Conference Chairpersons

Jorge Cortes
Augusta, USA
Director, Georgia Cancer Center

Bio

Tim Hughes
Adelaide, Australia

Precision Medicine Theme Leader, SAHMRI
Beat Cancer Professor
Cancer Council Chair in Cancer Research
University of Adelaide

Bio

Daniela Krause

Frankfurt, Germany

Research Group Leader
Specialist in Laboratory and Transfusion Medicine
Georg-Speyer-Haus and Goethe University

Bio

Organizing Committee

Ravi Bhatia
Birmingham, USA

O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB

Bio

Tim Brümmendorf

Aachen, Germany

Direktor der Klinik für Hämatologie, Onkologie, Hämostaseologie und Stammzelltransplantation (Med. Klinik IV)
Centrum für Integrierte Onkologie – CIO Aachen

Bio

Mhairi Copland
Scotland/UK

Director of the Paul O’Gorman Leukaemia Research Centre and Head of Experimental Haematology,
College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, Institute of Cancer Sciences
University of Glasgow,

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Michael Deininger
Salt Lake City, USA

The University of Utah

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Oliver Hantschel
Marburg, Germany

University of Marburg

Bio

François-Xavier Mahon
Bordeaux, France

Institut Bergonié

Bio

Danilo Perrotti
Maryland, USA

University of Maryland
School of Medicine

Bio

Jerald Radich

Seattle, USA

Clinical Research Division
Fred Hutch

Delphine Rea

Paris, France

Hopital Saint-Louis

Bio

Advisory Committee

Jane Apperley
London, UK
Imperial College London

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Susan Branford
Adelaide, Australia

Center for Cancer Biology, SA Pathology

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Carlo Gambacorti-Passerini
Monza, Italy

University of Milan Bicocca, Italy

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François Guilhot
Poitiers, France

Université de Poitiers

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Rüdiger Hehlmann
Heidelberg, Germany

University of Heidelberg

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Pierre Laneuville

Montreal, Canada

McGill University Health Centre

Giuseppe Saglio

Turin, Italy

Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences
University of Turin

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Charles Schiffer

Detroit, USA

Karmanos Cancer Institute

Bio

Simona Soverini

Bologna, Italy

University of Bologna

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Peter Valent

Vienna, Austria

Medical University of Vienna

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Rick Van Etten

Irvine, USA

Director, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chao Family Endowed Director’s Chair in Cancer Research & Treatment
Professor of Medicine and Biological Chemistry, University of California

Bio

Faculty

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Ralf Adams
Munster, Germany

Department of Tissue Morphogenesis Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine Munster, Germany

Bio

Shady Adnan-Awad
Helsinki, Finland

Hematology Research Unit Helsinki, University of Helsinki
and Helsinki University Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Center

Bio

Hassan Almasoudi
Glasgow, Scotland/UK

Wolfson Wohl Cancer Research Centre, Institute of Cancer Sciences University of Glasgow

Bio

Jane Apperley
London, UK
Imperial College London

Bio

Donald Berry
Houston, USA

MD Anderson Cancer Center

Ravi Bhatia
Birmingham, USA

O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB

Bio

Dan Bolon
Massachusetts, USA

Professor in the department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School

Bio

Susan Branford
Adelaide, Australia

Center for Cancer Biology, SA Pathology

Bio

Massimo Breccia
Rome, Italy

“Sapienza” University

Bio

Jorge Cortes
Augusta, USA
Director, Georgia Cancer Center

Bio

Michael Deininger
Salt Lake City, USA

The University of Utah

Bio

John Dick
Toronto, Canada

Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

Bio

Hervé Dombret
Paris, France

Hôpital Saint-Louis

Robert Gale
London, UK

Imperial College London

Saar Gill
Philadelphia, USA
Division of Hematology-Oncology
and Center for Cellular Immunotherapies
University of Pennsylvania

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François Guilhot
Poitiers, France

Université de Poitiers

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Joelle Guilhot
Poitiers, France

INSERM CIC 1402

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Oliver Hantschel
Marburg, Germany

University of Marburg

Bio

Vignir Helgason
Glasgow, UK

Wolfson Wohl Cancer Research Centre
Institute of Cancer Sciences – University of Glasgow Glasgow

