Seminar: Prof. Peter Hillmen

Targeted Therapy in Haematology: A First Step to Cure

10 June 2015 09:00 hrs. - 10:00 hrs.
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Targeted Therapy in Haematology: A First Step to Cure

Prof. Peter Hillmen, Dept. of Haematology, St. James University Hospital, Leeds, UK


Dept. of Laboratory Medicine, Radboudumc

10-06-2015 09:00:0010-06-2015 10:00:00Europe/AmsterdamTargeted Therapy in Haematology: A First Step to Cure Location see

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Location: OOV: NIG-building, route 448

undefinedPeter Hillmen has been a Consultant Haematologist at the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust since 1996 and was appointed as the Professor of Experimental Haematology at the University of Leeds in 2013. He is also the Lead Clinician of the nationally commissioned PNH Service in Leeds. He obtained his medical degree from Leeds Medical School in 1985, followed by general medical training in Leeds. He then spent two years at Hammersmith Hospital, London training in haematology, followed by three years researching under the supervision of Prof. Lucio Luzzatto at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London. He was awarded a PhD by the University of London for research into PNH, before completing his training in haematology in Leeds.

His clinical and research interests include PNH and chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL). Prof. Hillmen is Chairman of the International PNH Interest Group and of the Executive Committee of the Global PNH Registry. He is the Principal Investigator in several national and international phase II and phase III trials for both PNH and CLL.

Prof. Hillmen is a member of the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Haematological Oncology Clinical Studies Group, and a fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists and the Royal College of Physicians. He is also a member of the British Society for Haematology, European Hematology Association and the American Society of Hematology. He has published over 130 papers in international, peer-reviewed journals. In addition, he has authored or co-authored several reviews and book chapters on the subjects of PNH and CLL.


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