Dr Emma Drasar
Sickle Cell Disease and Thalassaemia, Haemochromatosis
HCA Healthcare UK at University College Hospital, 5th Floor, Macmillan Cancer Centre, Huntley Street, London WC1E 6AG
The effects on the liver of haematological conditions and iron overload syndromes
Emma trained at St Barts and the Royal London School of Medicine, University of London and qualified in 2001. She was appointed as a Haematology Consultant at The Whittington Hospital and University College Hospitals London in 2016. She completed her haematology training at King’s College Hospital where she was appointed Clinical Lecturer in Sickle Cell Disease between 2009 and 2013. During that time was awarded her PhD based on research into markers of severity and predictors of organ dysfunction in sickle cell disease with Professor Swee Lay Thein. In 2013 she was awarded the Early Stage Investigator prize from the British Society of Haematology. She is the North Central Haemoglobinopathy Network Lead and is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at UCL.