At the top of the world with personalized cancer immunotherapy

Official foundation ceremony of HI-TRON Mainz

Mainz, February 14, 2019 – The new Helmholtz Institute for Translational Oncology (HI-TRON Mainz) is to become one of the world’s leading centers for personalized cancer immunotherapy. This is the ambitious goal of the cooperation partners German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) and the Research Institute Translational Oncology (TRON gGmbH) at the University Medical Center of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz. The ceremony for the official foundation of HI-TRON Mainz was also attended by the Prime Minister of Rhineland-Palatinate, Malu Dreyer.

Photo legend: l.t.r., front: Georg Krausch, Gutenberg Universität Mainz, Christian Elsner, Universitätsmedizin (UM) Mainz, Marion Hahn, UM Mainz, Norbert Pfeiffer, UM Mainz, Ministerpräsidentin Malu Dreyer, Konrad Wolf, Wissenschaftsminister Rheinland-Pfalz, Ugur Sahin, TRON. Back: Michael Föhlings, TRON, Dirk Heinz, Helmholtz, Josef Puchta, DKFZ, Veronika von Messling, BMBF, Michael Baumann, DKFZ, Ulrich Förstermann, UM Mainz, Stephan Grabbe, UM Mainz, Christoph Huber, formerly UM Mainz
Source: Jürgen Arlt/DKFZ

More about this historic event in our official press release.