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Dr Varun Mehra is a leading consultant haematologist based in London who specialises in myelodysplastic syndrome, acute leukaemia, myeloma/lymphomas, bone marrow failure, autologous transplantation for autoimmune conditions such as multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, systemic sclerosis, 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 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 UK. He has developed key academic partnerships in mycology & transplant immunobiology research and education within Kings Health Partners (KHP). He has published regularly on his disease specific research in high impact clinical and scientific journals, and has been awarded various research grants to pursue his academic work in field of haematological medicine.

Dr Mehra's main research interests are in infections of immunocompromised hosts, graft versus host disease and transplantation of autoimmune diseases; and have 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 is currently the Educational lead for Kings College Haematology Tranining program, jointly working with Training program Director. 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 plays an active role in developing post-graduation modules for training in clinical haematology and other disease specific preceptorship educational programs.

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




Bone marrow transplant

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Myeloproliferative disorders


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
  • Second medical opinion
  • Thrombocytopenia

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