Raul Cordoba Mascunano
Dr Raul Cordoba is Head of the Lymphoma Unit at the Fundacion Jimenez Diaz University Hospital, Madrid, Spain. He obtained his Medicine Degree from the Autonomous University of Madrid and went on to specialise in Hematology at the University Hospital La Princesa, Madrid. He first started his research in the field of lymphoid neoplasms, achieving his Master’s degree in Molecular Oncology from the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre, Madrid, and his PhD from the Department of Medicine at the Autonomous University of Madrid. He serves as the vice-president of the Spanish Group of Geriatric Hematology of the Spanish Society of Hematology and Hemotherapy (SEHH) since 2012. He is also member of the EHA-Scientific Working Group of ""Aging and Hematology"" of the European Hematology Association, acting as the Chair of the Scientific Working Group on "Aging and Hematology" since 2019.. Since 2014, Dr Cordoba is the National Representative of SIOG in Spain. He is member of the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) where he has given lectures in scientific symposia and educational programs with the topic of geriatric hematology. He is currently the Coordinator of the Geriatric Hematology program in a network of 4 public hospitals in Madrid. He received a research grant to study frailty in older adults with lymphoma. Moreover, he is the Principal Investigator for the Hematology Programme of START Madrid-FJD, a unit dedicated exclusively to Phase I trials in oncology.