Cancer in children with rare inborn immune defect: High cure rate if treated early

Cancer in children with rare inborn immune defect: High cure rate if treated early

(Vienna, 03.12.2020) New research data highlight a marked predisposition to lymphoma, a type of cancer, in children harboring specific gene mutations. A significant fraction of these rare mutations also cause inborn immune defects associated with recurrent infections. Collaborating closely with leading centers across the world, researchers investigated patients bearing recently…

Selected for funding:  Training a new generation of childhood cancer scientists

Selected for funding: Training a new generation of childhood cancer scientists

(Vienna, 24.11.2020) St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute is part of a European Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions Innovative Training Network ITN. Being awarded with this grant, Prof. Heinrich Kovar, PhD, is looking forward to train an international PhD student within the VAGABOND program. The successful candidate will investigate druggable molecular pathways…