CCRI has always acted upon the maxim “from bench to bedside” to directly implement scientific results for the benefit of the patient.
An individual can achieve a lot, but real breakthroughs in the fight against cancer can be achieved only by teams, the more multidisciplinary the better.
30 years of research have led to an increase in the chances of cure for childhood leukaemia of up to 90 %.

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Read more about the wide range of outstanding work undertaken by our scientists and visit our core facilities section for information about the support and external services provided by CCRI.

Jobs / Education

If you are interested to join CCRI we invite you to regularly visit our career section and check the job openings currently available at CCRI.


News: Assoc. -Prof. Kaan Boztug, MD, is new scientific director at CCRI


Research Groups

Find out more about the individual principal investigators that lead the scientific staff of CCRI and their respective research focuses.

Core Facilities

The CCRI offers three main Core Units to support its researchers and to provide external services: FACS Core Unit, Bioinformatics Core Unit and Quality Management.

Collaborative Projects

The CCRI has successfully managed to establish a wide network consisting of national and international partners collaborating with our scientists and clinicians at the St. Anna Children’s hospital.


In this section you can find CCRI´s annual list of publications in international peer reviewed scientific journals.

Supportive Voices

The achievements St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute has made are tremendous. However, the struggle against cancer has yet to be won. I am convinced that the institute’s staff will continue on the path that has been set out with determination and commitment. I wish them every success! Em. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Helmut Gadner, Founding Father

As a citizen of this country I would like to give my heartfelt thanks to all those who have helped to establish and grow St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute over the years and wish them every success in the future. Dr. Heinz Fischer, President of Austria (ret.)

Curative treatments can only come about as a result of successful research work, such as the work done by St. Anna Children’s Cancer Research Institute. I am delighted to have such a facility, which is held in the greatest respect not only by renowned medical congresses throughout the world, as a part of our city. Dr. Michael Ludwig, Mayor and Governor of Vienna
Source: Anniversary Publication 30 Years St. Anna Children´s Cancer Research Institute


New publication on immundeficiency caused by IL-6-receptor mutations
New publication on immundeficiency caused by IL-6-receptor mutations
Loss of the interleukin-6 receptor causes immunodeficiency, atopy, and abnormal inflammatory responses Thaventhiran, J., Spencer, S., Kostel Bal, S., Egner, W., Lango Allen, H., Syed,…
Recognition for research into rare congenital immune defence disorders.
Recognition for research into rare congenital immune defence disorders.
Two prizes awarded for the first time by the Johann Wilhelm Ritter von Mannagetta Foundation go to the physicians Kaan Boztug and Elisabeth Salzer. (f.l.t.r):…

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