Organization profile

Organisation profile

Department of Haematology at Aalborg University Hospital performs diagnostics, treatment and care of all patients with haematological diseases in North Denmark Region. The department strives to ensure access to the best possible research and evidence-based treatment and care for the citizens in North Denmark Region and focus areas are improved survival and quality of life as well as reduction of late complications.

Research and development are central parts of this aim and an integrated part of the daily work for all members of staff, research personnel as well as clinicians. Our aim is to continuously provide high-quality research and development at international level. We have the relevant competencies to fulfil our aim in the fields of laboratory research, bioinformatics, biostatistics, epidemiology, and nursing as well as a well-functioning clinical research unit and biobank.

Our research is multi-faceted and conducted in close cooperation with local, national and international partners. Our research focus areas are primarily precision medicine, tumour cell biology, late complications to cancer treatment, as well as research in thrombosis and epidemiology. The department is affiliated to Department of Clinical Medicine and Faculty of Medicine at Aalborg University and is engaged in an interdisciplinary collaboration in the Clinical Cancer Research Center (CCRC) at Aalborg University Hospital. 

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    Research Output

    A narrative review of survival normalization in non-Hodgkin lymphoma: useful for better patient counselling and an endpoint for clinical trials?

    Jakobsen, L. H., Øvlisen, A. K., Eloranta, S., Bøgsted, M., Severinsen, M. T., Smedby, K. E., Maurer, M. J. & El-Galaly, T. C., Sep 2020, In : Annals of Lymphoma. 4, 11 p., 5.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
  • 7 Downloads (Pure)

    An international multicenter retrospective analysis of patients with extranodal marginal zone lymphoma and histologically confirmed central nervous system and dural involvement

    Sunderland, A. J., Steiner, R. E., Al Zahrani, M., Pinnix, C. C., Dabaja, B. S., Gunther, J. R., Nastoupil, L. J., Jerkeman, M., Joske, D., Cull, G., El-Galaly, T., Villa, D. & Cheah, C. Y., Jan 2020, In : Cancer Medicine. 9, 2, p. 663-670 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)
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    A refined cell-of-origin classifier with targeted NGS and artificial intelligence shows robust predictive value in DLBCL

    Xu-Monette, Z. Y., Zhang, H., Zhu, F., Tzankov, A., Bhagat, G., Visco, C., Dybkaer, K., Chiu, A., Tam, W., Zu, Y., Hsi, E. D., You, H., Huh, J., Ponzoni, M., Ferreri, A. J. M., Møller, M. B., Parsons, B. M., van Krieken, J. H., Piris, M. A., Winter, J. N. & 8 others, Hagemeister, F. B., Shahbaba, B., De Dios, I., Zhang, H., Li, Y., Xu, B., Albitar, M. & Young, K. H., 28 Jul 2020, In : Blood advances. 4, 14, p. 3391-3404 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access
  • 4 Downloads (Pure)


    Svend Andersen Fondens Talentpris 2019

    El-Galaly, Tarec (Recipient), 2019

    Prize: Research, education and innovation prizes

    Kræftens Bekæmpelses Juniorforskerpris 2017

    El-Galaly, Tarec (Recipient), 2017

    Prize: Research, education and innovation prizes

    Tove Nilsson Prisen (Forskningsprisen) 2017

    El-Galaly, Tarec (Recipient), 2017

    Prize: Research, education and innovation prizes


    Fremtiden for det danske sundhedssystem (2030)

    Martin Bøgsted (Consultant)

    Aug 2017 → …

    Activity: Public/private sector consultancy and other employmentConsultancy


    Årsmøde og overrækkelse af Hagedorn Prisen 2017

    Tarec El-Galaly (Lecturer)

    31 Mar 2017

    Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies


    24th International Molecular Med Tri Con 2017

    Martin Bøgsted (Participant)

    19 Feb 201724 Feb 2017

    Activity: Attending an eventConference organisation or participation

    Press / Media

    Carfilzomib forlænger tiden til tilbagefald for patienter med myelomatose

    Henrik Gregersen


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Første gang til ASH: Bruger ASH til at få feedback på forskning

    Andreas Kiesbye Øvlisen


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Ny viden om behandling for akut blodprop i lungerne

    Inger Lise Gade & Benedict Kjærgaard


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media