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Inusa, Baba

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Professor of paediatric haematology

Baba Inusa - consultant in haemoglobinopathies and children's general medicine

Biography

Graduated MBBS, ABU Zaria, Nigeria 1984, fellowship in paediatrics nigeria (1992) and UK (1995). Consultant East and North Hertfordshire,1997, Guy’s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust from 2003 and professor of paediatric haematology, King’s College London from 2019. Lead consultant at Evelina London, Guy’s and St Thomas NHS London

Chair, National Haemoglobinopathy Panel from 2020 leading national Multidisciplinary team meeting of complex patients and business meetings with stakeholders.

His research interest includes newborn screening, stroke and renal impairment in sickle cell disease, with special interest in global haematology leading projects in Africa and global mentor for scientists and clinicians in SCD.

Chair and convenor, academy for sickle cell and thalassaemia (ASCAT) and currently partner with EHA and BSH to run an international annual scientific conference for sickle cell and thalassaemia.

Co-founder of the sickle cell cohort research foundation, Nigeria (SCORE): 

Co-chair Treatment Subcommittee of Consortium on Newborn Screening Africa (CONSA) and ASH Visitors training programme supervisor. The Consortium on Newborn Screening in Africa (CONSA) is an international network that seeks to demonstrate the benefits of newborn screening and early interventions for children with sickle cell disease (SCD) in sub-Saharan Africa. 

Principal investigator, African Research and Innovative Initiative for sickle cell education: improving research for service (ARISE) EU, Africa (Nigeria, Kenya, Zambia and Angola), Lebanon and US institutions and national chief investigator multiple drug clinical trials in sickle cell disease, UK. 

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Contacts

Secretary telephone

020 7188 6203

Secretary email

cheryl.greene@gstt.nhs.uk