Nordic CLL Study Group (NCLLSG) is an independent research organization representing the Nordic CLL Study Groups
and all Nordic haematologists with a special interest in CLL.
The mission of NCLLSG is to ensure optimal evidence-based treatment of all CLL patients in the Nordic countries, through e.g. population-based studies or clinical trials with spin-off experimental research on disease biology and epidemiology and to spread education regarding CLL in the Nordic countries, including geographically remote areas.
NCLLSG works for this mission by:
- Conducting studies in well characterized patient groups with clinical as well as translational aspects.
- Establishing a Nordic network of knowledge about CLL for doctors, nurses, patients and their relatives.
- Facilitating the collaboration between Nordic CLL clinics and the pharmaceutical industry
- Denmark: Carsten Utoft Niemann (Chairman), Ilse Christiansen
- Finland: Vesa Lindström, Tommi Salmi (Scientific secreatary)
- Norway: Geir Tjønnfjord
- Sweden: Anders Österborg (Vice chairman), Richard Rosenquist, Eva Kimby, Mattias Mattsson, Maria Strandberg
- Iceland: Signy Sveinsdottir
- Clinical trials committee: Christian Geisler, Carsten Niemann, Mattias Mattsson, Vesa Lindström, Hoa Thi Tuyet Tran and Jeanette Lundin
- Outcome and Registry Research Committee: Lotta Hansson, Mattias Mattsson, Caspar da Cunha-Bang, Søren Ramme Nielsen
- Translational science committee: Richard Rosenquist (Translational studies chair), Carsten Niemann, Marzia Palma, Eva Kimby, Tuija Lundan
- Educational committee: Anders Österborg, Hoa Thi Tuyet Tran, Richard Rosenquist, Carsten Niemann. Members from Finland and Iceland to be appointed