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University Medical Center Groningen

Cancer Research Center Groningen


The Cancer Research Center Groningen (CRCG) was founded in 2012 as an independent research institute of the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG). Four key research programs have been established:

- 'Damage and Repair in Cancer Development and Cancer Treatment' (DARE)
- 'Guided Treatment in optimal Selected cancer patientsTranslational and Clinical research in Oncology' (GUTS)
- 'Stem cells, Aging, Leukemia and Lymphoma' (SALL)
- 'TARgeted Gynaecologic Oncology' (TARGON)

These four research programs are supported by 60 PI's and 139 PhD or MD/PhD students who participate in the UMCG’s Graduate School of Medical Sciences (GSMS). The various programs are characterized by a strong interaction between basic and translational research programs, as shown by joint research meetings and projects.

prof. E. Vellenga
prof. E. Vellenga

Staff Office CRCG
prof. E. (Edo) Vellenga, director
M.H.W. (Michiel) Hooiveld, PhD, research coordinator
Ms. E.T. (Evelyn) Kuiper-Drenth, secretary

Visiting address
Ant. Deusinglaan 1, Building 3217 ('de Brug'), Room 7.21
9713 AV Groningen
The Netherlands
Phone: +31 50 363 4734

Additional information
Cancer Research Center Groningen
UMC Groningen Cancer Center

Last modified:21 October 2014 4.57 p.m.