Dr Claudio Cerchione, MD, PhD, is Hematologist and Researcher at Hematology Unit - Istituto Scientifico Romagnolo per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori (IRST) IRCCS. He has spent international research experiences in Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität, Bonn, Germany, in Universitade de Coimbra, Portugal, collaborating in their clinical and research projects, and in MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA, where he was nominated International Ambassdor of SOHO (Society of Hematologic Oncology). He is member of the editorial boards of many scientific journals, and member of several international societies, including the Society of Hematologic Oncology (SOHO), American Society of Hematology (ASH), European Hematology Association (EHA) and Italian Society of Hematology (SIE). He is author/co-author of many articles in peer-reviewed international journals and more than 200 abstracts, presented at national and international congresses, and is member of Editorial Board or reviewer for several highly cited international journals. In 2018/2019 he was nominated by EHA as one of the winners of Clinical Research Training in Hematology. He is involved in many educational activities at national and international Hematology conferences, either as invited speaker or chairman.