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Awardees of John Hansen Research Grant 2020

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Grant for the Study of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation and Cell Therapies of Hematologic Malignancies

DKMS Stiftung Leben Spenden (Foundation for Giving Life) supports international blood cancer research with almost one million euros by awarding the John Hansen Research Grant. This year DKMS Stiftung Leben Spenden congratulates the scholarship holders Cynthia Perez, PhD from CHUV / Centre hospitalier universitaire vaudois, Andrea Schmidts from Massachusetts General Hospital, Mirjam Belderbos from Prinses Máxima Centrum voor kinderoncologie and Youli Ktena from The Johns Hopkins University. “Their innovative and progressive research approaches are important contributions to blood cancer research and for patients around the world. We think it’s important to support them. It’s a matter very close to our hearts,” says Marcel van den Brink, Chairman of the DKMS Stiftung Leben Spenden. The John Hansen Research Grant supports promising research projects in the field of hematological malignancies cell therapy that aim to improve blood cancer patients’ chances of survival and cure. Next call for applications starts 1 August 2020.