Robin Foà is Professor of Hematology and Head of Hematology at the “Sapienza” University of Rome, Italy. His main interests have been the biological characterization of acute and chronic lymphoproliferative disorders, the role of molecular biology in the diagnosis and monitoring of hematological malignancies, the role of cytokines in lymphoid malignancies, gene profiling, microarray analyses and next generation sequencing in acute and chronic leukemias, as well as the design of innovative therapeutic strategies for hematological neoplasms.
Professor Foà was President-Elect, President and Past-President of EHA during the years 2007–2013. He is chair of the Education Committee and the Outreach Unit of EHA. Professor Foà has authored, coauthored, and edited over 550 papers, reviews, and books. He was co-editor of Leukemia and Lymphoma, and associate editor of the British Journal of Hematology and of The Hematology Journal. He was also editor-in-chief of The Hematology Journal until December 2004 and of Haematologica-The Hematology Journal from January 2005 to February 2008.