Harrison, Claire – professor of myeloproliferative neoplasms and deputy clinical director

 

Consultant profiles

Dr Claire Harrison, consultant haematologist 

Contacts

Secretary: Teresa Theuma
Secretary tel: 020 7188 2742

Area of expertise: myeloproliferative neoplasms

  • Biography

    Professor Claire Harrison became a consultant at our hospital in 2001. She is also deputy clinical director of cancer and haematology.

    She has influenced major advances in her field including the description of key mutations and designing/leading global clinical trials, for example the first JAK inhibitor trial in Europe. Claire is the chief investigator for several other international and national clinical trials.

    Claire has strong international collaborations and authors many papers in peer-reviewed journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine and Blood.

    She has worked with enthusiastic patients to create a patient charity MPNvoice.

    Claire is an internationally regarded expert in her field and as a patient advocate.

  • Education and training

    • Oxford University
    • University College Hospital
    • Great Ormond Street
  • Specialist interests

    • Myeloproliferative neoplasms
    • Essential thrombocythaemia
    • Polycythaemia Vera
    • Myelofibrosis
    • Eosinophilia and nuetrophilia
    • MPN/MDS overlap
    • Clinical trials.
  • Awards

    • Dunhill Medical Fellowship
    • Tisch visiting professor Mount Sinai

    • NIHR clinical researcher.

  • Research interests

    • Myeloproliferative neoplasms
    • Essential thrombocythaemia
    • Polycythaemia Vera
    • Myelofibrosis
    • Eosinophilia and nuetrophilia
    • MPN/MDS overlap
    • Clinical trials
    • Thrombosis and disease progression.

    See some of our upcoming haematology clinical trials (Powerpoint 251Kb).