Uwe PlatzbeckerHead, Professor | Dresden, Saxony
Dr. Platzbecker is professor of Translational Hematology in the Department of Internal Medicine and head of the Section of Hematology at the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus in Dresden, Germany, where he also serves as chair of the medical ethics committee at the teaching university. He is co-founder and chairman of the European MDS Studies Coordination Office (EMSCO) and co-chairman of the European Hematology Association’s Scientific Working Group on MDS.
His clinical expertise lies in hematological malignancies with a focus on MDS and AML. The main scientific interest involves the translational exploration of innovative treatment options for these patients involving the use of allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. He is a member of the steering committee of the SAL study and German MDS group. In 2012 he have co-founded the European MDS Study Coordinating Office (EMSCO).