About us

Welcome to the family! Get to know the YoungEHA Committee and learn how you can make a difference.

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Meet the YoungEHA committee:

   Heiko Becker  

Name:  Heiko Becker, MD (current chair)

Role: Physician scientist

Training/work: Germany (currently) and USA

Interests: Career development opportunities (grants, TRTH, CRTH), strengthening and expanding activities for pre-career and early career scientists and physicians in hematology.

         Elina Beleva

Name: Elina Beleva, MD, PhD

Role: Physician scientist

Training/work: Bulgaria

Interests: Motivated to foster cross-region collaboration and integration.

   Nuno Borges  

Name:  Nuno Borges, MBBS MRes (ambassador)

Role: Physician

Training/work: Portugal and UK (currently)

Interests: Improving member engagement with YoungEHA and promoting opportunities for international cooperation.

 Lorenzo Brunetti  

Name: Lorenzo Brunetti, MD PhD (member)

Role: Physician scientist

Training/work: Italy

Interests: Boosting connections between young hematologists and EHA.

     Ann Kathrin Eisfeld  

Name:  Ann-Kathrin Eisfeld, MD (ambassador)

Role: Physician scientist

Training/work: Germany and USA (currently)

Interests: Fostering connections between EHA and the US including transitioning between both places, supporting physician-scientists with focus on research-heavy careers (“80/20”), expanding EHA to High School students, to enable an early connection of young talents to EHA including development of a summer research program.

          Verena Gaidzik  

Name: Verena I. Gaidzik, MD (member, former chair)

Role: physician scientist

Training/work: Germany

Interests: Supporting and encouraging young hematologists and researchers to follow their ideas and to achieve their goals.

    Anna Kabanova v2  

Name: Anna Kabanova, PhD (member)

Role: Basic and translational  scientist

Training/work: Switzerland and Italy (currently)

Interests: Creating more connections between biologists and clinical hematologists.

          Mandy Lauw  

Name: Mandy N. Lauw, MD PhD (member)

Role: Physician scientist

Training/work: The Netherlands (currently) and Canada

Interests: Optimizing opportunities and networks for early career professionals in EHA whilst ensuring equal engagement of young basic and clinical scientists in both malignant and benign hematology.

     Fabienne Lucas v2  

Name:  Fabienne Lucas, MD PhD (ambassador)

Role: Physician scientist

Training/work: Germany and UK (training), USA (currently)

Interests: Communications, new media, YoungEHA website.

   Alba Maiques Diaz v2  

Name: Alba Maiques-Diaz, PhD (member)

Role: Basic and translational scientist

Training/work: Spain

Interests: Empowering YoungEHA women and helping to expand their careers.

       Marek Mraz v2  

Name:  Marek Mraz, MSc MD PhD (member)

Role: Basic and translational scientist

Training/work: USA (training) and Czech Republic (currently)

Interests: Helping early career scientists interested in basic and translational research in hematology, and encouraging young people to engage in EHA activities.

      Christian Scharenberg png

Name:  Christian Scharenberg, MD PhD (member)

Role: Physician scientist

Training/work: Germany, USA and Sweden (currently)

Interests: Fostering the interaction and cooperation of young physician-scientists and basic researchers at the European level, develop a trainee day at the annual congress, career development (TRTH, CRTH).

          Basile Stamatopoulos v2

 

Name:  Basile Stamatopoulos, PhD (member)

Role: Basic and translational scientist

Training/work: Belgium

Interests: Establishing contact between young scientists and hematologists in order to increase international collaborations at a European level.

 

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