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Professor Robert Wynn

Honorary Clinical Professor of Paediatric Haematology and Cellular Therapy, Consultant Paediatric Haematologist, Director Blood and Marrow Transplant Unit


BA (Cambridge 1986), MB BChir (The London 1989) MD (Cambridge 2000) MRCP FRCPath

Special Interests:

Blood and marrow transplant in paediatrics, especially in inborn errors of metabolism, Paediatric Leukaemia treatment, Haemophagocytic Syndromes, Diagnostic Paediatric Haematology


Rob was born in Sudan but brought up in Liverpool. He remains a season ticket holder and passionate supporter of Liverpool Football Club. He was educated at St Edward’s College, Liverpool and did medical training at Cambridge University and The London Hospital Medical College. His post graduate medical training was in Newcastle and Edinburgh and his haematology training was in Cardiff and Manchester. He undertook specific paediatric transplant training in Toronto, Canada. His career was enormously influenced by the brilliant Professor Ed Wraith who inspired in him a lifelong interest in, and dedication to children with inborn errors of metabolism and how they might be helped by stem cell transplantation. Manchester has an international reputation for clinical practice and research in this field. He has edited several textbooks. contributed many chapters and has written over 100 peer reviewed papers in these fields. He was appointed Honorary Clinical Professor of Paediatric Haematology and Cellular Therapy in 2013.