Dr. Christina Peters is Professor of Paediatrics at the Department of Stem Cell
Transplantation of St. Anna Children’s Hospital in Vienna, Austria and is principal
investigator of active studies within the EBMT and IBFM for the treatment of
Her research interests include allogeneic haematopoietic transplantation in children
and adolescents with malignant and non-malignant diseases from related and
unrelated donors, infectious and toxic complications after stem cell transplantation,
adoptive therapies for haematological malignancies and family oriented rehabilitation
for children with life threatening diseases.
Dr. Peters chaired the EBMT Paediatric Diseases Working Party between 2008 and
2014. As an expert speaker Dr. Peters has presented on a variety of topics at many
symposia, meetings and seminars.
She has authored and co-authored numerous papers in peer-review journals such as
Lancet, New England Journal of Medicines, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Biology of
Blood and Marrow Transplantation, Bone Marrow Transplantation, Blood, Vox
Sanguinis, Leukemia, Haematologica, British Journal of Haematology, and The
Pediatric Clinics of North America.
She acts as a regular reviewer of publications for haematology, paediatric and
Prof. Peters is member of many professional societies including IBFM, CIBMTR, the
German and Austrian Society of Paediatric Haematology and the Austrian Gene
Therapy Comission. Furthermore Dr. Peters is a member of the Advisory Board of
the Austrian Ministry of Health, the Bioethical committee of the Austrian Prime
Minister and member of the ENPREMA (European Network Paediatric Research at
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