Dr David O’Connor
Dr David O'Connor is a consultant in paediatric haematology responsible for the daily care of children with malignant an non-malignant haematological disorders. He has particular expertise in all forms of childhood leukaemia.
He completed a PhD at Imperial College London in 2015 investigating the molecular causes of leukaemia and has published a number of high impact papers. Dr O' Connor combines his clinic work with ongoing research activities at the University College London Cancer Institue. He is a Cancer Research UK funded clinician scientist and leads research aiming to identify novel effective therapies for the treatment of high-risk leukaemia.
- Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
- Acute myeloid leukaemia
- Bone Marrow Failure
- MBChB 2004
- MRCPCH 2007
- FRCPath 2011
- PhD (Imperial College London) 2015
Dr O'Conner leads a research programme at the University College London Cancer Institute which focuses on the identification of genetic drivers of high-risk leukaemias. The appreciation of these molecular mechanisms will lead to the development of novel agents to overcome treatment resistance, improving outcomes in children with leukaemia.
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