Austrian research institute takes over international research project to set new standards in fungal diagnostics.

Austrian research institute takes over international research project to set new standards in fungal diagnostics.

(Picture: Research team of the Molecular Microbiology & LabDia Labordiagnostik / Copyright: Gerhard Wasserbauer)   FUNGITECT – An ambitious project under the leadership of the St. Anna Children's Cancer Research Institute funded by the European Union, which aims at changing the paradigm of fungal diagnostics. Fungal infections constitute an ever-growing…

The co-occurrence of two gene mutations is linked to relapse in childhood leukemia

The co-occurrence of two gene mutations is linked to relapse in childhood leukemia

St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute: New research discoveries facilitate future therapies Leukemia, the most frequent cancer in children and adolescents, can be cured with modern chemotherapy in 80% of cases, indicating that up to 20% of the patients suffer a relapse and have an inferior prognosis. The causes for…

Press Release: Development of new approaches in bone cancer therapy

Press Release: Development of new approaches in bone cancer therapy

St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute: Development of new approaches in bone cancer therapy   Scientists at St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute are studying the basics of bone cancer. Based on their novel insights it will be possible to better predict the efficacy of novel chemotherapeutic drugs. Ewing sarcoma…