Dr. Baba Inusa

Lead consultant for haemoglobinopathies, Evelina London Children’s Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Foundation NHS Trust, London

Baba Inusa graduated MBBS 1984, ABU Zaria. He is a Professor of Paediatric Haematology, King’s College London. Chair, National Haemoglobinopathy Panel, England.

His main research activity sickle cell disease including global health, Newborn screening, stroke, renal disorders and health related quality of life. Prof Inusa is the chief investigator African Research innovative initiative for Sickle Cell Education (ARISE )www.ariseinitiative.org and EU Horizon 2020 Marie Sklowdowska –Curie grant involving institutions in Europe, Kenya, Nigeria and Lebanon institutions 2019-2023. He has published widely in high impact journals including New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet and Blood. He supervises PhD, Masters Students at King’s College London. He is the founder/Director, Academy for sickle cell and thalassaemia (ASCAT) international conference now in its 15th year (2020) and Sickle Cohort Research Foundation (SCORE) www.scorecharity.com.