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EWOG-MDSEuropean Working Group of Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) in Childhood

EWOG-MDS European Working Group of MDS and JMML in Childhood

This website provides up-todate information for physicians and professional non-members, patients and members of the EWOG-MDS Study Group. For physicians this pages contain expert information about the diagnosis and treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) in childhood and Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia (JMML). General information on MDS and JMML is offered to patients and their relations. Members will find non-public information as well as downloads of forms and presentations.

EWOG-Working Meeting 2019, Prague

The 33rd EWOG-MDS/SAA Working Meeting will take place during the SIOP Europe 2019 Annual Meeting in Prague, 20th to 25th May.


Details of the meeting will be available here as soon as possible.

Workshop on Hematological Malignancies at ASH

Workshop on Inherited Hematopoietic Malignancies

We hope to see you this year at the Workshop on Inherited Hematopoietic Malignancies that will take place Friday, November 30, from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the 60th ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Diego, CA.  We are aware that there are still some free slots for potential speakers. Therefore, if you are interested to talk, please contact Marcin Wlodarski.
The following sessions will be featured during this workshop:

Establishing a Hematopoietic Predisposition Clinic
Moderators: Kim Nichols, MD and Lucy Godley, MD, PhD

Identifying Known and Novel Germline Variants
Moderators: Marcin Wlodarski, MD and Kaan Boztug, MD

Pedigree Review - Discussion of Interesting Pedigrees and New Variants
Moderators: Sharon Savage, MD and Ian Majewski, PhD

Variant Evaluation Including Demonstration of ClinGen Initiative
Moderators: Hideki Muramatsu, MD, PhD and Shannon McWeeney, PhD

Ethical Discussion Surrounding Testing
Moderators: Inga Hofmann, MD and Sarah Bannon, MS

Exciting New Research Findings
Moderators: Mary Armanios, MD and Timothy Olson, MD, PhD

Additional information about these sessions can be found here on the ASH website.

All are welcome to attend this workshop. While no additional fee is required to attend, you will need to be registered for the annual meeting and arrive with your meeting badge.

Note: If you have attended more than one ASH Friday Scientific Workshop in previous years, you will receive a separate email for each workshop.

EWOG-Working Meeting 2018, Frankfurt


The 32nd EWOG-MDS/SAA Working Meeting took place in Frankfurt, 18th to 20th June 2018.

It was a pleasure for us to welcome guests from Japan and the USA as well this time to foster international clinical and translational cooperation. The scientific presentations, and fruitful discussions were excellent and quite memorable!

The protocol of the meeting can be found in the members area. You can already see some pictures of the meeting there.

EWOG-Meeting 2017, Rome

The 8th EWOG-MDS/SAA Symposium took place in Rome, 28th to 30th September 2017.

We thank Franco Locatelli and his helpers for organizing this exciting meeting. The scientific presentations, and fruitful discussions were excellent and quite memorable! We also enjoyed the dinner at the Palazzo Doria Pamphilj very much. 

The scientific program can still be found here (pdf-file).

If you want to share some pictures of the meeting with us please look here.

EWOG-MDS Studycenter

University Hospital
Dep. of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine

D-79106 Freiburg