Meet the Bone Marrow Transplant team

Key members of the Bone Marrow Transplant (BMT) Unit at Great Ormond Street Hospital include:

BMT Director

Professor Persis Amrolia
Special interests: adoptive immunotherapy and EBV-associated lymphoproliferative disease


Professor Bobby Gaspar 
Immunology Consultant
Special interest: cell and gene therapy

Dr Robert Chiesa
Special interests: cord blood transplantation and radioimmunotherapy

Dr Giovanna Luccini

Associate Specialists

Dr Kanchan Rao
Special interest: haemophagocytic lymphoistiocytosis (HLH)

Dr Khushnuma Mulanfiroze Speciality Doctor, BMT

Dr Arina Lazareva

BMT Clinical Fellow



Annette Hill
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Outpatient Nursing Team Lead

Maria Finch
Clinical Nurse Specialist

Rachel Mead
Clinical Nurse Specialist

Katherine Berry
Clinical Nurse Specialist

Lindsey Young
Clinical Nurse Specialist - International and Private Patients

Danielle Pinner
Clinical Nurse Specialist

Administrative Support

Chris Sullivan 
Medical PA

Poppy Debinath
Medical PA

Chetan Patel
Administration and Performance Lead


Kate Pye
Head of Nursing & Patient Experience

Mary Foo-Caballero, Emma Gilbert, Polly Livermore 

Esther Dontoh
General Manager

Charlotte Stevens
Service Manager

Anne Emmett
Quality Manager

Nick Cabon
Principal Analyst & Clinical Information Lead, Clinical Information Team