María-Victoria Mateos, MD, PhD


María-Victoria Mateos, MD, PhD is Consultant Physician in the Haematology Department and Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Salamanca, Spain. She is the director of the Myeloma Program and coordinates the Clinical Trials Unit in Salamanca’s University Hospital Haematology Department.

She serves as coordinator of GEM (Spanish Myeloma Group), with direct involvement in the design and development of clinical trials. She has coordinated many clinical trials in elderly and smouldering MM patients that have profoundly influenced current options for treating these patient populations. She is also a member of the IMWG (International MM Working Group), IMS (International MM Society), EHA and ASH. She has published over 140 papers in peer-reviewed international journals, some of which have become key references in the Multiple Myeloma field. She is Associate Editor of myeloma in Annals of Haematology since 2011 and has acted as a reviewer for top journals such as NEJM, Lancet and Lancet Oncology. Among her invited presentations, she has recently contributed to the educational sessions of EHA 2012, ASH 2013 and ASCO 2015.

She has served on the EHA’s Scientific Program Committee and Advisory Board since 2014 until 2016, and on the ASH Scientific Committee on plasma cell diseases in 2015.

She is a Councillor on the EHA Board since 2015 for a four-year mandate, member of the Steering Committee for the Society of Hematologic Oncology (SOHO), member of the IMS board and member of the European School of Haematology (ESH) Scientific committee.

Why Become a Member

The International Myeloma Society is a professional, scientific, and medical society established to bring together clinical and experimental scientists involved in the study of myeloma. The purpose of this society is to promote research, education, clinical studies (including diagnosis and treatment), workshops, conferences, and symposia on all aspects of multiple myeloma worldwide.

The IMS is a membership organization comprised of basic research scientists, and clinical investigators in the field along with physicians and other healthcare practitioners.

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