The Department of Haematology at Aarhus University Hospital receives patients from a referral area with 1.5 million inhabitants and is an internationally acknowledged department diagnosing and treating all malignant and non-malignant diseases including allogeneic and autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantations in addition to various sorts of high-dose cytoreduction.
The department is thus as of accredited as a center for allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
The department has a long-standing research interest in basic aspects of leukemogenesis and lymphomagenesis and has contributed with important translational aspects of minimal residual disease in acute myeloid leukaemia, in Hodgkin’s disease as well as in T-cell lymphomas.
The department participates in a wide range of international research networks and multicenter studies on new treatments, among these European LeukaemiaNet, and due to its biobank containing patient samples back to 1980, which are shipped all over the World as part of scientific collaborations. Moreover, the department collaborates with a number of specialised departments at Aarhus University Hospital and Aarhus University.
The department has its own hemodiagnostic research laboratory and is the host of biobanks used for other research purposes.