Ludwig Member Stefan Constantinescu was elected President of the Federation of European Academies of Medicine (FEAM) in May for a three-year term. FEAM is a European network of 23 National Academies focused on human and veterinary medicine and pharmacy representing over 4,000 European biomedical scientists. Stefan is best known for his extensive studies on the molecular biology and genetics of myeloproliferative neoplasms, work that has led to the development of new therapies for this family of slow-growing blood cancers. He is a fellow of the Romanian and Royal Belgian Academies of Medicine and President of the Cell Signaling Pol at the de Duve Institute of the Université catholique de Louvain. Most recently, he has also accepted an appointment at Ludwig Oxford. Stefan’s Ludwig Oxford lab will focus on signaling and epigenetic regulation during oncogenesis in chronic myeloid cancers and their progression to secondary acute myeloid leukemia.
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