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Genome analysis of brain tumors showing the way to new treatment strategies
Date:7/26/2012

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International collaboration to analyze tumor genomes

The International Cancer Genome Consortium (ICGC), a network of scientists from currently 14 countries, aims to obtain a comprehensive description of genomic and epigenomic changes in all relevant cancers. Germany participates with the PedBrain Tumor project to analyze pediatric brain tumors (medulloblastoma, which in Germany affects approximately 100 children each year; and pilocytic astrocytoma, which is diagnosed in about 200 children each year). As part of the PedBrain Tumor project, 300 tumor samples of each tumor type will be analyzed, along with the same number of healthy samples from the same patients in order to identify changes that are cancer-specific.

The PedBrain Tumor network consists of researchers from seven institutes led by project coordinator Peter Lichter of DKFZ. Alongside DKFZ, participating project partners in Heidelberg are: the National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT), Heidelberg University and the University Hospital, and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL). In addition, scientists from Dsseldorf University Hospital and the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics in Berlin have taken on tasks within the network project.

PedBrain Tumor was supported by the German Cancer Aid (Deutsche Krebshilfe) with funds of eight million euros and has been funded by the Federal Ministy of Education and Research (BMBF) since 1 July 2012 with another seven million euros.

Furthermore, the PedBrain researchers from DKFZ have contributed results of their medulloblastoma analyses to another two publications in the current issue of Nature. Besides the PedBrain Tumor network, scientists from DKFZ are collaborating in the genome analysis of early prostate cancer (coordination: DKFZ and University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf) and B cell lymphomas (coordination: University of Kiel).


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Contact: Dr. Sibylle Kohlstdt
s.kohlstaedt@dkfz.de
Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres
Source:Eurekalert

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