DISEASE Groups

The Histiocyte Society has formed a variety of Disease Groups that each focus on particular histiocytic disorders or a particular aspect of one of these diseases. Each year the Society issues a newsletter containing reports from some or all of these Disease Groups.


LCH-IV Study Committee
Adult Histiocytosis Study Group

LCH Steering Committee
HLH Steering Committee
Rare Histiocytoses Steering Committee


LCH-IV Study Committee

Milen Minkov, Co-Chair
St. Anna Children's Hospital - Vienna, Austria

Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo, Co-Chair
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - Memphis, TN USA


Adult Histiocytosis Study Group

Michael Girschikofsky, Chair
Elisabethinen Hospital - Linz, Austria

 

LCH Steering Committee


Carl Allen - Co-Chair

Baylor College of Medicine – Houston, TX, USA
Term of Office: 2016 - 2020

Karin Beutel - Co-Chair
Kinderklinik Munchen-Schwabing – Munich, Germany
Term of Office: 2017 - 2021

Patrick Campbell
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - Memphis, TN, USA
Term of Office: 2018 - 2022

Michael Girschikofsky

Elisabethinen Hospital – Linz, Austria
Term of Office: 2015 - 2019

Michelle Hermiston
University of California, San Francisco - San Francisco, CA, USA
Term of Office: 2017 - 2021

Rima Jubran
Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles – Los Angeles, CA, USA
Term of Office: 2017 - 2021

Stephan Ladisch
Children's National Medical Center - Washington, DC, USA
Term of Office: 2015 - 2019

Milen Minkov
St. Anna Children’s Hospital – Vienna, Austria
Term of Office: 2014 - 2018

Vasanta Nanduri
Watford General Hospital – Watford Hertfordshire, UK
Term of Office: 2016 - 2020

Barrett Rollins
Dana Farber Cancer Institute - Boston, MA, USA
Terms of Office: 2017 - 2021

Kimo Stine
Arkansas Children’s Hospital – Little Rock, AR, USA
Term of Office: 2014 - 2018

Cor van den Bos
Emma Children's Hospital / Academic Medical Center - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Term of Office: 2015 - 2019

Johannes Visser
Leicester Royal Infirmary – Leicester, UK
Term of Office: 2015 - 2019

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HLH Steering Committee


Itziar Astigarraga
Hospital Universitario Cruces – Barakaldo, Spain
Term of Office: 2016 - 2020

Scott Baker
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center - Seattle, WA USA
Term of Office: 2018-2022

Stephan Ehl 
CCI at University Medical Center – Freiburg, Germany
Term of Office: 2016 - 2020 

Jan-Inge Henter

Karolinska Hospital – Stockholm, Sweden
Term of Office: 2014 - 2018

AnnaCarin Horne - Chair of MAS Subcommittee
Karolinska Institute – Stockholm, Sweden
Term of Office: 2015 - 2019

Gritta Janka 
Children’s University Hospital – Hamburg, Germany
Term of Office: 2016 - 2020

Michael Jordan
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center – Cincinnati, OH, USA
Term of Office: 2017 - 2021

Kai Lehmberg
University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf - Hamburg, Germany
Term of Office: 2017-2021 

Kim Nichols
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia – Philadelphia, PA, USA
Term of Office: 2015 - 2019

Elena Sieni
A. Meyer Children's University Hospital - Florence, Italy
Term of Office: 2015 - 2019

Zhao Wang
Beijing Friendship Hospital, Capital Medical University - Beijing, China
Term of Office: 2015 - 2019

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Rare Histiocytoses Steering Committee


Oussama Abla – Chair

The Hospital for Sick Children – Toronto, ON, Canada
Term of Office: 2016 - 2020

Jorge Braier
Hospital Garahan – Buenos Aires, Argentina
Term of Office: 2016 - 2020

Eli Diamond
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center - New York, NY, USA
Term of Office: 2015 - 2019

Jean-Francoise Emile
Versailles University, Paris-Saclay University - Boulogne, France
Term of Office: 2017 - 2021

Michael Girschikofsky
Elisabethinen Hospital – Linz, Austria
Term of Office: 2017 - 2021

Eric Jacobsen
Dana Farber Cancer Institute - Boston, MA, USA
Term of Office: 2015 - 2019

Ron Jaffe
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh – Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Term of Office: 2015 - 2019

Zdenka Krenova
University Children Hospital, Brno, ICRC Brno - Brno, Czech Republic
Term of Office: 2015 - 2019

Akira Morimoto
Jichi Medical University - Shimotsuke, Japan
Term of Office: 2017 - 2021

Jennifer Picarsic
Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC - Pittsburge, PA, USA
Term of Office: 2015 - 2019

Sheila Weitzman
The Hospital for Sick Children – Toronto, ON, Canada
Term of Office: 2016 - 2020


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