University Hospital Heidelberg

Heidelberg, Germany

Diagnostics of neuroblastoma (ganglioneyroblastoma) (program ID: 211639)

Andreas Kulozik

Prof. Dr. med.

Andreas Kulozik

Department of Pediatric Oncology, Hematology, and Immunology at the Center for Child and Adolescent Medicine

Specialized in: hematology, oncology

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  • 1978 - 1984 Studium der Humanmedizin an den Universitäten Münster und Glasgow
  • 1984 Approbation als Arzt
  • 1985 Promotion zum Dr. med. an der Universität Münster
  • 1987 Promotion zum Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) an der MRC Molecular Haematology Unit, University of Oxford, UK
  • 1987 - 1993 Weiterbildung zum Gebietsarzt für Kinderheilkunde an der Universitäts-Kinderklinik Ulm
  • 1993 Habilitation und Venia legendi für das Fach Kinderheilkunde
  • 1994 - 1996 Oberarzt an der Kinderklinik der Charité in Berlin
  • 1996 - 2001 Universitätsprofessor für Kinderheilkunde an der Charité in Berlin und Funktion des stellvertretenden Abteilungsleiters in der Allgemeinen Pädiatrie
  • Seit 12/2001 Ärztlicher Direktor der Klinik der Kinderheilkunde III der Universität Heidelberg
  • Seit 02/2002 Co-Direktor der Molecular Medicine Partnership Unit MMPU

Klinischen Qualifikationen

  • Facharzt für Kinderheilkunde und Jugendmedzin
  • Schwerpunkt Pädiatrische Hämatologie und Onkologie
  • Pädiatrische Intensivmedizin
  • Pädiatrische Pneumologie

Wissenschaftliche Preise und Auszeichnungen

  • 1987 British Society for Haematology Young Investigator Prize
  • 1993 Adalbert-Czerny-Preis der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Kinderheilkunde
  • 1994 Universität Ulm Merckle-Forschungspreis 
  • 2005 Gewähltes Mitglied der European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO)
  • 2007 Manfred Lautenschläger Opens external link in new windowForschungspreis
  • 2011 Gewähltes Mitglied der Nationalen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Opens external link in new windowLeopodina
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The department of oncology, hematology, immunology and pulmonology (department of pediatrics III) is a part of the Center for Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, which is one of the largest centers in Germany in the field of pediatrics. The team of specialists of the department provides medical care to about 100 children and adolescents every year. The department under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Andreas Kulozik focuses on the treatment of children and adolescents with cancers, diseases of blood and immune system as well as severe lung diseases.

The department of pediatrics III consists of two functional fields: unit of pediatric oncology, hematology and immunology, providing treatment of leukemias and lymphomas, solid tumors, malignant blood diseases, blood clotting disorders and congenital immunodeficiency and the unit of pediatric pulmonology, allergology with the Cystic Fibrosis Center. The last one deals with the treatment of patients with severe lung diseases, such as cystic fibrosis and allergic diseases.

The department of pediatrics III offers a wide range of treatment programs for little patients, including conventional treatment methods by means of chemotherapy, stem cell and bone marrow transplant, radiotherapy and specialized pediatric surgery.

The main focuses of the unit of pediatric oncology, hematology, immunology of the department of pediatrics III under the direction of Prof. Dr. med. Andreas Kulozik are:

  • Section for pediatric brain tumors
  • Counseling service on anemia
  • Pediatric stem cell transplant center
  • Pediatric hematology laboratory
  • OSCAR – method for osteosarcoma treatment 

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • history taking
  • general clinical examination
  • repeat biopsy if indicated
  • general blood analysis
  • blood chemistry
  • tumor markers, including n-myc
  • needle aspiration biopsy in indication
  • CT / MRI of the abdomen and retriperitoneum
  • abdominal and retroperitoneal ultrasound
  • bone marrow biopsnursing staff services
  • elaboration of individual treatment plan
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