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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Meet Antonio Almeida, our February Volunteer of the Month

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António Almeida, chair of the Curriculum Committee, is this month's Volunteer of the Month. Read his story to know what drives him to give back to hematology.

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Uptake of CAR T cell therapy in Europe

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Gene (editing) therapy continues to break ground in hematology, showing promising results in tackling severe blood cancers.

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Health Technology Assessment (HTA)

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Every European citizen should have access to the best quality medical care at the best possible price. Pan-European cooperation on health technology assessments (HTA) is essential for such aspirations.

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GAPP Joint Action

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Joint Actions are projects designed and financed by Member State Authorities and the EU to address specific priorities under the EU Health Program.

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Meet Fabienne Lucas, our January Volunteer of the Month

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This month, we kick-off with our Volunteer of the Month campaign where put one volunteer in the spotlight with a published interview. Meet Fabienne Lucas, member of the YoungEHA Committee.

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Michel Boiron 1925-2018

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Professor Michel Boiron last December 3. Boiron was the founding President (1992-1994) of the European Hematology Association (EHA).

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First CMML guidelines produced by EHA, now available

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Joint recommendations on diagnosis and treatment of CMML from two European specialty societies were published the December issue in HemaSphere, the official journal of the European Hematology Association (EHA).

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EHA and EBMT joint meeting on CAR T cells, first of its kind in Europe

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The European Hematology Association (EHA) and European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT) will hold the first European CAR T Cell Meeting together in Paris on February 14-16, 2019.

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EHA, in partnership with ISTH, award two fellows to support global educational ...

EHA and the International Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis (ISTH) jointly awarded two joint ISTH-EHA Training Fellowships to Araci Rondon (The Netherlands) and Dianne van der Wal (Australia).

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Hospital pharmacists and regulators lead the way on shortages

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EHA welcomes initiatives but calls for more focus on causes

Medicine shortages have a negative impact on the quality and cost of treatments and on patient access to the best possible care. EHA has helped flag the problem with policymakers and regulators, but lack of data and understanding of the causes make it notoriously difficult to tackle.

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EHA-Baltic Hematology Tutorial in Estonia provides European-level expertise to l...

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EHA partnered with three Baltic societies on October 18 and 19 to provide European-level expertise to local hematology trainees and experienced hematologists.

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