Coordinated by Maria Sibilia, Univ. Prof. Dr., Head
Main research area: Investigation of the basic mechanisms leading to tumor development with particular emphasis on molecular cancer epidemiology, cancer cell signaling and therapy, mutagenesis, tumor-stroma interactions and the impact of inflammation on tumorigenesis.
Coordinated by Walter Berger, Univ. Prof. Dr.
Main research area: Development and evaluation of novel anticancer compounds and/or therapy targets based on the precise elucidation of molecular factors underlying cancer development and progression. Elaboration of strategies to avoid therapy resistance against classical chemotherapy and novel targeted anticancer compounds.
Coordinated by Gergely Szakacs, Univ. Prof. Dr.
Main research area: Prevention of undesirable effects of chemicals and diagosis/therapy of intoxications.
Coordinated by Wolfgang Mikulits, A.o. Univ. Prof.
Main research area: How do tumor cells manage to invade in surrounding tissue and blood circulation to form metastases.