Contact Information

Department of Hematology
Cancer Center Amsterdam
Amsterdam UMC,
location VUmc



De Boelelaan 1117

CCA 4.28

1081 HV Amsterdam

+31 (0)20 4442295


About the department

The Department of Hematology at the Amsterdam UMC is nationally and internationally known as a leading center with outstanding academic care bringing innovative therapy and early phase trials to patients. Amsterdam UMC is a merger of the two academic centers in Amsterdam; VU University Medical Center and the Academic Medical Center. Here, the research performed at location VU University Medical Center is described.


Our mission is to improve the treatment for patients with hematological disease, by integrating basic and translational scientific research with care. Therefore, the diagnostic and research hematology laboratories are embedded within the department.   


Dedicated teams of professionals, both physicians and basic scientists, cooperate within research teams described in detail and aim to:


  • Unravel the biology of hematological disorders to develop novel treatment modalities;

  • Improve current therapy by understanding therapy resistance;

  • Enable participation in clinical trials, from early phase first in man to phase III for our patients;

  • Train future physician and scientist, with a special interest in hematological malignancies.


Maria Themeli receives innovation prize Argo
At March 23 2019, dr. Maria Themeli received the innovation prize Argo for her work on the production of CAR-T cells that fight cancer. Read more
Tuna Mutis appointed professor immunotherapy of hematological malignancies
At March 15 2019, dr. Tuna Mutis was appointed as a professor at the Amsterdam UMC. Read more
Jacqueline Cloos appointed professor translational hematology
At January 9 2019, dr. Jacqueline Cloos was appointed as a professor at the Amsterdam UMC. Read more