I provide the clinical lead for the day to day running of the Children's Bone Marrow Transplant unit in the Great North Children's Hospital.
Started on the Children's BMT unit in November 1999 after working in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Became an Associate Specialist in August 2004. Appointed as Consultant Paediatrician in HSCT 2014.
Roles and Responsibilities
Provide the clinical lead for the daily running of the Children's BMT unit.
Development of the longterm follow up programme.
Extensive involvement in clinical research for children with Primary Immunodeficiency undergoing HSCT.
MB ChB, FRCPCH
UK Paediatric HSCT group
Inborn Errors of metabolism EBMT working party
New conditioning regimens for transplanting children with Primary Immunodeficiency.
Longterm follow up of patients with PID post Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
Joint experience Newcastle/Great Ormond Street Hospital of using treosulfan-based conditioning regimens.
Haploidentical transplantation for PID using CD3 TCR alpha/beta/CD19 depletion.
Longterm follow up studies.
PI in Newcastle for UKPIN national database for Primary Immunodeficiency disorders in children with electronic transfer of data to the European Society of Immunodeficiency (ESID) Patient and Research registry.
PI in Newcastle for Evaluation of Treosulfan pharmacokinetics in children undergoing allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation.