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Interview with EHA President Prof. Pieter Sonneveld

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Prof. Pieter Sonneveld, Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands
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EHA 2019

Interview with EHA President Prof. Pieter Sonneveld, MD, PhD, conducted on 24 June 2019 by Dr Rachel Giles

Can you tell us about the focus topics the EHA wanted to place in the spotlight this year?

The annual EHA meeting this year had two topics-in-focus highlighting haemoglobinopathies -diseases of red blood cells like thalassemia and sickle cell disease- and immune therapy of haematologic diseases. There are several new immune therapies like antibodies but also drugs that influence immune competent cells like the checkpoint inhibitors. Last but not least the cellular therapies like CAR T cell therapies. Those main approaches were highlighted during the conference across several disease domains.

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