Prof. Axel Hofmann

Prof. Axel Hofmann

Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Division of Surgery at University of Western Australia


Axel Hofmann is a Doctor of Medical Science with a Master’s Degree in Economics. He is Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Health and Medical Science, University of Western Australia and Visiting Professor at the Institute of Anesthesiology at the University Hospital Zurich, Switzerland. He is a key opinion leader in Patient Blood Management (PBM) with a focus on clinical and health economic research, and the implementation of PBM. He currently serves as Chair of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) External Steering Committee to develop a WHO Policy Brief and Guidelines for the Implementation of PBM. He has published in Anaesthesia, Anesthesia & Analgesia, Anesthesiology, Annals of Oncology, British Journal of Anaesthesia, British Medical Journal Open, Journal of Intensive Care, Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Lancet, Oncologist, Transfusion, Transfusion Medicine Reviews, Vox Sanguinis and other international peer-reviewed journals. (h-index 33; ResearchGate score 36.47; citations >4,100).

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Parallel Session: Patient Blood Management: A disruption that is benefiting millions and could save billions

  • 8 November, 2021
  • 15:00 - 16:30