MDS is a bone marrow failure disorder
Board of Directors
John M. Bennett, MD

Professor of Medicine, Emeritus
Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, New York, U.S.A

Mario Cazzola, MD

Professor of Hematology
University of Pavia School of Medicine
Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo
Pavia, Italy


Erin P. Demakos, RN, CCRN

Administrative Director
Myelodysplastic Disease Center
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, New York, U.S.A.

Theo J.M. de Witte, MD, PhD

Professor of Hematology
Radboud University Medical Center
Radboud Institute of Molecular Life Sciences
Nijmegen, The Netherlands


Benjamin Ebert, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A

Pierre Fenaux, MD, PhD

Professor of Hematology
Hôpital St. Louis /Université Paris 7
Paris, France


Peter L. Greenberg, MD

Professor of Medicine/Hematology
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California, U.S.A.

Eva Hellström-Lindberg, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Hematology
Karolinska Institute at
Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge
Stockholm, Sweden


Sandra E. Kurtin, RN, MS, AOCN, ANP-C

Hematology/Oncology Nurse Practitioner
The University of Arizona Cancer Center
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A.

Alan F. List, MD

President and CEO
Frank and Carol Morsani Endowed Chair
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
and Research Institute
Tampa, Florida, U.S.A.


Silvia M. M. Magalhães, MD, PhD

Professor of Clinical Medicine – Hematology
Federal University of Ceará
Hospital Universitário Walter Cantídio
Ceará, Brazil

Yasushi Miyazaki, MD

Chief, Dept. of Hematology
Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Atomic Bomb Disease Institute
Nagasaki, Japan


Ghulam J. Mufti, DM, FRCP, FRCPath

Professor of Haemato-Oncology
King’s College London &
King’s College Hospital
London, United Kingdom

Charlotte M. Niemeyer, MD

Professor of Pediatrics
University Children’s Hospital
Freiburg, Germany


Stephen D. Nimer, MD – Chairman

Director, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Professor of Medicine, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

Roberta Smith, CPA

Treasurer
Newtown, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.


Emeritus Members

Franz Schmalzl, MD

Innsbruck, Austria

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