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Dr Adam Gassas



Dr Adam Gassas

Current Post:


Consultant and Lead for Paediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantation

Contact Details:


T: 0117 342 8044 (secretary)


Special Clinical Interests:


Graft vs Host disease (GVH)

Graft vs Leukaemia effect (GVL)

Unrelated and cord stem cell transplantation

Haplo-identical stem cell transplantation with post-transplant cyclophosphamide

Stem cell transplantation for malignant and non-malignant diseases including genetic metabolic diseases and haemoglobinpathies

Membership of professional bodies:


Royal college of Physicians and Royal College of paediatrics and Child Health

UK Paediatric Bone Marrow Transplantation Group

European Bone Marrow Transplantation (EBMT)

American Society of Bone Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT)

Centre of International Bone Marrow Transplantation Research (CIBMTR)

Society of Paediatric Oncology (SIOP)


Professional profile/background:


Consultant and BMT Director, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust. Dr Gassas works at the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, specialising in paediatric stem cell transplantation since 2015. From 2001-2015, he was a consultant in The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto, University of Toronto, Canada between specialising in paediatric stem cell transplantation. He also helps maintain global quality standards for stem cell transplantation in his role as a FACT/JACIE Inspector. He awarded FACT accreditation to 9 large US stem cell transplantation centres and 2 large Canadian centres. He also awarded JACIE accreditation to 3 large UK stem cell transplantation centres including immune effector cellular therapy. Dr Gassas also awarded the accreditation of the first Israeli centre that was awarded JACIE certification in 2018.


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