Dr Emma Nicholson

Consultant Haematologist BSc, MBChB, MRCP, PhD, FRCPath

Specialism: Haemato-oncology

Available at: Chelsea, Sutton

Special interests:

  • Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (Teenage and Young Adults)
  • Stem Cell Transplant
  • Chimeric Antigen Receptor T cells.


Dr Emma Nicholson has both an NHS and private practice at the Royal Marsden Hospital. She is a Consultant Haematologist with a specialist interest in stem cell transplantation and acute leukaemia. 

She graduated from Glasgow University in 2002 and undertook her postgraduate haematology specialist training in Glasgow and London. She was awarded a PhD in 2013 from University College London and her research focused on T cell Receptor Gene Therapy. 

She was appointed as a Consultant Haematologist at the Royal Marsden Hospital in 2016. She is clinical lead for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia and Stem Cell Transplant in Teenage and Young Adult patients, for clinical trials in stem cell transplant and for Chimeric Antigen Receptor T cells in haematological malignancies.

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