How to improve image analyses of cancer cells

How to improve image analyses of cancer cells

(Vienna, 15.04.2021) New publication on artificial intelligence: Scientists at St. Anna Children‘s Cancer Research Institute present novel insights on automated image analyses of cancer cells. Based on their results the researchers recommend the creation of artificial images to train deep neural networks. Furthermore, they propose methods to effectively segment complex…

Dream Job Childhood Cancer Scientist: "Always a step ahead of the tumor"

Dream Job Childhood Cancer Scientist: "Always a step ahead of the tumor"

(Vienna, 14.09.2020) Sabine Taschner-Mandl, PhD, aims to achieve a long-term benefit for children with cancer via research. She heads the Tumor Biology group at St. Anna Children's Cancer Research Institute and, on the occasion of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month September, explains how she is pursuing her goal and what it…

#MissionCancer – CCRI´s international cooperation projects as a key to success

#MissionCancer – CCRI´s international cooperation projects as a key to success

Federal Minister Karoline Edtstadler and Federal Minister Prof. Dr. Heinz Faßmann met with CCRI experts in order to exchange views on the topic of "Europe-wide research projects" against the background of the Future Conference to be held in autumn. The round table discussed future challenges: what has been learned from…

Pioneering milestone: St. Anna Children's Cancer Research Institute announces new Christian Doppler laboratory with research focus on next generation CAR-T cells in the fight against childhood cancer.

Pioneering milestone: St. Anna Children's Cancer Research Institute announces new Christian Doppler laboratory with research focus on next generation CAR-T cells in the fight against childhood cancer.

Cutting-edge research in Vienna, with the potential to give valuable impulses in international childhood cancer research: The new Christian Doppler Laboratory of the St. Anna Children's Cancer Research Institute (CCRI), headed by Manfred Lehner in cooperation with Michael Traxlmayr, head of the external module at the University of Natural Resources…