Institute of Cellular Medicine

Staff Profile

Dr Mary Slatter

Associate Clinical Lecturer



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.






UK Paediatric HSCT group

Inborn Errors of metabolism EBMT working party


Research Interests

New conditioning regimens for transplanting children with Primary Immunodeficiency.
Longterm follow up of patients with PID post Haematopoietic stem cell transplantation.


Current Work

Joint experience Newcastle/Great Ormond Street Hospital of using treosulfan-based conditioning regimens.
Haploidentical transplantation for PID using CD3 TCR alpha/beta/CD19 depletion.


Future Research

Longterm follow up studies.


Research Roles

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.