Collin, Professor Matthew

Professor Matthew CollinProfessor of Haematology and Honorary Consultant Haematologist

  • Professor of Haematology and Honorary Consultant Haematologist
  • Tel: (0191) 213 8479
  • GMC Code: 4229560
  • Qualifications: BM BCh DPhil MRCP FRCPath
  • Special Interests

    Bone Marrow Transplantation
    Histiocytosis
    Adult Immunodeficiency

  • Biography

    PhD in Immunology 1992 and Medical Degree 1995 (Oxford University).  Specialist training in Haematology and Transplantation 2004 (Northern region).  Consultant Haematologist since 2006, Professor of Haematology and Director of Bone Marrow Transplantation since 2010.
    Clinical expertise in bone marrow transplantation aiming to provide a top quality modern and innovative service to patients from across the region.  Research expertise in human dendritic cell (DC) biology including discovery and classification of human DCs, role of DCs in graft versus host disease, genetic DC deficiency due to GATA2 mutation and IRF8 mutation (both discovered in Newcastle) and the histiocytic disorders Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis and Erdheim Chester Disease.  Major research funding from Bloodwise (formerly Leukaemia Research Fund) CRUK, Wellcome Trust and MRC.  More details of research at http://www.hudendritic.org.  Founding Trustee of local blood cancer charity Bright Red.

  • Directorate

    Cancer Services and Clinical Haematology

  • Hospital Base

    NCCC, Freeman Hospital

  • Clinics Provided

    Bone Marrow Transplantation new patients
    Bone Marrow Transplantation follow up
    Adult Histiocytosis

  • Name of Secretary
    Lucy Manning
  • Professor Matthew Collin 
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