Category: EHA updates
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).
Renew your EHA membership
EHA members will have the chance to renew their membership with the association from today, November 14, 2017.
European Hematology Association publishes new journal with Wolters Kluwer
The European Hematology Association, the largest Europe-based association of hematologists, launched its new journal HemaSphere with publisher Wolters Kluwer at the 22nd Annual Congress of EHA in Madrid.
Madrid Declaration: joint call for action on training requirements
The Madrid Declaration on enhanced training requirements for hematologists in the Professional Qualifications Directive enjoyed broad support from national society representatives at the EHA22 National Societies Dinner in Madrid.
EuroBloodNet aims for better care for patients with rare blood disorders
Patients suffering from rare blood disorders will benefit from networks of excellence across the European Member States. At the 3rd conference on European Reference Networks in Lithuania, EuroBloodNet was officially awarded as one of the recently approved ERNs.
HARMONY: Innovative Medicines Initiative approves € 40 million project for bette...
HARMONY will capture, integrate, analyze and harmonize anonymous patient data from high-quality multidisciplinary sources to unlock valuable knowledge on multiple myeloma (MM), acute myeloid leukemia (AML), acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL),...
HARMONY: Better care of patients with hematologic malignancies kicked off!
“Combining data available from clinical trials as well as real world patients allows us to do more advanced analyses on possible treatment options that could be effective for individual patient...
EHA’s advocacy for hematology continues
EHA is entering the next phase of its Hematology Awareness Campaign this fall. Face-to-face meetings will be conducted with EU institutions and other relevant stakeholders in Brussels, to raise awareness in hematology, increase the visibility of EHA, advocate key EHA positions, contribute to important policy debates and build relationships and alliances.
Young researchers to benefit from EHA training and mentoring
Participation in EHA-CRTH will allow these researchers to fine-tune the skills and knowledge required to successfully design, run and complete clinical trials.
EHA-funded study in The Lancet Haematology: Economic Burden of Blood Disorders i...
Two studies funded by EHA and published in the medical journal Lancet Haematology by a team of researchers from Oxford University and King’s College found that the economic burden of blood disorders (malignant and non-malignant) across the European Union, Iceland, Norway and Switzerland amounts to €23 billion per year.
European Reference Networks, a unique opportunity to take collaboration and pati...
On Saturday 11 June, a session in the Patient Advocacy Track focused on the emerging European Reference Networks (ERNs).
SGN-CD33A Combined with Hypomethylating Therapy Produces High Remission Rates am...
Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is an aggressive form of blood cancer in which the majority of cases express CD33 on the surface of the leukemia cells.
Killer antibodies against AML
Most patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) can only be cured when a stem cell transplant induces an immune response against the patient’s leukemia.
Improved survival for adult Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) patients
Historical survival for patients 18-45 years with ALL is approximately 40 %. However the event free survival for ALL patients 18-45 years has improved to 73% following implementation of the...
The Clot Thickens
Haemophilia B is a genetic bleeding disorder, affecting approximately 80,000 males worldwide1, caused by an insufficient or dyfunctional blood clotting protein called factor IX (FIX).