Topical Advisory Panel


Department of Internal Medicine, King Hussein Cancer Center, School of Medicine, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
Interests: thrombosis
Lady Davis Institute, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
Interests: clinical trials; leukemia; lymphoma; novel targeted monoclonal antibody therapies; proteasome inhibitors; histone deacetylase inhibitors; drugs targeting protein translation
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Laboratory, The Francis Crick Institute, 1Midland Road, London NW1 1AT, UK
Interests: human biology & physiology; stem cells; tumour biology; acute myeloid leukaemia
Dr. Gautam Borthakur
Department of Leukemia, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Interests: acute myelogenous leukemia; myelodysplastic syndrome; autophagy; epigenetic targets; BRD4
Haematology and Stem Cell Transplant Unit, Department of Biomedicine and Prevention, University of Rome ‘Tor Vergata’, 00133 Rome, Italy
Interests: clinical hematology; acute leukemias; acute myeloid leukemia; immunophenotyping of hematological malignancies; allogeneic transplantation; measurable residual disease by flow cytometry and molecular techniques
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Dr. Fabiana Busti
Department of Medicine, Section of Internal Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata Verona, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
Interests: non-malignant hematological diseases; congenital and acquired disorders of iron metabolism; hyperferritinemia; iron deficiency; hereditary hemochromatosis; secondary iron overload conditions; acquired and congenital anemias; metabolic and hematological rare diseases; lysosomal storage diseases; Gaucher and Fabry's disease
The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, 455 Wiseman Hall, 410 West 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Interests: chronic lymphocytic leukemia; acute myeloid leukemia; myelodysplastic syndrome; pre-clinical and early clinical drug development; precision medicine
UMRS 1160 Institut de Recherche Saint-LouisUniversité de Paris, Paris, France
Interests: thymic function; T Cells; immune response
Department of Leukemia, Division of Cancer Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
Interests: acute lymphoblastic leukemia; acute myeloid leukemia; myelofibrosis
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Division of Immunohematology and Transfusion Medicine, Hospital Papa Giovanni XXIII, Piazza OMS, 1 24127 Bergamo, Italy
Interests: cancer cells; hematological malignancies; coagulation; leukemia; cancer; hematology; thrombosis; hemostasis; clinical hematology; blood disorders
Dr. Francesca Gay
Division of Haematology, University of Turin, Turin, Italy
Interests: myeloma therapy; clinical trials; management of complication
Prof. Dr. Sergio A. Giralt
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Adult Bone Marrow Transplant Service, Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA
Interests: bone marrow and/or stem cell transplantation for blood disorders; treatment of multiple myeloma, leukemias, and lymphomas
Prof. Dr. Parameswaran Hari
Department of Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Interests: multiple myeloma; amyloidosis; cellular therapies; transplantation
Department of Hematology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, 9713 GZ Groningen, The Netherlands
Interests: acute myelogenous leukemia; myelodysplastic syndrome; ageing; clonal hematopoiesis; allogeneic HCT
Jagiellonian University Medical College, Department of Haematology, 17 Kopernika Str., 31‐501 Cracow, Poland
Interests: internal medicine; hematology; plasma cell dyscrasia; clinical; cytokines; multiple myeloma
Prof. Dr. Jean-Jacques Kiladjian
Centre d'Investigations Cliniques, APHP, Hôpital Saint-Louis, Université de Paris, INSERM CIC 1427, Paris, France
Interests: myelodysplastic syndromes; chronic myeloproliferative neoplasms
Dr. Marina Y. Konopleva
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Department of Leukemia, the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Interests: acute leukemias; BCL-2; leukemic microenvironment and metabolism; clinical trials; BCL-2 inhibitor venetoclax; inhibitor of oxidative phosphorylation; CXCR4 inhibitors; AKT and mTOR inhibitors; hypoxia-activated prodrugs
Dr. Jacob Laubach
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney Street, Dana 1B02, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Interests: myeloma; amyloidosis; transplantation
Instituto de Investigación Biomédica de Salamanca (IBSAL), Cancer Research Center-IBMCC (USAL-CSIC), CIBERONC, University Hospital of Salamanca, 37007 Salamanca, Spain
Interests: myeloma; asymptomatic myeloma; minimal residual disease; early treatment; novel drugs
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Dr. Stéphane Minvielle
CRCINA, INSERM, CNRS, Université d’Angers, Université de Nantes, Nantes,France and CHU de Nantes, Nantes, France
Interests: multiple myeloma; resistance mechanisms; genomics; epigenomics; computational biology
Department of Hematology, Amsterdam UMC, VU University Medical Center, Cancer Center Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Interests: immunology; functional T cell subsets; immunobiology of minor histocompatibility antigens (mHags); cellular immunotherapy of leukemia after Allo-SCT
Prof. Dr. Dietger Niederwieser
Division of Haematology & Oncology, University Clinic Leipzig AöR, Leipzig, Germany
Interests: acute myeloid leukemia; CML; myelodysplastic syndromes; multiple myeloma; bone marrow transplantation; leukemia; hematological malignancies; hematology; oncology; stem cell transplantation
1. Chief of Hematology Department, Grenoble Alpes Hospital, Grenoble, France
2. Senior researcher in Institute for Advanced Biosciences, INSERM U1209, CNRS 5309, Grenoble, France
Interests: myelodysplastic syndromes; bone marrow niche; PDX models in MDS; epigenomics; oxidative stress and iron
Dr. Kavita Raj
Department of Haematology, King's College Hospital, London SE5 9RS, UK
Interests: myelodysplasia; epigenetic therapies; stem cell transplantation; haploidentical transplantation
Associated Professor of Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine – DIMED, University of Padua, Via Giustiniani 2, 35128 Padova, Italy
Interests: chronic myeloproliferative disorder; erythrocytosis; thrombocytosis; essential thrombocythemia; polycythemia vera; non-oncologic blood diseases
Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital Würzburg, 97080 Würzburg, Germany
Interests: high-risk disease; genomics; imaging; immunotherapy; quality of life
1. Hôpital Saint-Louis, Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris, Université de Paris, Paris, France
2. Bone Marrow Transplantation Department, French Reference Center for Aplastic Anemia and PNH, Paris, France
Interests: allogeneic stem cell transplantation; graft-versus-host disease; immune defect and other post-transplant complications; myelodysplastic syndrome; myeloproliferative disorders; aplastic anemia
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Dr. Giulia Sbianchi
Department of Biology, Tor Vergata University of Rome, Rome, Italy
Interests: chronic malignancy; plasma cell disorder; CAR-T cell therapies; lymphoma; myeloma; statistics
Prof. Dr. Christoph Scheid
Department I of Internal Medicine, Center for Integrated Oncology Aachen Bonn Cologne Duesseldorf, University of Cologne, Kerpener Str. 62, 50937 Cologne, Germany
Interests: autologous stem cell transplantation; stem cell therapy in ischemic heart diseases; allogeneic stem cell transplantation
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
Interests: endothelial differentiation; acute myeloid leukemia (AML); gene therapy; hemophilia; hematopoiesis
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