Ulrike Heger worked in our laboratory from November 2010 to February 2012 as a visiting post-doctoral research associate.
She is currently working as a surgeon at the Dept. of General and Transplantation Surgery of the University of Heidelberg, Germany. Her research focuses on subgroups of cancer initiating cells as well as neoadjuvant treatment in gastrointestinal carcinomas.
Specific interests include clinical studies in upper GI cancer as well as the identification of markers predictive of response to neoadjuvant therapy and relapse.