30 years of research have led to an increase in the chances of cure for childhood leukaemia of up to 90 %.
An individual can achieve a lot, but real breakthroughs in the fight against cancer can be achieved only by teams, the more multidisciplinary the better.


Top leukemia expert worldwide: Michael Dworzak awarded by independent ranking platform
Top leukemia expert worldwide: Michael Dworzak awarded by independent ranking platform
(Vienna, 17.01.2022) Developing new diagnostic methods for early detection and effective therapy of children and adolescents with leukemia – Univ.-Doz. Dr. Michael Dworzak's research pursues goals that are vital for pediatric cancer patients. For his tireless efforts, he has now been honored by the international evaluation platform "Expertscape" as a global top expert in the field of leukemia. As head of the research group for Immunological Diagnostics at St. Anna…
The god of sun at the forefront of immunodeficiency-research
The god of sun at the forefront of immunodeficiency-research
Scientists link mutations in the transcription factor Helios to a novel disease characterized by immunodeficiency and immune dysregulation. When scientists at St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute (St. Anna CCRI) identified an immune dysregulation caused by a biallelic germline mutation affecting Helios – a transcription factor frequently found altered in some hematopoietic malignancies, including leukemias – they aimed to study the effects of Helios mutations on hematopoiesis and immunity. Together…
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Supportive Voices

The achievements St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute has made are tremendous. However, the struggle against cancer has yet to be won. I am convinced that the institute’s staff will continue on the path that has been set out with determination and commitment. I wish them every success! Em. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Helmut Gadner, Founding Father

As a citizen of this country I would like to give my heartfelt thanks to all those who have helped to establish and grow St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute over the years and wish them every success in the future. Dr. Heinz Fischer, President of Austria (ret.)

Curative treatments can only come about as a result of successful research work, such as the work done by St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute. I am delighted to have such a facility, which is held in the greatest respect not only by renowned medical congresses throughout the world, as a part of our city. Dr. Michael Ludwig, Mayor and Governor of Vienna
Source: Anniversary Publication 30 Years St. Anna Children´s Cancer Research Institute

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