Professor of Medicine and the Head of the Department of Hematology and Oncology, University of Leipzig, Germany; Chair of the VII EAFO Hematology Forum. Former President of The European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT) (2006-2010) and Worldwide Network for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (WBMT) (2010-2014).
Clinical Immunology, Hematology (Acute and Chronic Leukemia, Multiple Myeloma, Myelofibrosis), Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation.
Education and Professional Experience
1977: Received his Medical Degree at the University of Innsbruck, Austria
1989-1994: Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Innsbruck, Austria
1989-1998: Head of Bone Marrow Transplant Unit and Clinical Immunobiology at University of Innsbruck, Austria
1998-present: Professor of Medicine and Head of the Department of Hematology and Oncology at University Leipzig, Germany.
Prof. Niederwiser has authored over 1000 publications in peer-reviewed journals.
He is a Regular Referee for the journals “Blood”, “The Hematological Journal” and “Bone Marrow Transplantation”.
He has extensive practical experience in all kinds of clinical studies: Phase I through IV, drug approval studies, academic IIT.
1991: Board of the Austrian Society of Hematology and Oncology
1991-2000: Secretary of the Chronic Leukemia Working Party of the EBMT (European Society for Bone Marrow Transplantation)
2000: President, Annual Meeting EBMT, Innsbruck, Austria, 2000 participants
2000-2006: Chairman, Chronic Leukemia Working Party of the EBMT
2006-2010: President of the EBMT
2010-2014: President of the Worldwide Network for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (WBMT)
Professor Niederwieser held membership in the European Haematology Association, Committee for Advanced Therapies (CAT) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), the American Society of Hematology and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.
He is the Honorary Member of EBMT.
Since 2021 - present: Chair of VII EAFO Hematology Forum.