Current Nationally Funded Projects

FFG (Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft)

Verfahren zur hochautomatisierten Bewertung und Klassifikation von Zellen in Gewebeschnitten anhand räumlicher Markerprofile (TisQuant)
CCRI partner: Peter Ambros
Coordinator: Julian Mattes (Software Competence Center Hagenberg GmbH, Austria)
Grant from the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG), COIN, ERA-SME 13th Call
N°: 844198 | Duration: 01/06/2014 to 31/05/2017

Single molecule array platform for sensitive diagnostics (SmardScout)
CCRI partner: Thomas Lion
Coordinator: Jan Hesse (Center for Advanced Bioanalysis GmbH, Linz, Austria)
Grant from the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG), Research Studios Austria, 4th Call
N°: 844738 | Duration: 01/09/2014 to 31/08/2018

Directed in vitro Differentiation of Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells towards the B lymphoid Lineage (B-different)
CCRI coordinator: Klaus Fortschegger
Grant from the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG), Call Bridge (Brückenschlagprogramm)
N°: 843456 | Duration: 01/06/2014 to 31/05/2017

Integrating entertainment and reaction assessment into child cancer therapy (INTERACCT)
CCRI/St Anna Spital partner: Anita Lawitschka
Coordinator: Helmut Hlavacs (University of Vienna, Austria)
Grant from the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG), Call Bridge (Brückenschlagprogramm)
N°: 838594 | Duration: 01/05/2013 to 30/04/2016

Prä-klinische Entwicklung einer Off-the-Shelf individualisierten Krebsimmuntherapie (IN SITU DC-CIT)
CCRI partner: Alexander Dohnal
Coordinator: Wolfgang Schöfberger (University of Linz, Austria)
Grant from the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG), Call Bridge (Brückenschlagprogramm)
N°: 836532 | Duration: 01/10/2012 to 30/09/2016

Translational research in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia (TRANSCALL)
CCRI partners: Renate Panzer-Grümayer, Oskar A. Haas and Sabine Strehl
Coordinator: Martin Stanulla (University Hospital Schleswig Holstein, Germany)
Grant from the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), ERA-NET call TRANSCAN
N°: 1226-B19 | Duration: 01/07/2013 to 30/06/2016

PROspective VAlidation of Biomarkers in Ewing Sarcoma for personalised translational medicine (PROVABES)
CCRI partner: Heinrich Kovar
Coordinator: Uta Dirksen (University Hospital Münster, Germany)
Grant from the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), ERA-NET call TRANSCAN
N°: 1225-B19 | Duration: 01/04/2013 to 31/03/2016

Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
CCRI partner: Thomas Lion
Coordinator: Peter Valent (Medical University of Vienna, Austria)
Grant from the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), Special Research Programme (SFB)
N°: F4705-B20 | Duration: 01/01/2013 to 31/12/2016

The role of microRNAs in the EWS-FLI1 gene regulatory network of Ewing´s sarcoma
CCRI responsible principal investigator: Heinrich Kovar
Grant from the Austrian Science Fund (FWF), Stand-Alone program
N°: P24708-B21 | Duration: 01/08/2012 to 31/01/2016

Virus-specific immunotherapy (VISIT)
Labdia/CCRI: coordinator René Geyeregger (Labdia), partner: Matthes-Leodolter (CCRI)
Grant from the Wirtschaftsagentur Wien, Call Life Sciences 2014
N°: 1207846 | Duration: 01/04/2015 to 31/03/2018

Automated MRD-assessment in AML (flowCLUSTER)
Labdia coordinator: Michael Dworzak
Grant from the Wirtschaftsagentur Wien, Call Life Sciences 2014
N°: 1207843 | Duration: 01/03/2015 to 28/02/2017

Development of an epigenetic biomarker for risk stratification in localized Ewing sarcoma
CCRI responsible principal investigator: Eleni Tomazou
Grant from the Austrian National Bank (OeNB), Jubiläumsfonds
N°: 15714 | Duration: 01/01/2014 to 31/12/2015

Current Internationally Funded Projects

Expert Paediatric Oncology Reference Network for Diagnostics and Treatment (ExPO-r-Net)
Coordinator: Ruth Ladenstein (CCRI)
Grant from the European Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA)
N°: 20131207 | Duration: 01/03/2014 to 28/02/2017

Optimized Diagnostics for Improved Treatment Stratification in Invasive Fungal Diseases (FUNGITECT)
Coordinator: Thomas Lion (CCRI/Labdia)
European Commission Grant - FP7 Cooperation Project
N°: 278514 | Duration: 01/02/2014 to 31/01/2018

Automation of Flow Cytometric Analysis for Quality-Assured Follow-up Assessment to Guide Curative Therapy for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia in Children (AutoFLOW)
Labdia/CCRI partner: Michael Dworzak
Coordinator: Martin Kampel (Technical University of Vienna, Austria)
European Commission Grant - FP7 Industry-Academia Partnerships and Pathways (Marie Curie Actions)
N°: 610872 | Duration: 01/02/2014 to 31/01/2018

Molecular Mechanisms of Human Fungal Pathogen Host Interaction (ImResFun)
CCRI partner: Thomas Lion
Coordinator: Karl Kuchler (Medical University of Vienna, Austria)
European Commission Grant - FP7 Initial Training Network (Marie Curie Actions)
N°: 606786 | Duration: 01/10/2013 to 30/09/2017

EURO EWING Consortium – International Clinical Trials to Improve Survival from Ewing Sarcoma (EEC)
CCRI partner: Heinrich Kovar
Coordinator: Jeremy Whelan (University College London, UK)
European Commission Grant - FP7 Cooperation Project
N°: 602856 | Duration: 01/09/2013 to 31/08/2018

Targeted Modulation of Immune-System Responses in Cell Therapies (MODICELL)
Coordinator: Originally Andreas Heitger (✝5 May 2014), presently Wolfgang Holter
European Commission Grant - FP7 Industry-Academia Partnerships and Pathways (Marie Curie Actions)
N°: 285875 | Duration: 01/01/2013 to 31/12/2016

International study for treatment of childhood relapsed ALL 2010 (IntReALL)
CCRI partners: Georg Mann, Andishe Attarbaschi and Ruth Ladenstein
Coordinator: Jeremy Whelan (University College London, UK)
European Commission Grant - FP7 Cooperation Project
N°: 278514 | Duration: 01/10/2011 to 31/09/2016

PanCare Childhood and Adolescent Cancer Survivor Care and Follow-up Studies (PanCareSurFup)
CCRI/St Anna Spital partners: Eva Frey
Coordinator: Lars Hjorth (Lund University, Sweden)
European Commission Grant - FP7 Cooperation Project
N°: 257505 | Duration: 01/02/2011 to 31/01/2016

European Network for Cancer Research in Children and Adolescents (ENCCA)
CCRI partners: Ruth Ladenstein, Peter Ambros, Michael Dworzak and Heinrich Kovar
Coordinator: Ruth Ladenstein (CCRI)
European Commission Grant - FP7 Network of Excellence
N°: 261474 | Duration: 01/01/2011 to 31/12/2014

Analysing and Striking the Sensitivities of Embryonal Tumours (ASSET)
CCRI partner: Heinrich Kovar
Coordinator: Walter Koch (University College Dublin, Ireland)
European Commission Grant - FP7 Cooperation Project
N°: 259348 | Duration: 01/11/2010 to 31/10/2015