Mainz doctoral student wins CIMT Poster Award

Mainz, Germany, 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. Her abstract and poster titled “Characterization of the IFNα response upon systemic administration of targeted mRNA vaccine delivery” was chosen by independent jury members Dr. Willem Overwijk of MD Anderson Cancer Center and Dr. Markus Radsak of Mainz University Medical Center.

Each year at its annual meeting, CIMT offers awards to young investigators with outstanding scientific poster presentations.

Mainz doctoral student wins CIMT Poster Award

Lena Kranz with the head of the CIMT Management Board, Dr. Cedrik Britten.