Contact

You can reach us:

inform2@kitz-heidelberg.de

Coordinating Investigator (Leiter der klinischen Prüfung*)

Prof. Dr. med. Olaf Witt

Prof. Dr. med. Olaf Witt

(coordinator INFORM Registry study and INFORM2)
Director Translational Program
Head, KiTZ Clinical Trial Unit
Hopp Children’s Cancer Center Heidelberg (KiTZ)
Head, Clinical Cooperation Unit (CCU) Pediatric Oncology
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
Department of Pediatric Oncology, Hematology, Immunology and Pulmonology
Heidelberg University Hospital

*According to § 40 German Drug Law (AMG)

KiTZ Clinical Trial Unit

Dr. Cornelis van Tilburg, MD

Dr. Cornelis van Tilburg, MD

(Clinical Trial Management)
Consultant Pediatric Oncologist
KiTZ Clinical Trial Unit
Hopp Children’s Cancer Center Heidelberg (KiTZ)
Clinical Cooperation Unit (CCU) Pediatric Oncology
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
Department of Pediatric Oncology, Hematology, Immunology and Pulmonology
Heidelberg University Hospital

Melanie Heiß, M.Sc.

Melanie Heiß, M.Sc.

(Trial management pediatric oncology trials)
KiTZ Clinical Trial Unit
Hopp Children’s Cancer Center Heidelberg (KiTZ)
Clinical Cooperation Unit (CCU) Pediatric Oncology
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

Ruth Witt, M.Sc. MA

Ruth Witt, M.Sc. MA

(Biostatistics and trial management pediatric oncology trials)
KiTZ Clinical Trial Unit
Hopp Children’s Cancer Center Heidelberg (KiTZ)
Clinical Cooperation Unit (CCU) Pediatric Oncology
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

Angelika Freitag

Angelika Freitag

(Data Management)
Clinical Trial Center, NCT
National Center for Tumor Disease (NCT)
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

Coordinating Molecular Diagnostics

David T. W. Jones, Ph.D.

David T. W. Jones, Ph.D.

(coordinator molecular diagnostics)
Hopp Children’s Cancer Center Heidelberg (KiTZ)
Group Leader, Pediatric Glioma Research Group
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

Biostatistics

Prof. Dr. Annette Kopp-Schneider

Prof. Dr. Annette Kopp-Schneider

Statistical design and evaluation
Department Biostatistics
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

Pharmacy

Dr. David Meyrath

Dr. David Meyrath

Distribution of Investigational Medicinal Product
Department Clinical Trials
Pharmacy
Heidelberg University Hospital

Monitoring und Pharmacovigilance

Dr. Karsten Thelen

Dr. Karsten Thelen

Clinical Monitor
Head of Department (Clinical Monitor)
Coordination Center for Clinical Studies (KKS)
Heidelberg University Hospital

Julia Merkle-Lock

Julia Merkle-Lock

Safety Officer
Pharmacovigilance
Coordination Center for Clinical Studies (KKS)
Heidelberg University Hospital

Accompanying Research

Dr. Isabel Poschke

Dr. Isabel Poschke

Immune Monitoring
Head of Laboratory (Immune Monitoring Unit)
National Center for Tumor Disease (NCT)
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

Prof. Dr. Christoph Plass

Prof. Dr. Christoph Plass

Epigenetic Monitoring
Department of Epigenomics and Cancer Risk Factors
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

Dr. Kristian W. Pajtler, MD, MBA

Dr. Kristian W. Pajtler, MD, MBA

Analysis Liquid biopsies
Senior Pediatric Oncologist
Group leader – Early Cancer Diagnostics & Reverse Translation
Hopp Children’s Cancer Center Heidelberg (KiTZ)
Division of Pediatric Neurooncology
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
Department of Pediatric Oncology, Hematology, Immunology and Pulmonology
Heidelberg University Hospital

PD Dr. med. Felix Sahm

PD Dr. med. Felix Sahm

(Evaluation of tumor tissue and verification of actionable targets)
Consultant Neuropathology
Clinical Cooperation Unit (CCU) Neuropathology
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
Department of Neuropathology at the Institute of Pathology
Heidelberg University Hospital

Central Disease Assessment

Dr. med. Oliver Sedlaczek

Radiological assessment
Division of Radiology
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

PD Dr. med. Inga Harting

PD Dr. med. Inga Harting

Neuroradiological assessment
Department of Neuroradiology
Heidelberg University Hospital

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