Cancer Research Prize for Christian Kowol and Petra Heffeter


Dr. Christian Kowol (Institute of Inorganic Chemistry) and Dr. Petra Heffeter (Insitute of Cancer Research, Medical University Vienna) were awared the Förderpreis des Fonds der Stadt Wien für innovative interdisziplinäre Krebsforschung.

They received the prize for their publication  „Tumorspezifische, Hypoxie-basierte Aktivierung von EGFR-Inhibitoren/Tumor-Targeting of EGFR Inhibitors by Hypoxia-Mediated Activation“ in the journal „Angewandte Chemie“, developing a new stragey for the reduction of the often grave side effects of an important class of modern of cancer therapeuthics (tyrosine kinase inhibitors).