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Andreas Hochhaus
Jena, Germany

Universitätsklinikum Jena

Bio

Xianxin Hua
Philadelphia, USA

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

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Jeffrey Humpherys
Salt Lake City, USA

University of Utah

Brian Huntly
Cambridge, UK

Cambridge Institute for Medical Research
University of Cambridge

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Melissa Ilardo
Salt Lake City, USA

Molecular Medicine
University of Utah
Integrative Biology UC Berkeley

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Andrew Janowczyk
Cleveland, USA

Assistant Research Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering Case Western Reserve University Cleveland

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Lando Janssen
Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Department of Hematology
Radboud University Medical Center

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James Januzzi
Boston, USA

Massachusetts General Hospital

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Catriona Jamieson
La Jolla, USA

UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center Professor of Medicine and Chief,
Division of Regenerative Medicine Koman Family Presidential Endowed Chair in Cancer Research 

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Kazuharu Kamachi

Saga, Japan

Saga University

Bio

Christina Karantanou

Frankfurt, Germany

Georg-Speyer-Haus Institute for
Tumor Biology and Experimental Therapy

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Dennis Kim

Toronto, Canada

Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
University of Toronto

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Sung-Hyun Kim

Busan, South Korea

Department of Internal Medicine
Dong-A University College of Medicine Busan

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Shinya Kimura

Saga, Japan

Division of Hematology, Respiratory Medicine and Oncology Department of Internal Medicine Faculty of Medicine, Saga University

Bio

Justin Kline

Chicago, USA

Department of Medicine
Section of Hematology/Oncology University of Chicago Medicine

Bio

Marta Kolba

Warsaw, Poland

Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology

Bio

Steffen Koschmieder

Aachen, Germany

Department of Hematology, Oncology, Hemostaseology and Stem Cell Transplantation Faculty of Medicine, RWTH Aachen University 

Bio

Daniela Krause

Frankfurt, Germany

Research Group Leader
Specialist in Laboratory and Transfusion Medicine
Georg-Speyer-Haus and Goethe University

Bio

Vaidehi Krishnan

Singapore

Laboratory of Hematological Malignances
Cancer and stem cell biology (CSCB) program, DUKE-NUS Medical School

Bio

Sabira Kurtovic

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Univeristy of Sarajevo

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Pierre Laneuville

Montreal, Canada

McGill University Health Centre

Bac Viet Le

Warsaw, Poland

Temple University, Philadelphia, USA
Nencki Institute, Warsaw, Poland

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Benjamin Lebecque

Clermont-Ferrand, France

CHU Clermont-Ferrand Hematology
CHU Estaing

Pablo Llavona

Frankfurt, Germany

Georg-Speyer-Haus Institute
for Tumor Biology and Experimental Therapy

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François-Xavier Mahon
Bordeaux, France

Institut Bergonié

Bio

Eleonora Mäkelä

Turku, Finland

Turku Bioscience Centre University of Turku

Bio

Hemant Malhotra

Jaipur, India

Professor & Head, Dept. of Medical Oncology,
Sri Ram Cancer Center,
Mahatma Gandhi Medical College Hospital

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Manuela Mancini

Bologna, Italy

Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine DIMES, Institute of Hematology “L. and A. Seràgnoli”

Bio

Giovanni Martinelli

Bologna, Italy

Istituto Scientifico Romagnolo per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori, Meldola (FC), Italy
Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, Institute of Hematology “L. and A. Seràgnoli”

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Michael Mauro

New York, USA

Leader, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Program
Member, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Professor, Weill Cornell Medicine

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Adam Mead

Oxford, United Kingdom

Radcliffe Department of Medicine Medical Sciences Division 

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Frédéric Millot

Poitiers, France

Inserm CIC 1402 University Hospital

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Dragana Milojkovic

London, UK

Hammersmith Hospital Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

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Franck-Emmanuel Nicolini

Centre Leon Berard
Lyon, France

Centre Leon Berard

Thomas O’Hare

Salt Lake City, USA

Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies Huntsman Cancer Institute
University of Utah

