Newcastle Laboratories

Dr. Christopher Bacon

Cellular Pathology, NEHODS

Honorary Consultant Haematopathologist

NEHODS Board Member – Senior Lecturer in Haematopathology / Honorary Consultant Haematopathologist

Qualifications: BMedSci, MB ChB, PhD, FRCPath  GMC code: 4635369

Chris is an academic haematopathologist who trained in Histopathology at Hammersmith, Charing Cross and University College London Hospitals and received subspecialty Haematopathology training at the latter from Peter Isaacson and Ahmet Dogan. He subsequently held a Senior Clinician Scientist Fellowship from The Royal College of Pathologists / The Health Foundation / The Pathological Society of Great Britain and Ireland in Molecular Histopathology at the University of Cambridge / Addenbrooke’s Hospital. He is now an Honorary Consultant Haematopathologist within the Northern England Haemato-Oncology Diagnostic Service and a Senior Lecturer in Haematopathology in the Northern Institute of Cancer Research, Newcastle University, where he leads a team investigating the biology and genetics of aggressive lymphoma, especially T-cell, paediatric and immunodeficiency-associated lymphoma. His main diagnostic interests are lymphoma pathology, the pathology of immunodeficiency and molecular pathology.

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Senior Lecturer in Haematopathology
Northern Institute for Cancer Research
Paul O’Gorman Building
Newcastle University
Framlington Place
Newcastle upon Tyne

Phone: +44 (0)191 2084404
Fax: +44 (0)191 2084301

Honorary Consultant Haematopathologist
Department of Cellular Pathology
Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Royal Victoria Infirmary
Queen Victoria Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
Phone: +44 (0)191 2829142

Fax: +44 (0)191 2825892
Sec: +44 (0)191 2825564 (Karen Manners)