M, Ganser A, Döhner H, Döhner K. Impact of gemtuzumab ozogamicin on MRD and relapse risk in patients with NPM1-mutated AML: results from the AMLSG 09-09 trial. Blood. 2020 Dec 24;136(26):3041-3050.

6. Radujkovic A, Kordelas L, Krzykalla J, Benner A, Schult D, Majer-Lauterbach J, Beelen DW, Müller-Tidow C, Kasperk C, Dreger P, Luft T. Pre-transplant testosterone and outcome of men after allogeneic stem cell transplantation. Haematologica. 2020 May;105(5):1454-1464.

7. Schlenk RF, Paschka P, Krzykalla J, Weber D, Kapp-Schwoerer S, Gaidzik VI, Leis C, Fiedler W, Kindler T, Schroeder T, Mayer K, Lübbert M, Wattad M, Götze K, Horst HA, Koller E, Wulf G, Schleicher J, Bentz M, Greil R, Hertenstein B, Krauter J, Martens U, Nachbaur D, Abu Samra M, Girschikofsky M, Basara N, Benner A, Thol F, Heuser M, Ganser A, Döhner K, Döhner H. Gemtuzumab Ozogamicin in NPM1-Mutated Acute Myeloid Leukemia: Early Results From the Prospective Randomized AMLSG 09-09 Phase III Study. J Clin Oncol. 2020 Feb 20;38(6):623-632.

8. Schlenk RF, Weber D, Fiedler W, Salih HR, Wulf G, Salwender H, Schroeder T, Kindler T, Lübbert M, Wolf D, Westermann J, Kraemer D, Götze KS, Horst HA, Krauter J, Girschikofsky M, Ringhoffer M, Südhoff T, Held G, Derigs HG, Schroers R, Greil R, Grießhammer M, Lange E, Burchardt A, Martens U, Hertenstein B, Marretta L, Heuser M, Thol F, Gaidzik VI, Herr W, Krzykalla J, Benner A, Döhner K, Ganser A, Paschka P, Döhner H; German-Austrian AML Study Group. Midostaurin added to chemotherapy and continued single-agent maintenance therapy in acute myeloid leukemia with FLT3-ITD. Blood. 2019 Feb 21;133(8):840-851.


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