Birgit Burkhardt

Birgit Burkhardt, MD, PhD, is Professor of Pediatrics at the University Children’s Hospital in Münster. She is head of the pediatric bone marrow transplant program and the pediatric lymphoma program in Münster, Germany. The research focus of her group is translational and clinical research on the molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis in Non-Hodgkin lymphoma and the transfer of the growing understanding into optimized patient care. She is chair of the NHL-BFM study group (since 2011 with Prof. Woessmann, UKE); 2.nd vice chair of the German Society of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (GPOH) (since 2019); Co-Chair of the NHL-BFM Registry 2012 with population based recruitment of NHL in Germany, International Principal Investigator of the academic investigator initiated clinical trials B-NHL 2013 (NCT03206671) and LBL 2018 (NCT04043494).