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200 “Schoppe” lids for “Gerippte” with our foundation logo

We got to know Mr and Mrs Helfrich not only as supporters and tour guides of the Possmann apple press house in Frankfurt, but also as gifted wood artists. He has burnt the logo of our foundation into precious woods in minute detail, creating 200 unique pieces. Mr Helfrich had …

The Börsenzeitung and the Foundation – United in the fight against childhood cancer

Having become aware of us through the LinkedIn posts and the partner film with Frankfurter Sparkasse, the sales manager of the Börsenzeitung, Mr Andrei Poleacov, did not hesitate for long and offered 4 free full-page advertisements in the Börsenzeitung (as well as the online v…

Scientists from the Dr Petra Joh Research House organise an international conference on resistance in cancer in Canterbury, UK

The emergence of resistance is the main reason for the failure of cancer therapies. For this reason, the Interdisciplinary Laboratory for Paediatric Tumour and Virus Research headed by Prof. Dr. Jindrich Cinatl at the Dr. Petra Joh Research House of the Frankfurt Foundation fo…

Successful biscuit sale by class 6b of the Kreisrealschule Gelnhausen

In a moving campaign, pupils from class 6b at the Kreisrealschule Gelnhausen sold home-baked biscuits and muffins in the school hall before Christmas. For a symbolic price of €1, they raised an impressive total of €200. But what makes this biscuit sale special is the pupils’ d…

Announcement of the Dr. Maresch-Klingelhöffer Research Award 2024

to honor an outstanding scientific publication authored by young researchers (up to 40 years of age) in the field of experimental pediatric oncology and hematology. The award is presented for scientific papers published or accepted for publication in the years from 2022 to 202…

Hessenschau visits the Dr Petra Joh-Research House (incl. video link)

The Hessenschau crew spent a whole day at the foundation’s own Dr Petra Joh Research Centre to take an in-depth look at the topic of cancer in children and young people. The result is a great report that focuses on the uniqueness of the foundation in the fight for better treat…

Working in partnership with our foundation for so many years! (incl. video in German)

We would like to thank Frankfurter Sparkasse for recognising our important research work, for the many years of partnership and for the fantastic video with our board member Uwe Menger. Since our foundation 30 years ago, we have been working intensively with our researchers to…

Guest on rheinmaintv (incl. video link)

Our foundation, represented by Prof Dr Martin Michaelis and board member Uwe Menger, were recently guests in the studios of rheinmaintv. In a lengthy interview, they emphasised the importance of cancer research in children and adolescents. Mr Menger from the perspective of an …


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