Scientific news from 2019 John Hansen Research Grant awardee Dr. Katarina Riesner
Every year, DKMS Stiftung Leben Spenden (Foundation for Giving Life) invites young scientist from all over the world to apply for the John Hansen Research Grant. In 2019, Dr. Katarina Riesner was one of the awardees. The Berlin-based scientist impressed the jury with her main goals in reducing the severity of graft-versus-host disease (GvHD), the major complication of an allogeneic blood stem cell transplant. First results of her experiments make the scientist very hopeful.
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