Health Protection Research Unit for Chemical & Radiation Threats & Hazards

Staff Profile

Professor Graham Jackson

Hon Clin Prof of Clin Haematology


Prof Jackson is a Consultant Haematologist at Newcastle Hospitals Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne and is a Professor of Haematology at Newcastle University.


He graduated from Cambridge and the Westminster School of Medicine. He gained his MRCP in 1986 and then moved to Newcastle University to undertake his MD, which he completed in 1992. Prof Jackson obtained his MRCPath in 1993, followed by his FRCP in 1999 and his FRCPath in 2000.


Throughout his career, Prof Jackson has received a number of awards, including special fellowship to the European School of Haematology and European Community Fellowship to the European School of Oncology. He has won the Van Bekkum medal at the EBMT and has been awarded the BSH gold medal.


He is a former president of the BSH and the BSBMT and served on the council of the RCPath. He has served on CTAAC and on the Blood wise clinical trials committee. He is a director of Myeloma UK and scientific secretary for the UKMF.


He leads the myeloma service at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne/Freeman hospital at the NCCC. He has been CI on the MRC Myeloma 9 and 11 and is currently the CI for myeloma 11 . He is part of the safety monitoring committee for all the MUK trials and previously as on the DMEC for the Endeavour and Clarion trials. His research interests focus on clinical trials and safety in the treatment of myeloma, development of long-term bone marrow transplant follow-up clinics, and the cytokine profile of acute and chronic graft-versus-host disease.


He has published over 200 peer reviewed papers as well as many book chapters and reviews.