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Our science and research work

DKMS is the world’s leading stem cell donor centre, highly involved in the medical science to eradicate blood cancer.

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Innovative research and new scientific approaches can often be the decisive factor in the fight against blood cancer.

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Science and research at DKMS: fighting blood cancer on all levels
Innovative research and new scientific approaches are key in the treatment of blood cancer.
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John A. Hansen, who gave the grants their name, was an outstanding oncologist and excellent immunogeneticist. Hansen died on 31 July 2019 at the age of 76.
John Hansen Research Grant
Our support for young medical and scientific talent is a critical investment in the future.
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Mechtild Harf
Mechtild Harf Science Award
Recognising the outstanding scientific work and research of physicians.
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Our research and our donor matching process
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