Thierry Facon, MD
Department of Haematology
Lille University Hospital
Dr. Thierry Facon received his medical degree at Lille University School of Medicine. He is Professor of Haematology in the Department of Haematology, Lille University Hospital, Lille, France, a position he has held since 2000. He is also an honorary professor at the Institute of Hematology & Blood Diseases Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Peking Union Medical College, China.
Dr. Facon is a member of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), the International Myeloma Working Group (IMWG), the International Myeloma Foundation (IMF), and is a founding member and administrator of the Fondation Française pour la Recherche contre le Myélome et les Gammapathies (FFRMG). In addition, he was president of the Intergroupe Francophone du Myélome (IFM), and vice president of the French Society of Haematology. Dr. Facon has presented at international congresses, including the plenary sessions at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the American Society of Hematology (ASH), and the educational sessions of European Haematology Association (EHA) and ASH. He also co-organized the XIIIth International Myeloma Workshop (IMW) in Paris. Dr. Facon has authored a number of articles and has published his work in various journals including The Lancet and The New England Journal of Medicine.