Faculty of Medical Sciences


Centre for Haemato-Oncology

We combine disciplines to focus on leukaemia and lymphoma research that delivers benefit to patients.

The haematological malignancies include a diverse group of chronic and acute diseases which arise due to malignant transformation of blood-forming tissues.

They are a major cause of morbidity and death and are used extensively as model diseases for the study of malignant transformation and new drug development.

The Centre for Haemato-Oncology is one of the foremost research groups in the study of haematological malignancies in Europe. It comprises groups within Northern Institute for Cancer Research, Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Institute for Cellular Medicine and Clinical Haematology.

The Centre's work focuses on its strengths in the field of leukaemia and lymphoma research initiating high quality studies that delivers excellent benefit to patients.

Our primary areas of research are:


Professor Christine Harrison
Director, Centre for Haemato-Oncology