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Tumorzentrum Freiburg - CCCF

Prof. Dr. med. Christoph Peters


Institute of Molecular Medicine and Cell Research (IMMZ)
University of Freiburg
Stefan-Meier-Straße 17
D-79104 Freiburg
Tel: +49 (761) 203 9600/9601


Current Positions:

  • Director, Institute of Molecular Medicine and Cell Research
  • Scientific Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center Freiburg (CCCF), Universitätsklinikum Freiburg
  • Site Coordinator Freiburg, German Cancer Consortium (DKTK)
  • Member executive committee DKTK
  • Coordinator of CRC 850

Research Focus:

Cancer Invasion and Metastasis: CRC 850

  • Project B7 – Impact of Cancer- and Stroma-Cell Derived Endosomal/Lysosomal Proteases on Invasion and Metastasis of Mammary Cancer (Reinheckel, Peters)
  • Project Z1 – Clinical validation and bioinformatics (Working Group Busch / Börries)

BIOSS Area B: Supra-cellular Signaling Pathways

  • Biological Signaling Studies - from Analysis to Synthesis: Microenvironment remodeling by the degradome of breast cancer stem cells
  • Identification of kinases driving the metastatic behaviour of breast cancer

DKTK Reseach Topics:

  • Targeting the tumor microenvironment for inhibition of cancer invasion and metastasis
  • Novel tools for dissection of oncogenic pathways

DKTK Research Platforms:

  • School of Oncology
  • Preclinical Models

Working Group Members DKTK:

Dr. Tilman Brummer (Signal Transduction in Tumorgenesis and Treatment Resistance)
Dr. Dr. Melanie Börries, Dr. Hauke Busch (System Biology of Cellular Microenvironment)


Site Coordinator Freiburg

Prof.Dr. Christoph Peters
Tumorzentrum Freiburg CCCF
Phone: +49-761-270-71500
Hugstetter Str. 55
79106 Freiburg


Institute of Molecular Medicine and Cell Research
University of Freiburg
Stefan-Meier-Str. 17
79104 Freiburg
Phone: +49-761-203-9600/9601

Administrative Site Coordination

Dr. Anja Hernández
Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ)
Im Neuheimer Feld 280
69120 Heidelberg
+49 (0)761 270 22810