Carr, Robert – consultant haematologist and clinical lead for young adult cancer

 

Consultant profiles

Mr Robert Carr, consultant haematologist and clinical lead for young adult cancer

Contacts

Secretary email: suzanne.bates@gstt.nhs.uk

Area of expetise: acute myeloid leukaemia, non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL)

  • Biography

    Dr Robert Carr is a consultant haematologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital, where he specialises in leukaemia and leads the young adult cancer service.

    He is an active researcher in the field of haem-oncology and neonatal immunology.

    For the last ten years Robert has been a member and, recently, chair of a research ethics committee. He has 30 years experience of recruiting children, young people and adults patients into clinical trials. He has a particular interest in improving patient understanding of the importance of research data collections, and novel approaches to achieving appropriate informed consent.

  • Specialist interests

    • acute myeloid leukaemia
    •  non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL)
    • young adult cancer services.