Speakers: Austin Kulasekararaj
Professor Austin G Kulasekararaj is a Consultant Haematologist and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at King's College Hospital in London.
His Clinical Interests are Aplastic anaemia and bone marrow failure syndromes, PNH, MDS and myeloid malignancies. He leads the King's National Paroxysmal Nocturnal Haemoglobinuria service.
Passionate about the delivery of clinical trials, he is Coordinating Investigator for a number of early/late phase clinical trials. His current drive is to bring novel therapies for PNH, AA, TP53 mutated myeloid neoplasms and the improvement of thrombocytopenia.
His Translational Research work is about molecular/immunological pathogenesis of MDS and aplastic anaemia, particular focus on overlap disorders. He is Bloodwise foundation and British Society of Haematology (BSH) senior clinical research fellow.
He is also scientific advisor for patient advocacy group (MDS UK) and member of the MDS NCRN working group, member of the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation Severe Aplastic Anaemia Working Party and member of the ASH Scientific Committee on Bone Marrow Failure.
He has authored/co-authored over 130 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and he has contributed to book chapters in major textbooks.