Portrait von Dr. sc. hum. Dominique Scherer
Dr. sc. hum. Dominique Scherer

Wiss. Mitarbeiterin (Medizinische Biometrie)


Pharmacogenetics in primary, secondary and tertiary cancer prevention; Personalized cancer prevention and treatment using genetic biomarkers; Effect of inflammation on cancer susceptibility and prognosis

06221 56-7302
06221 56-4195

Statistical Genetics Research Projects

Ärztlicher / Beruflicher Werdegang

seit 2015

Postdoctoral Fellow Statistical Genetics Group
Institute of Medical Biometry
University of Heidelberg, Germany

2011 – 2015

Postdoctoral Fellow and Deputy Group Leader
Molecular Epidemiology Group, Division of Preventive Oncology
National Center for Tumor Diseases, Heidelberg, Germany

2010 – 2011

Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Genetics
Stanford University, USA

2009 – 2010

Postdoctoral Fellow
Division of Molecular Genetic Epidemiology at the German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, Germany
in collaboration with the Clinic of Dermatology, Würzburg, Germany

2006 – 2009

PhD in Molecular Genetic Epidemiology
German Cancer Research Center/Ruprecht Karls University Heidelberg Medical Faculty, Germany


Diploma in Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Pharmacology
Ruprecht Karls University, Heidelberg, Germany

Research Projects

H2020 Research Project ‘Establishment and Exploitation of a European-Latin American Research Consortium towards Eradication of Preventable Gallbladder Cancer’

ERA-NET on Translational Cancer Research “A randomized, 2x2 biomarker prevention trial of low-dose aspirin and metformin in colon cancer patients.”