NCT Heidelberg

Directorate of NCT Heidelberg

The NCT Directorate Heidelberg runs the NCT Heidelberg and is responsible for the development and implementation of the strategic and operational measures. It consists of seven representatives of the research focuses at the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), the medical directors from the departments of Surgery, Hematological Oncology, Medical Oncology, Neurooncology, Pathology and Radiation Oncology at the Heidelberg University Hospital (UKHD) as well as representatives of the Thoraxklinik Heidelberg.

The Managing Directorate of the NCT Heidelberg consists of four managing directors.

Prof. Dr. Dr. Jürgen Debus

Managing Director NCT Heidelberg

Medical Director: Department of Radiation Oncology and Radiation Therapy,
Director: Heidelberg Ion Beam Therapy Center (HIT), Heidelberg University Hospital (UKHD)

Prof. Dr. Stefan Fröhling

Managing Director NCT Heidelberg

Head of Division: Translational Medical Oncology, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

Prof. Dr. Dirk Jäger

Managing Director NCT Heidelberg

Medical Director: Department of Medical Oncology, Heidelberg University Hospital (UKHD)
Head: CCU Applied Tumor-Immunity, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

Prof. Dr. Peter Lichter

Managing Director NCT Heidelberg

Head of Division: Molecular Genetics, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)





Dr. Christoph Stein-Thöringer

Microbiome and Cancer,
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

Prof. Dr. Hermann Brenner

Head: Division of Clinical Epidemiology and Aging Research,
Head (interim): Division of Preventive Oncology, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

Prof. Dr. Markus W. Büchler

Medical Director: Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Heidelberg University Hospital

Prof. Dr. Carsten Müller-Tidow

Medical Director: Department of Hematology, Oncology and Rheumatology, Heidelberg University Hospital

Prof. Dr. Hans-Reimer Rodewald

Head: Division of Cellular Immunology, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

Prof. Dr. Peter Schirmacher

Medical Director: General Pathology and Pathologic Anatomy, Heidelberg University Hospital

Prof. Dr. Dipl.-Phys. Heinz-Peter Schlemmer

Head: Division of Radiology,
Coordinator: Research Program Imaging and Radiooncology, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

Prof. Dr. Michael Thomas

Chief Physician: Department of Oncology of Thoracic Tumors, Thoraxklinik-Heidelberg at Heidelberg University Hospital

Prof. Dr. Andreas Trumpp

Head: Division of Stem Cells and Cancer,
Coordinator: Research Program Cell Biology and Tumor Biology, German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wick

Medical Director: Department of Neurology and Polyclinic, Heidelberg University Hospital