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Persis Amrolia

Professor of Transplantation Immunology.

Professor Persis Amrolia was born in London in 1964. He came to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in 1999 as an MRC Clinician-Scientist and was appointed as a Consultant in Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) in 2002, UCL Professor of Transplantation Immunology at the Institute of Child Health in 2010 and National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Research Professor in 2013.

Persis spends half of his time looking after children undergoing BMT clinically and half of his time on research. 

Persis has an outstanding record of translating cutting edge science into clinical benefit for patients and has played a key role in developing a world-class research programme on the BMT unit at GOSH.

His research work has focused on immunotherapy – using immune cells to prevent infections and leukaemic relapse after stem cell transplant.

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See also: Health Organisation Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) - Children's hospital for special care.

Persis Amrolia News

Treatment with immune system caused remission in incurable leukaemia

Independent - 02-Sep-2019

CAR-T therapy gives hope for the children for whom the standard therapies don't work