Journal of Hematopathology (2018) 11:27 https://doi.org/10.1007/s12308-018-0324-4 EDITORIAL William R. Macon Published online: 23 May 2018 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature 2018 Ten years ago, the Journal of Hematopathology made its de- , have been among the most popular and cited papers pub- but under the leadership of its founding Editor-in-Chief (EIC), lished in the Journal. We will certainly miss these efforts on J. Han J. M. van Krieken who retired from that position at the his part. end of 2017. In his editorial in the first issue of the Journal, Han’s retirement as EIC of the Journal does not mean he is Han acknowledged that “hematopathology is a rapidly evolv- riding quietly off into the sunset. He will continue to make ing field of pathology in which changes take place all the time. substantial contributions to the fields of hematopathology and The aim of the new journal is to bring the different develop- colorectal cancer as Professor of Pathology and as Chair of the ments together in one journal, so that the practicing Centre for Oncology at Radboud University in Nijmegen, hematopathologist is able to keep up with a variety of new Netherlands. He will also provide significant leadership to development in the field” . As Han’s successor as EIC of his university as Chairman of its Board of Deans and as the Journal, I fully embrace that decade-old aim and intend to Rector Magnificus of its Board of Governors. build on his successes. Han, the Journal and I thank you for all of your efforts in Under Han’s leadership, the Journal developed a strong and the establishment of the Journal of Hematopathology and wish international group of hematopathologists with varying inter- you the best in your further endeavors. ests as associate editors and among its editorial board. I am committed to following his example for having Journal lead- ership from accomplished hematopathologists whose collec- William R. Macon tive expertise will span the breadth of our integrated Editor-in-Chief morphologic- and laboratory-based subspecialty. Maintaining geographic diversity among its directors will continue to be important for the Journal in order to meet the interests of its References worldwide readership. Over the years, the Journal has published case studies, 1. van Krieken JHJM (2008) The Journal of Hematopathology: a new original research articles, and reviews. Han has been a major adventure!? J Hematop 1:1 contributor of such works to the Journal. In fact, his regular 2. van Krieken JH (2017) New developments in the pathology of ma- reviews of new developments in the pathology of malignant lignant lymphoma. A review of the literature published from lymphoma, including one appearing in the last issue of 2017 September–August 2017. J Hematop 10:117–127 * William R. Macon Macon.William@mayo.edu Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
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