Get ready for EHA 2023 !

May 10, 2023

The EHA2023 Hybrid Congress offers you an interactive, comprehensive program dedicated to clinical research and practice, basic and translational research, as well as important opportunities for collaboration with stakeholders in the field of hematology. The educational and scientific program will highlight state-of-the-art clinical practice, the latest findings in hematology research, and recent approaches on the diagnosis and treatment of hematologic diseases.

EHA is excited to welcome you live in Frankfurt, Germany from June 8-11, 2023. EHA2023 will also be live stream on the Congress platform from June 8-11, 2023.

Capacity Building

The EHA Patient Advocacy Committee has organised 2 capacity building sessions helping advocates to nagivate the EHA 2023 Congress.

Preparing for EHA –> EHA PAC Webinar Preparing for EHA

Reading scientific posters and articles –> EHA PAC Webinar Reading posters and articles

EHA-Patient Symposium

SESSION 1 Friday 9th June 08:00-09:30   Novel clinical trials in hematology – the comparator   challenge and the need for new formats

Session chair(s): Jan Geissler and Martin Kaiser


1.Patient advocate setting the scene: Jan Geissler, ALAN SC member / EHA PAC

2.Clinical example from myeloma: Martin Kaiser, Institute for Cancer Research / EHA European Affairs Committee

3.Regulatory perspective: Francesco Pignatti, European Medicines Agency

4.HTA perspective – German HTA leader (TBC)

5.Industry perspective – EFPIA Oncology Platform (TBC)

SESSION 2 Friday 9th June 10:00-11:15   From approval to access – optimizing treatments and   appraisals

  Session chair(s): Marie-José Kersten and Zack Pemberton-Whiteley


1.Introduction: clinician’s view on PRO in treatment optimization – Marie-José Kersten, EHA / Amsterdam UMC

2.Case study 1: hemophilia – Declan Noone, European Haemophilia Consortium / EHA PAC

3.Case study 2: malignancies – Zack Pemberton-Whiteley, ALAN / EHA PAC

4.HTA perspective – Camille Thomassin, head of HAS coordination unit on real-word data

5.Industry response – Conny Berlin, Novartis + IMI-PREFER


Collaboration Plaza

Location: Messe Frankfurt, Exhibition Hall / Hall 3.1 Level 1

Plaza participants:

o EHA PAC: 14 Umbrella Patient Organizations


o Networks: ESLHO (EHA SWG), ERN-EuroBloodNet, EuNet-INNOCHRON, HNHCP


We hope to see you in Frankfurt !