Swee Lay Thein

Professor of Molecular Hematology, Consultant Haematologist, Head of Division of Gene and Cell Based Therapy, Kings College London School of Medicine/Kings College Hospital, James Black Centre
Prof. Thein has published 100+ articles in national and international journals. She is She is Feature Editor of the Sickle Blood Hub and serves many editorial boards including Blood, Annals of Haematology, and American Journal of Hematology. Prof Thein has research interest in Inherited and acquired red blood cell disorders and sickle cell disease and haemoglobinopathies.

She is Chair of the EHA Scientific Working Group for Red Cells and iron disorders, has been involved in ESH courses on red cell haematology in 2007, 2010 and 2011 and successfully organised successful annual international conferences on sickle cell since 2006. She has also chaired, presented and produced material for educational sessions in annual conferences of the British Society of Haematology, EHA, ASH and the International Society of Haematology.