Rolling out CAR T across Europe

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Patient-centric treatments such as gene and cell therapies have been a game-changer in tackling hematological disorders. Nonetheless, their development remains slow and erratic, limiting benefit for patients.

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Tackling Sickle Cell Disease: the need for a European approach

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Learning how to recognize and treat a disease that is relatively new to many parts of Europe, and spreading, is crucial to limit, if not avoid, irreversible impact and provide proper care to patients.

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Meet Maria-Victoria Mateos, our April Volunteer of the Month

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Maria Victoria Mateos currently heads the Scientific Program Committee of the 24th EHA Congress which will be held on June 13-16 in Amsterdam. She started volunteering for EHA in 2013 and is still an EHA Volunteer under the mentorship of Prof Jordi Sierra and current EHA President Prof Pieter Sonneveld. Why did she become a volunteer and what keeps her going? Read more.

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Hematology Tutorial in Sri Lanka updates expertise on myeloid malignancies and M...

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After a successful first edition in 2017, EHA and the Sri Lanka College of Haematologists (SLCH) organized its second two-day tutorial together in February in Colombo.

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EHA joins ESMO in calling for EU action on shortages of essential medicines

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The European Hematology Association (EHA) has endorsed and signed a collective Call to Action, prepared by the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), on shortages of inexpensive, essential medicines. Such shortages have a direct impact on patient care across Europe and require collaborative action at EU level.

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EHA leads Tutorial in Kazakhstan for better understanding of lymphomas

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EHA, in collaboration with the Kazakhstan Cancer Society (KCS) and Kazakh Institute of Oncology and Radiology (KazIOR), organized its very first tutorial together on March 14-16 in Almaty, Kazakhstan.

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Hematology in the spotlight at EAPM Presidency Conference

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April 9, Brussels - The European Alliance for Personalised Medicine is holding its 7th annual presidency conference at the University Foundation in Brussels, and the event will include a session...

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HARMONY: Big data for better and faster treatment

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Gathering clinical, genetic and molecular information into a single database: this is the challenge taken on by the HARMONY Alliance. By bringing together data currently scattered across different clinical trial databases and registries, the HARMONY Alliance is harnessing the enormous potential of Big Data and Big Data analytics to deliver insights that will help improve the care of blood cancer patients.

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New data exchange platform on rare diseases

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The European Commission (EC) launched a new online knowledge-sharing platform – the European Platform on Rare Disease Registration (EU RD Platform) – on February 28, 2019.

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Mission ‘Gene Therapy’ for Horizon Europe

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Advanced therapies, such as gene therapy, hold promise for treating a wide range of chronic diseases and improving patients’ quality of life. As promising as these treatments are, they remain out of reach for many. 

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EHA undersigns Manifesto on Treatment Optimization

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EHA has given its formal endorsement to the “Manifesto for a new approach for better medicine in Europe: Establishing Treatment Optimization as part of personalized medicine development”.

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“Who dares wins,” - Elizabeth Macintyre, woman in hematology/EHA volunteer

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Elizabeth Macintyre is currently EHA Board Secretary. She got her MD/PhD is Britain, her PhD in France and post-doc in America.

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“Science is all about synergy” - Francesca Vinchi, woman in hematology/EHA volun...

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This Women’s History Month, we are putting the spotlight on women in hematology. One of them is Francesca Vinchi, also an EHA Volunteer.

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“Follow your dreams! Go for it!” – Verena Gaidzik, woman in hematology/EHA volun...

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Verena Gaidzik is a physician scientist in the department of Internal Medicine III (Head: Prof. Dr. Hartmut Döhner) at the University Hospital of Ulm.

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Meet our Volunteers of the Month: Elizabeth, Francesca and Verena

Yes, you read that right. For this month, we have more than one Volunteer of the Month: Elizabeth Macintyre, Francesca Vinchi and Verena Gaidzik.

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