Learn about cancer immunotherapy at Mainz Science Fair

Mainz, September 03, 2014 – On September 14, TRON researcher Dr. Sebastian Kreiter will explain cancer immunotherapy in a 20-minute presentation aimed at the general public. Dr. Kreiter will speak as part of the Mainz Science Fair in downtown Mainz. On two days, 300 scientists from more than 35 research institutes will present their work, scientific mission, and latest projects with public lectures, hands-on activities and interactive games.

The TRON presentation will give an overview of the field of cancer immunotherapy. The audience will learn about how a patient’s immune system may be harnessed to fight cancer. Dr. Kreiter will also give an overview of the many research projects at TRON and at the University Medical Center that are designed to establish cancer immunotherapy as an additional cancer treatment option.

Dr. med. Sebastian Kreiter is the head of the Immunotherapy Development Center at TRON. He is a hematologist specialized in the research and development of therapeutic cancer vaccines.

The Mainz Science Fair is organized by the Mainz Research Alliance, of which TRON is a member, and the city of Mainz.

September 14, 12:00
at “WiMa Lab” (Mainz Science Fair Lab Tent), Gutenbergplatz Mainz
“Krebsimmuntherapie– Chancen und Herausforderungen”
with Dr. med. Sebastian Kreiter, TRON

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