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Dr Varun Mehra

Haematology

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Last updated: 12 Nov 2020

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  • Haemato-oncology

About me

Dr Varun Mehra is a Consultant Haematologist with a special interest in Allogeneic stem cell transplantation of haematological malignancies like leukaemia, myelodysplasia, lymphomas and myeloproliferative conditions. He also has expertise on bone marrow failure conditions including aplastic anaemia and undertakes Autologous transplantation for autoimmune conditions e.g. Multiple Sclerosis, Crohns disease, Systemic Sclerosis. He also provides expert consultations on general haematological problems including Anaemia, Low blood counts, Iron deficiency, haemochromatosis.

Dr Mehra, completed his specialist training at Kings 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 research Degree with Kings College London University in developing novel biomarkers in Fungal diagnostics for invasive aspergillosis in Haemato-oncology patients.

He has been instrumental in leading a large single centre prospective study on Invasive Fungal disease KIASII and has a good track record for his involvement in other clinical Trials. He has developed key academic partnerships in mycology research and education within KHP.

His other research interests in Transplantation of autoimmune diseases, graft versus host disease have helped develop exciting research collaborations within Kings Health Partners with bench to bed translation opportunities. He chaired London School of Pathology Specialist Trainee Committee and represented London Pathology Trainees in the Royal College Specialist Advisory group for 2 years until 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. Dr Mehra is 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

Areas of interest

Allogeneic stem cell transplantation of haematological malignancies like leukaemia, myelodysplasia, lymphomas and myeloproliferative conditions;

Expertise on bone marrow failure conditions including aplastic anaemia; Autologous transplantation for autoimmune conditions e.g. Multiple Sclerosis, Crohns disease, Systemic Sclerosis;

Expert consultations on General haematological problems including Anaemia, Low blood counts, Iron deficiency, Haemochromatosis.

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  • Donna Marie Dimond
  • Kings Private Guthrie Clinic Dept of Haematological Medicine Kings College Hospital Denmark Hill London SE5 9RS
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