Cedric Hermans, MD—Medical Member for the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) board of directors—has been named Editor-in-Chief of Haemophilia journal, a Wiley publication. Hermans takes over from Michael Makris, MD, as co-Editor-in-Chief in July 2018, and will be sole Editor-in-Chief of Haemophilia in January 2019 when Craig Kessler steps down.
Hermans, MD, completed his medical training and specialization in internal medicine at Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium, and received his PhD in Biomedical Sciences, specializing in toxicology. He was appointed Associate Professor at the Medical School of the Catholic University of Louvain in 2003 before becoming Full Professor in 2012. He has published over 200 original articles in international journals. Hermans is head of the Haemostasis and Thrombosis Unit and the Haemophilia Centre of the Saint-Luc University Hospital, Brussels, and is Vice Dean of the Medical School of the Catholic University of Louvain. He is also past President of EAHAD. His main research interests lie in the area of hemostasis and thrombosis, especially clinical studies on the treatment and management of hemophilia.
The WFH would like to thank Michael Makris and Craig Kessler for their work on the journal and wish them all the best in their future endeavours.
To find out more about Cedric Hermans, please read Q&A with WFH leaders – Cedric Hermans.