Dr. Baba P.D Inusa
Professor of Paediatric Haematology, King’s College London
Dr. Baba P.D Inusa is a distinguished medical professional with a rich academic background. He earned his MBBS degree from ABU Zaria, Nigeria, in 1984, and furthered his expertise through a Fellowship in Paediatrics in Nigeria (1992) and the UK (1995). Additionally, he holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Haematology from the UK (1993).
Currently serving as a Professor of Paediatric Haematology at the Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine, King’s College London since 2019, Dr. Inusa also holds the position of Consultant Paediatrician at Evelina London, Guy’s and St Thomas NHS London. His leadership extends to chairing the UK National Haemoglobinopathy Panel and co-leading the South East/South London Haemoglobinopathy Centre since 2020.
Notably, Dr. Inusa is at the forefront of key initiatives, serving as the Chair of the Steering Committee for the Sickle Cell Disease Improvement Project in England since April 2022. He is also the Chief Investigator for the African Research and Innovative Initiative for Sickle Cell Education (ARISE), focusing on enhancing research capacity for clinical care in Sickle Cell Disease since 2019. Adding to his extensive contributions, Dr. Inusa co-chairs the Treatment Sub Committee of the ASH Consortium on Newborn Screening for Africa (CONSA) since 2021. Beginning in 2023, he holds the pivotal role of Chair for the Research and Grant Committee at the British Society of Haematology (BSH).
Dr. Inusa’s primary research interests lie in Sickle Cell Disease and Thalassaemia. With over 130 publications in high-impact journals and book chapters, his work focuses on identifying and improving treatments for End Organ Damage in Haemoglobinopathies as well as implementing Newborn Screening for Sickle Cell Disease in Africa.
Furthermore, he serves as the UK Chief Investigator for ongoing trials evaluating the effects of new modifying drug therapies in Sickle Cell Disease since 2015. Dr. Baba PD Inusa is dedicated to advancing medical knowledge and improving healthcare outcomes in the field of Haematology.