Steffen Koschmieder

Professor Steffen Koschmieder is Professor of Translational Hematology and Oncology, Head of the Clinical Hematology Laboratory, and Attending Physician in the Department of Medicine (Oncology, Hematology, and Stem Cell Transplantation) at the University of Aachen, Germany. He is board-certified for Internal Medicine, Hematology and Medical Oncology, and Hemostaseology. He has received his medical training at the Universities of Bochum, Mainz, Dijon, Houston, Salt Lake City, Frankfurt, and Münster as well as the Harvard Institutes of Medicine in Boston where he was a postdoctoral fellow in Prof. Daniel Tenen´s group. His group has made significant contributions to the field of Myeloid Leukemias through basic and clinical research, including the elucidation of critical mechanisms of leukemia pathogenesis and progression, generation of tetracycline-inducible transgenic models of disease, characterization of leukemic stem cell populations as well as the development of novel treatment approaches.

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The current book comprises a series of chapters from experts in the field of myeloid cell biology and myeloid leukemia pathogenesis. It is meant to provide reviews about current knowledge in the area of basic science of acute (AML) and chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) as well as original publications covering specific aspects of these important diseases. Covering the specifics of leukemia biology and pathogenesis by authors from different parts of the World, including America, Europe, Africa, and Asia, this book provides a colorful view on research activities in this field around the globe.

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