Professor, Dr. Klaus Pantel is the Director of Institute of Tumor Biology, Full Professor (C4) of Medicine, University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE), University of Hamburg, Germany and Member of the Executive Board of the University Cancer Center Hamburg – Hubertus Wald Tumor Center, as well as the Director of the new Institute of Tumor Biology, Full Professor (C4) of Medicine, University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE), University of Hamburg, Germany. He is an author of more than 450 publications in cancer research journal.
He won the 2011 Award of the Breast Cancer Survivor Group “mamazone”, Augsburg, Germany. In 2010 he was awarded the AACR Outstanding Investigator Award for Breast Cancer Research and in 2011, the ERC (European Research Council) Advanced Investigators Grant. He has also been awarded the German Cancer Award in 2010 (Translational Area), from the German Cancer Society.
He is the scientific coordinator of the following ongoing projects:
EU Innovative Medicines Joint Undertaking (IMI JU) Call “Cancer treatment and monitoring through identification of circulating tumour cells and tumour related nucleic acids in blood”, 37 European partners
TRANSCAN-2 ERA-Net PROLIPSY 06/2018 – 05/2021, EU/BMBF (Federal Ministry of Education and Research) “Early Detection of Prostate Cancer by Liqued Biopsies”, 5 European partners
ELBA – European Liquid Biopsies Academy – Marie-Skłodowska Curie Innovative Training Network (ITN) (Pantel vice scientific coordinatior), 02/2018 – 03/2022 – At the Institute of Tumor Biology, 2 Early Stage
Previously he was scientific coordinator of the TRANSCAN ERA-Network CTC-SCAN 06/2013 – 05/2016, 36 calendar months,. EU/BMBF (Federal Ministry of Education and Research), “Circulating Tumor Cells as Biomarker for Minimal Residual Disease in Prostate Cancer”, 6 European partners.