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Announcements 2022

Call for UCT/TransMed Fellowship Applications

The University Cancer Center Mainz (UCT Mainz) and the Mainz Research School of Translational Biomedicine (TransMed) jointly offer several fellowship positions for young clinician scientists with a strong focus on translational research within the UCT/TransMed Clinician Scientist Program. The program is intended to provide a comprehensive platform for advanced training of highly motivated physicians dedicated to clinical oncology and cancer research.

The fellowships are available for 24 months and will start on April 1, 2023. 

Applications must be submitted electronically by December 19, 2022. For further information, please consult the call’s text. 


Application Form (Pdf , 1,1 MB)

Job Advertisement  (Pdf , 284,0 KB)



Tumor Immunology in Breast Cancer

Prof. Dr. Marcus Schmidt (Senior) and Dr. Anne-Sophie Heimes (Junior) received the innovation award "Junior meets Senior" of the German Society of Senology for their collaboration in the field of tumor immunology in early breast cancer.

Prof. Schmidt's research group was able to show for the first time that an increased number of immune cells of the humoral immune system is associated with a more favorable prognosis in patients with early and fast-growing breast cancer (read more (Pdf , 297,4 KB)). The group's goal is to improve the survival chances of patients with breast cancer. ️

Photo (S.Radke/DGS e.V.): On the left you see the chairwoman of the society, Prof. Dr. Sara Yvonne Brucker, in the middle of the picture you see Prof. Dr. Marcus Schmidt and on the right you see Prof. Dr. Hasenburg, Director of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, who represented Dr. Heimes at the award ceremony

Cancer-associated CRCs simply explained

Watch these videos for a brief and simple description of cancer research at our CRCs (only in German)

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