Koen Van BesienMD, PhD
Dr. Van Besien is a graduate of the College ND de la Paix in Namur, Belgium and from the University of Leuven, Belgium where he also did his clinical training in Medicine. He holds a PhD from the University of Maastricht in the Netherlands. He did a hematology/oncology fellowship at Indiana University and in Bruges, Belgium. Afterwards, he was on the faculty in the transplant program at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston Texas. He directed the Transplant program at the University of Illinois from 1997 until 2001 and the Transplant and Lymphoma programs at the University of Chicago from 2001 until 2011. Dr. van Besien is the Director of the Stem Cell Transplant Program, a Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and Attending Physician at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital.