Fellowships & Grants Committee

Current committee members

  • Jean-Pierre Bourquin, Switzerland (Chair (EHA Board))
  • David Kent, United Kingdom (Vice-Chair (non-Board))

Regular members

  • Sylvia Beà, Spain
  • Olivier Bernard, France
  • Niccolò Bolli, Italy
  • Tom Cupedo, The Netherlands
  • Michaela Fontenay, France
  • Julia Hauer, Germany
  • Antonis Kattamis, Greece
  • Elisa Laurenti, United Kingdom
  • Dimitrios Mougiakakos, Germany
  • César Nombela-Arrieta, Switzerland
  • Rebekka Schneider-Kramann, The Netherlands
  • Jürg Schwaller, Switzerland
  • Anetta Undas, Poland
  • Johannes Zuber, Austria


The Fellowships & Grants Committee (F&GC) is responsible for assigning EHA funding to talented researchers. The F&GC serves as an advisory body to the EHA Research Committee and works closely with the EHA Office and other EHA Committees.

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Review and select winners for the EHA Research Grants, EHA Research Mobility Grants and for the EHA-JSH Joint Fellowship Exchange Program by
  • Being transparent regarding relationships with applicants, their mentors, their institutes, collaborators and competitors
  • Develop and follow guidance given for review
  • Follow guidance given for interviewing candidates, focused on quality
  • Timely responding to requests for review
  • Participate in conference calls for selection and review of applications
  • Review reports of grantees
  • Provide input for the Research Committee as to developments in hematology basic and translation research that might require support by EHA


  1. Chair (EHA Board member)
  2. Vice Chair (non-Board member)
  3. Up to 8 regular members


  • Chair and Vice Chair: max 3 years
  • EHA Board member: max 4 years
  • Regular members: max 3 year. Reappointment once for max 3 years.


  • Once a year during the interview meeting
  • Regular teleconferences