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Dr Martin Besser

Consultant in haematology

I am a Haematology Consultant specialising in Non-malignant Haematology.
Martin Besser

My current role

I am the specialty lead in Medical Haematology at CUH and Royal Papworth Hospital.

I specialise in Haematology, Haemoglobinopathy (Sickle Cell Disease and Thalassaemia), Thrombosis Haemostasis, Immune Haematology, Transfusion and Point-of-care testing.

I am the principal investigator in the STAND trial (Sickle Cell Disease), AG348-C-006, AG348-C-007 and AG348-C-011 trials

Previous history

I qualified at the university of Ulm, Germany.

I previously held the Baxter/Royal College of Pathologists Research Fellowship in Coagulation in 2007/8 and I have been appointed at CUH and Royal Papworth Hospital as a haematology consultant since 2009.

I was also the training programme director for haematology in the East of England between 2014 and 2018.

Memberships and accreditations

German State Exam Medicine (University of Ulm , 1998), Doctor Medicinae , University of Ulm, 2001, Facharzt für Innere Medizin, Hämatologie und Onkologie

Personal interests

I enjoy teaching students and have a special interest in information technology. I am a certified physician builder on the Epic System.