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 EHA’s incoming President-elect. 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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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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