About us

The Belgian Journal of Hematology (BJH) is the official journal of the Belgian Hematologists Society (BHS)the Belgian Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (BSTH)the Belgian Society of Paediatric Haematology and Oncology (BSPHO) and the Belgian Society for Advancement of Cytometry (BSAC). BJH is the journal for training of medical specialists working in the field of Haematology in Belgium or Luxembourg in the broadest sense.

BJH is a practical and informative medical journal. The aim of the journal is to provide insight and overview of the latest medical developments. Through BJH, one is informed quickly about new relevant developments for clinical practice in Haematology and related fields. The content is compiled by an independent editorial board , written by medical specialists in the field and is peer-reviewed in order to warrant objective information.

Of course, BJH is open to contributions from readers. Spontaneous submissions can be published after review and approval by the editorial board. More information about submissions is available below at ‘Submission of manuscripts’.

ISSN: 2773-1294

Editorial board

Chairman Editorial Board

G. Verhoef,
MD, PhD, Professor in Haematology, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven.


C. Bonnet, MD, PhD, Professor in Haematology, CHU Sart Tilman, Liège

A. Bosly, MD, PhD, Professor in Haematology, CHU Dinant Godinne-UCL Namur, Yvoir

D. Bron, MD, PhD, Professor in Haematology-Oncology, Institut Jules Bordet, Brussels

B. De Moerloose, MD, PhD, Professor in Paediatric Haematology-Oncology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent

A. Gadisseur, MD, PhD, Professor in Haematology, Antwerp University Hospital, Antwerp

C. Hermans, MD, PhD, Professor in Haematology, Cliniques Universitaire Saint-Luc, Brussels

B. Heyrman, MD, haematologist, ZNA Middelheim, Antwerp

A. Janssens, MD, PhD, Professor in Haematology, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven

J. Depaus, MD, haematologist, CHU UCL Namur, Site Godinne, Yvoir

A. Kentos, MD, haematologist, Centre Hospitalier de Jolimont, Haine-Saint-Paul

J. Philippé, MD, PhD, Professor in Clinical Biology, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent

R. Schots, MD, PhD, Professor in Haematology, University Hospital Brussels, Brussels

K. Theunissen, MD, haematologist-oncologist, Virga Jesse Hospital, Hasselt

J. Van Droogenbroeck, MD, haematologist, AZ Sint-Jan Brugge-Oostende, Bruges

P. Vlummens, MD, haematologist, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent

P. Zachee, MD, PhD, Professor in Internal Medicine, ZNA Stuivenberg, Antwerp

K. Saevels, MD, haematologist, University Hospital Antwerp, Antwerp

V. Van Hende, MD, heamatologist, AZ Nikolaas, Sint Niklaas

N. Granacher, MD, haematologist, ZNA Stuivenberg, Antwerp


These author instructions provide a detailed overview of the requirements for the different article types of the journal.

All authors of an article need to sign the copyright form.

If your manuscript contains photo’s, scans or videos of patients, please print and return this form of written consent to us after it has been signed by both the patient and yourself as author of the manuscript.

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BJH is a peer-reviewed medical journal and follows the recommendations of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE).