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Politics, 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.


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.

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Hans Hirschfeld (hematologist)

Hans Hirschfeld was a German-Jewish hematologist.


Georges Hayem

Georges Hayem was a physician and hematologist born in Paris.


Artur Pappenheim

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


Adolfo Ferrata

Adolfo Ferrata was an Italian pathologist and hematologist.


Clara D. Bloomfield

Clara D. Bloomfield, is an American physician and cancer researcher. Her work has focused on the genetic changes that are present in certain types of blood cancers, and how those can be utilized to improve treatment for the affected patients.


Brian Druker

Brian J. Druker is a physician-scientist at Oregon Health & Science University, in Portland, Oregon. He is the director of OHSU's Knight Cancer Institute, Jeld-Wen Chair of Leukemia Research, and professor of medicine. In 2009, he won the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award and the Meyenburg Award for his influential work in the development of Imatinib, commonly known as Gleevec, for the treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). He has been called "Oregon's best-known scientist".


Brian Colvin

Brian Trevor Colvin is a British haematologist.