Dr Alexander Vlaar. PhD, MD, MBA is associated professor Intensive Care Medicine (H-index: 26, 2.839 citation, > 160 articles) and principal investigator in intensive care medicine. Focus of Vlaar’s research is transfusion-related morbidity and mortality. His research lines consist, among others, of pre-clinical and clinical investigation in the field of antibody and non-antibody mediated transfusion related acute lung injury (TRALI) and transfusion associated circulatory overload (TACO). He is the chair of the international TRALI re-definition working group and chair of the ESICM Transfusion Task Force.