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Politics, Science, Health

Chen Zhu

Chen Zhu is a Chinese hematologist, molecular biologist, and politician. He is chairman of the Chinese Peasants' and Workers' Democratic Party, a vice-chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, and President of the Red Cross Society of China. He formerly served as China's Minister of Health. Chen also holds a professorship at the School of Medicine of Shanghai Jiao Tong University.

Art, Science, Health

Leo Vroman

Leo Vroman was a Dutch-American hematologist, a prolific poet mainly in Dutch and an illustrator. Vroman was born in Gouda and studied biology in Utrecht. When the Nazis occupied the Netherlands on May 10, 1940, he fled to London, and from there he traveled to the Dutch East Indies. He finished his studies in Batavia. After the Japanese occupied Indonesia he was interned and stayed in several prisoner-of-war camps. In the camp Tjimahi he befriended the authors Tjalie Robinson and Rob Nieuwenhuys.


Gero Hütter

Gero Hütter is a German hematologist. Hütter and his medical team transplanted bone marrow deficient in a key HIV receptor to a leukemia patient, Timothy Ray Brown, who was also infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Subsequently, the patient's circulating HIV dropped to undetectable levels. The case was widely reported in the media, and Hütter was named one of the "Berliners of the year" for 2008 by the Berliner Morgenpost, a Berlin newspaper.


Justin Marie Jolly

Justin Marie Jolly was a French hematologist and histologist born in Melun, Seine-et-Marne. He was a pioneer in the field of hematology as it pertained to the study of living tissue.


Roland Mertelsmann

Roland Mertelsmann is a German hematologist and oncologist. He was a professor at the Freiburg University Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine I (Oncology/Hematology). Mertelsmann is known for his scientific works in the fields of hematology, oncology, gene therapy and stem cell transplantation.


Giovanni Di Guglielmo

Giovanni Di Guglielmo was a Brazilian-born Italian hematologist, best known for the discovery of acute erythroid leukemia.


Fuat Oduncu

Fuat Shamoun Oduncu is a German hematologist, oncologist and biomedical ethicist. He is professor for medicine at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) and known for his work in the fields of oncology, palliative care, medical ethics and health economics.


Hans Hirschfeld (hematologist)

Hans Hirschfeld was a German-Jewish hematologist.


Artur Pappenheim

Artur Pappenheim was a German physician and hematologist, remembered for his pioneer efforts in stem cell research.


Georges Hayem

Georges Hayem was a physician and hematologist born in Paris.

Science, Health

Christine Mannhalter

Christine Mannhalter is an Austrian molecular biologist and hematologist who is a Professor of Molecular Diagnostics at the Medical University of Vienna. She has been a vice-president at the Austrian Science Fund since 2010 and took over its interim presidency in 2015.


Adolfo Ferrata

Adolfo Ferrata was an Italian pathologist and hematologist.


Simone Mayer

Simone Mayer was a French hematologist and author. She was chair of the Hematology Department at the Hôpitaux universitaires de Strasbourg, where she was a student of Robert Waitz. Along with Nobel Prize winner Jean Dausset, she helped establish a histocompatibility laboratory at the CRTS Centre Régional de Transfusion Sanguine which led to the development of bone marrow and organ transplantation at University of Strasbourg Hospitals From 1978 to 1986, Mayer relocated the Plasma Fractionation Center to Lingolsheim. She was succeeded in her role at the Hospital by Jean-Pierre Cazenave.


Ronald Bodley Scott

Sir Ronald Bodley Scott (1906–1982) was an English haematologist and expert on therapy for leukaemia and lymphoma.


Leslie John Witts

Leslie John Witts (1898–1982) was a British physician and pioneering haematologist.