TRON-Translational Oncology at the University Medical Center of the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz is biopharmaceutical research organization that pursues new diagnostics and drugs for the treatment of cancer and other severe diseases with high medical need. A focus of TRON is the development of novel platforms for individualized therapies and biomarkers, translating basic research into drug applications. TRON partners with academic institutions, biotech companies and the pharmaceutical industry, executing research with leading-edge technologies and supporting the development of innovative drugs to promote human health.



FOCUS magazine features TRON director Ugur Sahin in article on new immunotherapeutic cancer treatments

Munich, June 27, 2014 – In the 26/14 FOCUS magazine cover article on novel therapies and drugs for the treatment of cancer, TRON founder and scientific director Ugur Sahin talks about the testing of a novel vaccine for the treatment of skin cancer that is being conducted in Mainz.

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TRON Seminar in Tran…
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Mainz, July 10, 2014 - "Assessment of proliferative activity in breast cancer as a basis for individualized treatment decisions" with Prof. Hans-Anton Lehr – Institute of Pathology, Medizin Campus Bodensee, Friedrichshafen

TRON at Life Science…
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Mainz, June 26, 2014– On July 4, the Institute for Molecular Biology (IMB) will host a Career Day for undergraduates, PhD students and postdocs interested in career options in the life sciences industry. As part of the career fair, TRON project manager Dr. Goran Martic will give a talk on the unique professional requirements posed by translational biopharmaceutical…

Handbook of RNA bioc…
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Mainz, June 10, 2014– In the second edition of the highly acclaimed reference book “Handbook of RNA Biochemistry”,TRON researcher Dr. John Castle addresses methods of transcriptome sequencing by next-generation sequencing.

Mainz doctoral stude…
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Mainz, May 8, 2014– Doctoral Student Lena Kranz has won one of six poster prizes awarded by the Association of Cancer Immunotherapy at its 12th Annual Meeting. Kranz presented work from her research project conducted at the TRON laboratories and won for best poster in the category Therapeutic Vaccination.

TRON presents resear…
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Mainz, May 5, 2014– With more than 15 scientific abstracts and 4 plenary and short talks, TRON scientists present their latest research at the 12th Annual Meeting of the Association for Cancer Immunotherapy (CIMT), May 6-8, 2014 in Mainz, Germany.