Professor Cornelia Ulrich
has been Director of the Department of Preventive Oncology since September 2009 and is Head of the interdisciplinary Department of Preventive Oncology at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ). Dr. Ulrich has authored more than 220 publications (as of September 2013) and is an elected member to the Euopean Academy of Cancer Sciences. She serves on many national and international advisory boards, committees, and editorial boards. She has served as organizer of several international conferences, including the American Association of Cancer Research, is a member of international committees and grant review panels and is currently leading several multi-institutional grants and consortia from the NIH.
At NCT in addition to her Department`s own research, she coordinates the Cancer Prevention, Control and Outcomes Area. Her goal is to promote new interdisciplinary research on primary, secondary (i.e. early detection) and tertiary (i.e. prognosis) cancer prevention, by facilitating and funding interactions between the researchers in this program area and the NCT clinical and basic research groups. Cornelia Ulrich oversees the NCT cancer prevention programs, the exercise and cancer program for NCT patients, the NCT BioMaterial Bank and NCT Development activities.