Month: September 2021

EU Commissioner visits St. Anna

Childhood cancer is different from cancer in adults. Thus, it needs research specifically tailored to pediatric tumors, which requires dedicated funding. The need for medicines suitable for children, as well as improvements in long-term follow-up care for cancer survivors have been discussed with EU Health Commissioner Stella Kyriakides, M.Ed., and Austrian Health Minister Wolfgang Mückstein, …

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Kaan Boztug awarded the “Işil Berat Barlan Award”

Kaan Boztug awarded the “Işil Berat Barlan Award for Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases” The scientist receives this award for his pioneering research on immunodeficiencies. Disturbances in the balance of the immune system can be the starting point for a number of diseases such as increased susceptibility to infections, autoimmune diseases and cancer. The study of congenital …

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Bone marrow metastases for the first time analyzed cell by cell

Bone marrow metastases for the first time analyzed cell by cell When childhood nerve tumors, so-called neuroblastomas, form metastases, they preferentially do so in the bone marrow. A study by St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute shows for the first time the exact cell composition of such metastases. This knowledge forms the basis for the …

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