Stem Cells & Cancer 2023

September 2023

International Heidelberg Symposium
on Stem Cells and Cancer

From September 10-12, 2023, HI-STEM, German Cancer Research Center and Heidelberg University Hospital

Event Location

German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
Heidelberg, Germany

Event Time

September 10
September 12

About the event

The SCC international symposium focuses on latest highlights concerning the malignant transformation of stem cells in the blood and other organs, as well as new findings concerning the epigenetic regulation of healthy and diseased stem cells.

About the Event

11th International Heidelberg Symposium on Stem Cells and Cancer - SCC2023

September 10-12, 2023
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg


German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)
Im Neuenheimer Feld 280
69120 Heidelberg


Heidelberg Institute for Stem Cell Technology
and Experimental Medicine

Department of Internal Medicine V
University Hospital Heidelberg
German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

Registration and abstract submission

Extended abstract submission for posters and short-talks is now open until August 7 and registration for the SCC symposium and the clinical workshop is free of charge

Expertise, Innovation, Interdisciplinarity

World-renowned cancer research institution with expertise in innovative research, patient care, and technological advancements.

News & Updates

The next SCC international symposium
The SCC2023 is taking place in Heidelberg on September 10-12, 2023
Confirmed speakers
The list of confirmed speakers has been released and already contains some two highlight keynote speakers!
AML clinical workshop
Discuss novel approaches to target leukemic stem cells and to overcome therapy resistance
Impressions from previous years
Five short stories about stem cells and cancer

Confirmed Speakers

Get inspired by the best and brightest minds in Stem Cell & Cancer research at the SCC2023 International Symposium in Heidelberg.

Nicola Aceto

ETH Zurich

Scott Armstrong

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston

Alberto Bardelli

IFOMS ETS-The AIRC Institute of Molecular Oncolgy, Milano

Eduard Batlle

Catalan Institute for Research and Advanced Studies,Barcelona

Lars Bullinger

Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Charité

Nina Cabezas-Wallscheid

MPI of Immunobiology and Epigenetics, Freiburg

John Dick

Molecular Genetics-University of Toronto

Caroline Dive

Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, University of Manchester

Benjamin L. Ebert

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston

Anne-Kathrin Eisfeld

Ohio State University, Columbus

Michaela Frye

German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg

Margaret Goodell

Baylor College of Medicine Houston

Simon Haas

Berlin Institute for Medical Systems Biology / Charité

Anton Henssen

Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Charité

Rene Jackstadt

German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg

Catriona Jamieson

Iniversity of California, San Diego

Jürgen Knoblich

Medizinische Universität Wien

Ross Levine

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center New York

Markus Manz

University Hospital Zurich

Ana Martin-Villalba

German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg

Sean Morrison

University of Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas

Carsten Müller-Tidow

University Hospital Heidelberg

Dan Pollyea

University of Colorado Medicine, Denver

Andreas Trumpp

German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg

Paresh Vyas

University of Oxford

Frank Winkler

University Hospital Heidelberg

AML Clinical Workshop

In this workshop, we are going to discuss the most recent developments in the translation of basic concepts into clinical applications for and treatment of AML.

Join us in Heidelberg for the 11th International Heidelberg Symposium on Stem Cells and Cancer including the AML Clinical Workshop


until abstract submission deadline

Five short stories about stem cells and cancer

10th International Heinrich F.C. Behr-Symposium on Stem Cells and Cancer Organizer: German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ); HI-STEM, University Hospital Heidelberg.

Interviews with Salvador Aznar-Benitah, Margaret Goodell, Benjamin L. Ebert, Carsten Müller-Tidow, Andreas Trumpp



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