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Dr Varun Mehra is a leading consultant haematologist based in London who specialises in myelodysplastic syndrome, acute leukaemia, bone marrow failure syndromes, autologous transplantation for autoimmune conditions such as multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, systemic sclerosis, and has expertise in Allogeneic stem cell transplantation, immunotherapy and post transplant complications.

Dr Mehra completed his post-graduate specialist Haematology training at world-renowned King's College Hospital, London, where he has been working for the past few years as a core member of a busy Stem Cell Transplant & Cellular therapy unit, while pursuing his MD (res) degree with King's College London University in developing novel diagnostic biomarkers for invasive fungal disease (aspergillosis) in immunocompromised Haemato-oncology patients.

Dr Mehra has been instrumental in leading a large single centre NCRN badged prospective study on Invasive Fungal disease and has a good track record for his involvement in clinical trials, more recently as Chief and Principal Investigator of various clinical research studies in the UK. He has developed key academic partnerships in mycology research and education within Kings Health Partners (KHP). He has published regularly on his disease specific research interests in high impact clinical and scientific journals.

Dr Mehra's main research interests are in infections of immunocompromised hosts, graft versus host disease, and transplantation of autoimmune diseases; and has helped develop exciting research collaborations within and outside Kings Health Partners with bench to bed translation opportunities. He also has strong interest in education and training. He chaired London School of Pathology Specialist Trainee Committee and represented London Pathology Trainees in the Royal College Specialist Advisory group between 2014-2016. He currently sits on the KHP Institute of Haematology Education & Training steering group, playing an active role in developing post-graduation modules for training in clinical haematology and other disease specific Preceptorship programmes.

He is also the current Educational lead for Haematology Specialist training programme in Kings College Hospital, jointly working with Training Programme Director.

Dr Mehra is also fully trained in the assessment of patients for, and delivery of CAR-T therapy, a highly specialised new therapy that has recently been licensed for certain patients with relapsed high grade B cell lymphomas and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

Especialista en

Myelodysplastic syndrome

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Leukaemia

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Bone marrow transplant

What is it? A bone marrow transplant is a therapeutic procedure that aims to replace damaged bone marrow with healthy marrow in order to treat ...

Lymphomas

What is lymphoma? Lymphoma is a group of blood cancers developing from lymphocytes, which are the cells that defend the body in the immune syst...

Myeloproliferative disorders

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Low blood count

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Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Anaemia
  • Aplastic anaemia
  • Bleeding disorders
  • Bone marrow transplant
  • Cancer
  • Chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
  • Essential thrombocythaemia
  • Haemochromatosis
  • Hodgkin's disease
  • Hyperferritinaemia
  • Iron deficiency
  • Iron metabolism disorders
  • Leukaemia
  • Low blood count
  • Low-grade lymphoma
  • Lymphomas
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic syndrome
  • Myelofibrosis
  • Myeloproliferative disorders
  • Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma
  • Personalised medicine
  • Platelet disorders
  • Polycythaemia vera
  • Purpura
  • Rare blood disorders
  • Thrombocytopenia

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  • King's College Hospital
    Denmark Hill SE5 9RS - London (Central London)
    (+44) 02076618824
  • The Harley Street Clinic
    35 Weymouth St W1G 8BJ - London (W1G Marylebone London)
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  • Leaders in Oncology Care
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  • London International Patient Services
    5 Devonshire Pl W1G 6HL - London (W1G Marylebone London)
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