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Principal Investigator

Prof B. (Bob) Löwenberg, MD

  • Department
  • Hematology
  • Focus area
  • Pathobiology of leukemia



My research is concerned with the treatment and the pathobiology of leukemia with a focus on personalized treatment of patients with leukemia.

Field(s) of expertise

  • Longstanding interest in experimental and clinical hemato-oncology, stem cell research, stem cell transplantation
  • Treatment development of leukemia
  • Molecular Diagnostics of leukemia
  • Clinical translation of preclinical leukemia research
  • Involvement in phase I-III clinical studies

Education and career

  • 1990 - : Professor of Hematology, Department of Hematology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam
  • 1983 - 1986 : Visiting Professor, Free University Brussel
  • 1982 - 1990 : Director of Research, Daniel den Hoed Cancer Center, Rotterdam
  • 2000 - 2011 : Chair Cluster Hematology-Oncology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam
  • 1990 - 2011 : Professor of Hematology and Chairman Department of Hematology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam
  • 2013 - 2020 : Editor-in-Chief, Blood, Official Journal of the American Society of Hematology


Published extensively in leading scientific journals (850 publications, 36.000 citations)


  • Particpating in research group Molecular Diagnostics; Treatment development in AML.
  • Currently involved in "Project: KWF Research Project, project number 12507; title: Advancing NGS-based prediction of relapse in AML in relation to clonal hematopoiesis

My Groups