German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
The German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) is the largest biomedical research institute in Germany and a member of the Helmholtz Association of National Research Centers.
Its main aim is to perform research into all forms of cancer, by developing novel approaches to make tumour diagnosis more precise and treatment of cancer patients more successful.
Ute Mons, MA, PhD, studied Sociology and Economics at the University of Heidelberg, and holds a PhD in Epidemiology. She has been working as a researcher at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) since 2007, and is head of the Cancer Prevention Unit since September 2016. Ute Mons is PI of the ITC Germany project.
Sarah Kahnert, Dipl.-Biol., studied Biology at the University of Heidelberg. Since the year 2009, she has been working as a research fellow with focus on tobacco control at the Cancer Prevention Unit of the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ).