Speakers: Mariane de Montalembert
Professor Mariane de Montalembert received her MD from the Paris Descartes Medical School in 1982 and her PhD in Ethics in 1994. She specialized in pediatrics, statistics (option clinical research), and transfusion. She is at the head of the Hemoglobin Diseases Unit at the Necker University Hospital, which follows 600 children and the «ROFSED» healthcare network for SCD children in the Parisian area (Therapeutic Education Unit for 700 children and families). Prof de Montalembert is a member of the French Society of Pediatrics, in which she has chaired for more than 10 years the Ethic Committee, of the French Society of Hematology, the European Network for rare and Congenital Anaemias (ENERCA) the European Reference Network in rare Haematological Diseases (EuroBloodNet), the European Association (EHA), and the American Society of Hematology (ASH). She is member of the EHA board since 2020. She coordinates clinical research programs, notably on hydroxyurea in children with SCD, transfusion, and iron overload.