© Anton Henssen

Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine

Anton Henssen

Cancer Biologist, Pediatric Oncology Fellow and Conceptual Artist

Dr. Med. Anton Henssen studies rare childhood tumors at the MDC, practices as a pediatrician and is also a conceptual artist and painter. He studied medicine in Düsseldorf and Paris, obtained his PhD in neuroscience in Jülich and Aachen, and did a postdoc at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. Since 2018, he heads a research group at the ECRC of the MDC and the Charité Berlin and regularly exhibits his art, most recently in a solo exhibition at the Alte Münze in Berlin-Mitte.