Bio

Sin Tiong Ong

Singapore

Associate Professor, and Director MD-PhD Programme,
Cancer & Stem Cell Biology SRP, & Visiting Consultant, Departments of Haematology, Singapore General Hospital, & Medical Oncology, National Cancer Centre, Singapore; Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Centre, Durham, NC, USA

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Katia Pagnano

Campinas, Brazil

University of Campinas

Narissa Parry

Glasgow, UK

University of Glasgow

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Javier Pinilla-Ibarz

Tampa, USA

Lymphoma Section
Head and Director of Immunotherapy Malignant Hematology Department
H.Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute

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Katarzyna Piwocka

Warsaw, Poland

Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology

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Kimmo Porkka 

Helsinki, Finland

Department of Hematology, Helsinki University Hospital Comprehensive, Cancer Center and Hematology Research Unit

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Stéphane Prost

Fontenay-Aux-Roses, France

Direction de la recherche fondamentale (DRF)
Institut de biologie François JACOB (IbFJ)

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Bethan Psaila

Oxford, UK

Medical Research Council (MRC) Molecular Haematology Unit MRC Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine
Radcliffe Department of Medicine
University of Oxford

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Jerald Radich

Seattle, USA

Clinical Research Division
Fred Hutch

Delphine Rea

Paris, France

Hopital Saint-Louis

Bio

Tannishtha Reya

San Diego, USA

Pharmacology and Medicine University of California

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Johan Richter

Lund, Sweden

Lund University

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Gianantonio Rosti

Bologna, Italy

Department of Hematology and Oncology
“L. and A. Seràgnoli” St Orsola University Hospital 

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Philippe Rousselot

Versailles, France

Pôle POMS “Pédiatrie Oncologie et Médecines Spécialisées”
CH de Versailles – Hôpital André Mignot

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Giuseppe Saglio

Turin, Italy

Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences
University of Turin

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Susanne Saußele

Mannheim, Germany

Head, CML Excellence Center
III. Medizinische Klinik, Hematology and Oncology
University of Mannheim

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David Scheinberg

New York, USA

Molecular Pharmacology Program
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer

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Mirle Schemionek

Aachen, Germany

Deptartment of Hematology, Oncology, Hemostaseology, and Stem Cell Transplantation University Hospital RWTH Aachen

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Charles Schiffer

Detroit, USA

Karmanos Cancer Institute

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Oliver Schilling

Freiburg, Germany

Universitätsklinikum Freiburg
Institut für Klinische Pathologie Heisenberg-Professur für Translationale Proteomics

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Timm Schroeder

Basel, Switzerland

ETH Zurich
Department of Biosystem Science and Engineering

Bio

Veronika Sexl

Vienna, Austria

Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology Department for Biomedical Science
University of Veterinary Medicine

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Naranie Shanmuganathan

Adelaide, Australia

Centre for Cancer Biology, Adelaide, Australia
South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) Royal Adelaide Hospital & SA Pathology

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Giora Sharf

Netanya, Israel
CML Advocates Network

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Ulrich Steidl

New York, USA

Department of Oncology, Montefiore Medical Center
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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Julian Swatler

Warsaw, Poland

Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology

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Ram Krishna Thakur

Lund, Sweden
Lund Stem Cell Center

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Rick Van Etten

Irvine, USA

Director, Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chao Family Endowed Director’s Chair in Cancer Research & Treatment
Professor of Medicine and Biological Chemistry, University of California

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Roland Walter

Seattle, USA

Divisions of Clinical Research,
University of Washington
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Division of Medical Oncology University of Washington

Bio

Robert Welner

Birmingham, USA
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Medicine – Division of Hematology/Oncology
Comprehensive Cancer Center

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Anthony Whetton

Manchester, UK

Stoller Biomarker Discovery Centre, Division of Cancer Sciences School of Medical Sciences – Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health University of Manchester
Manchester Academic Health Science Centre

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Andrew Wu

Vancouver, Canada

University of British Columbia Faculty
of Medicine

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Agnes Yong

Adelaide, Australia

SAHMRI Adelaide

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Sara Zanivan

Glasgow, UK

Institute of Cancer Sciences Univeristy of Glasgow

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