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Professor Theo de Witte, chair of the MDS Hub, ran the Hematology Department at Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, NL, from 1990 to 2009, following which he continued his clinical and scientific research in the Departments of Tumor Immunology and Hematology.
Professor de Witte has been, and still is, active on many national and international scientific boards, for example, he is a board member of the international MDS Foundation and a member of the steering committee for the European LeukemiaNet (ELN). He was also the chief investigator and project leader of the EUMDS Registry and coordinator of the MDS-RIGHT project. Currently, he is a senior consultant of the EUMDS-Registry and the ELN MDS Workpackage .
Professor de Witte's main scientific interests are the biology and treatment of myelodysplastic syndromes/acute myeloid leukemia and cellular immunotherapy of hematologic malignancies.