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Cora Hedrich
Dr. Cora Hedrich

Comprehensive Cancer Center, Comprehensive Center for Pediatrics, Department of Neurosurgery, Department of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine (Division of Neonatology, Intensive Care Medicine and Neuropediatrics)
Position: Doctor-in-training


Neurooncology; Pediatrics

Research group(s)

  • intraoperative MRI
    Head: Gilbert Hangel
    Research Area: Development, optimisation and application of advanced MRI methods (morphological, functional, metabolic) for intraoperative MRI devices
  • Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
    Research Area: - Precision oncology for pediatric CNS tumors - Development of innovative tumor models for pediatric CNS tumors - Identification of novel targets and therapies for pediatric CNS tumors - Discovery and translational application of biomarkers with focus on liquid biopsy

Selected publications

  1. Hedrich, C. et al. (2023) ‘Placement of EVD in pediatric posterior fossa tumors: safe and efficient or old-fashioned? The Vienna experience’, Child’s Nervous System, 39(8), pp. 2079–2086. Available at:
  2. Stepien, N. et al. (2023) ‘Proof-of-Concept for Liquid Biopsy Disease Monitoring of MYC-Amplified Group 3 Medulloblastoma by Droplet Digital PCR’, Cancers, 15(9), p. 2525. Available at:
  3. Slavc, I. et al. (2022) ‘Improved Long-Term Survival of Patients with Recurrent Medulloblastoma Treated with a “MEMMAT-like” Metronomic Antiangiogenic Approach’, Cancers, 14(20), p. 5128. Available at:
  4. Winter, F. et al. (2022) ‘Pushing the Limits of the Prone Position in the Intraoperative Magnetic Resonance Suite’, Operative Neurosurgery, 23(6), pp. e353–e359. Available at:
  5. Baumgartner, A. et al. (2021) ‘Novel Insights into Diagnosis, Biology and Treatment of Primary Diffuse Leptomeningeal Melanomatosis’, Journal of Personalized Medicine, 11(4), p. 292. Available at: