Moreover, MLL frequently hosts international research cooperation directly: For instance through exchange programs, our test procedures and data repositories, but also by allowing guest researchers to shadow the work of our facility and by sitting on national and international work groups.

We also support research institutions around the world to produce new insight in the field of leukemia diagnostics and emergence, as well as in the rollout of new procedures and applications for routine diagnostics in the facilities themselves.


Our research findings are published in international, peer-reviewed journals and feature in conference talks and lectures, as well as in poster presentations and at scientific events.

Leeksma AC, Baliakas P, Moysiadis T, Puiggros A, Plevova K, van der Kevie-Kersemaekers AM, Posthuma H, Rodriguez-Vicente AE, Tran AN, Barbany G, Mansouri L, Gunnarsson R, Parker H, van den Berg E, Bellido M, Davis Z, Wall M, Scarpelli I, Österborg A, Hansson L, Jarosova M, Ghia P, Poddighe P, Espinet B, Pospisilova S, Tam C, Ysebaert L, Nguyen-Khac F, Oscier D, Haferlach C, Schoumans J, Stevens-Kroef M, Eldering E, Stamatopoulos K, Rosenquist R, Strefford JC, Mellink C, Kater AP. Haematologica . Genomic arrays identify high-risk chronic lymphocytic leukemia with genomic complexity: a multi-center study. Haematologica . 2020.

Luber V, Lutz M, Thiede C, Haferlach C, Dürk HA, Einsele H, Grigoleit GU, Mielke S. Donor-cell leukemia with novel genetic features 2 years after sex-mismatched T cell-depleted haploidentical stem cell transplantation. Ann Hematol. 2020;99(4):899-901.

Madan V, Li J, Zhou S, Teoh WW, Han L, Meggendorfer M, Malcovati L, Cazzola M, Ogawa S, Haferlach T, Yang H, Koeffler HP.Distinct and convergent consequences of splice factor mutations in myelodysplastic syndromes. Am J Hematol. 2020;95(2):133-143.

Malcovati L, Stevenson K, Papaemmanuil E, Neuberg D, Bejar R, Boultwood J, Bowen DT, Campbell PJ, Ebert BL, Fenaux P, Haferlach T, Heuser M, Jansen JH, Komrokji RS, Maciejewski JP, Walter MJ, Fontenay M, Garcia-Manero G, Graubert TA, Karsan A, Meggendorfer M, Pellagatti A, Sallman DA, Savona MR, Sekeres M, Steensma DP, Tauro S, Thol F, Vyas P, Van de Loosdrecht AA, Haase DT, Tuechler H, Greenberg PL, Ogawa S, Hellstrom-Lindberg ES, Cazzola M. SF3B1-mutant myelodysplastic syndrome as a distinct disease subtype - A Proposal of the International Working Group for the Prognosis of Myelodysplastic Syndromes (IWG-PM). Blood. 2020;136(2):157-170.

Metzgeroth G, Schwaab J, Naumann N, Jawhar M, Haferlach T, Fabarius A, Hochhaus A, Hofmann WK, Cross NCP, Reiter A. Treatment-Free remission in FIP1L1-PDGFRA-positive myeloid/lymphoid neoplasms with eosinophilia after imatinib discontinuation. Blood Adv. 2020;4(3):440-443.

Ottema S, Mulet-Lazaro R, Beverloo HB, Erpelinck CAJ, van Herk S, Helm RV, Havermans M, Grob T, Valk P, Bindels E, Haferlach T, Haferlach C, Smeenk L, Delwel R. Atypical 3q26/MECOM rearrangements genocopy inv(3)/t(3;3) in acute myeloid leukemia. Blood. 2020;136(2):224-234.

Palomo L, Meggendorfer M, Hutter S, Twardziok S, Adema V, Fuhrmann I, Fuster-Tormo F, Xicoy B, Zamora L, Acha P, Kerr CM, Kern W, Maciejewski JP, Solé F, Haferlach C, Haferlach T. Molecular landscape and clonal architecture of adult myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative neoplasms. Blood. 2020.

Schwaab J, Naumann N, Luebke J, Jawhar M, Somervaille TCP, Williams MS, Frewin R, Jost PJ, Lichtenegger FS, La Rosée P, Storch N, Haferlach T, Horny HP, Fabarius A, Haferlach C, Burchert A, Hofmann WK, Cross NCP, Hochhaus A, Reiter A, Metzgeroth G. Response to tyrosine kinase inhibitors in myeloid neoplasms associated with PCM1-JAK2, BCR-JAK2 and ETV6-ABL1 fusion genes. Am J Hematol. 2020;95(7):824-833.

Shoumariyeh K, Hussung S, Niemöller C, Bleul S, Veratti P, Follo M, Riba J, Philipp U, Palmer JM, Pfeifer D, Pantic M, Meggendorfer M, Hackanson B, Finke J, Haferlach T, Duyster J, Miething C, Becker H, von Bubnoff N. Blastic transformation of BCR-ABL1 positive chronic myeloid leukaemia through acquisition of CBFB-MYH11 and mutant KIT. Br J Haematol. 2020.

Summerer I, Haferlach C, Meggendorfer M, Kern W, Haferlach T, Stengel A. Prognosis of MECOM (EVI1)-rearranged MDS and AML patients rather depends on accompanying molecular mutations than on blast count. Leuk Lymphoma. 2020.

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