Niels van de Donk

MD, PhD
VU University Medical Center

Niels van de Donk, MD, PhD, is a Hematologist at the VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

He obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy and a Master’s degree from the University Medical Center Utrecht, where he also completed his PhD studies, before going on to complete his medical degree at the University Medical Center Utrecht. Following a fellowship at the Jerome Lipper Multiple Myeloma Center, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, USA, he became a hematologist in the Department of Hematology at the University Medical Center Utrecht.

Dr van de Donk’s primary research interest is the treatment of patients with multiple myeloma and he is involved in translational research towards finding new targets for therapy with a focus on immune therapy. He is author or co-author of a number of books and many papers published in peer-reviewed journals and a reviewer for several journals including Blood, Leukemia, and Haematologica, as well as associate editor of the Netherlands Journal of Hematology. He is also secretary of the HOVON multiple myeloma working party.