As a program of excellence the MSSO ABCD, within the cancer center CIO (Centrum für Integrierte Onkologie), our Research Groups are located at the University Hospitals of Aachen, Bonn,the Cologne University Hospital and University Hospital of Düsseldorf as well as the Universities of Aachen, Bonn, Cologne and Düsseldorf . Excellence Cluster such as Immunosensation 2 and the Cluster of Excellence -Cellular Stress Responses in Aging-Associated Diseases (CECAD) as well as the Center for Molecular Medicine Cologne (CMMC) are part of it and we are still growing.
We merge approaches in tumor genomics, tumor immunology, computational genomics and drug development. MSSO PIs are internationally recognized scientists passionate about truly cross-disciplinary research. Close links between the research groups foster interdisciplinary collaboration and promote the development of novel research approaches.