Here you will find MSSO's latest news and stories, interesting events as well as recent publications generated by our fellows.



Paul-Mellin Memorial Prize for Eduard Below

April, 11th -12th, Bonn

Eduard Below, who is an MSSO MD research fellow in Bonn, receives the Paul-Mellin Memorial Prize of the Nordrhein-Westfälischen Gesellschaft für Urologie e.V. for his experimental research on “Enfortumab Vedotin Induces a Drug-Tolerant Persistant Urothelial Cancer Cell State Which Can Be Targeted via BCL-XL Inhibition”. The prize is awarded annually to the best of the so-called free lectures at the society's annual congress and is granted with 5,000 euros.


Paper by Lydia Meder and Charlotte Orschel out now!

May 22nd 2024, Cologne


Paper on "Blocking the angiopoietin-2–dependent integrin β-1 signaling axis abrogates small cell lung cancer invasion and metastasis" by MSSO fellows Lydia Meder and Charlotte Orschel has now been published. Both contributed equally to this work as first authors - remarkable: C. Orschel as MD-student. Christoph Otto and Johannes Brägelmann als contributed to this work. 


Paper by Jan-Michel Heger, Yannik d’Hargues & Ruth Flümann.

36. Deutscher Krebskongress 21.02. - 24.02.2024

The 36th German Cancer Congress (Deutscher Krebskongress - DKK) 2024 centers around the motto "Fortschritt gemeinsam gestalten". From February 21 to 24, 2024, the DKK will be hosted by the German Cancer Society (Deutsche Krebsgesellschaft) and the German Cancer Aid (Stiftung Deutsche Krebshilfe) in Berlin.

Two of our Fellows will also contribute to the DKK program: Dr. Anne Fröhlich and Dr. Friederike Hoffmann will give a talk at the MSNZ-session (Mildred-Scheel-Nachwuchszentren). 

All information available at 36. Deutscher Krebskongress 2024 

CIO - MSSO ABCD Science Day

September 7th 2023, Cologne 



10th International Mildred Scheel Cancer Conference in Bonn

June 14th and 15th 2023, Bonn, Germany

The German Cancer Aid (Deutsche Krebshilfe) is organizing the 10th International Mildred Scheel Cancer Conference, which will take place on June 14-15, 2023 in Bonn, Germany.

1st Joint MSNZ Symposium in Würzburg

February 7th-8th 2023, Würzburg

Together with the spokesperson of our network, Christian Brandts, and on behalf of the "Deutsche Krebshilfe" (German Cancer Aid) we invite you to join us for the 1st Joint MSNZ Symposium. The symposium aims to further strengthen the cooperation and networking between our five Mildred Scheel Early Career Centres (MSNZ) and at the same time gives a first glimpse of the achievements of this initiative in the initial years of funding.