Head of the Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics laboratories at NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Andrea is a Consultant Clinical Scientist and the national Head of the Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics Laboratories at NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT). She is co-lead for work package 5, which deals with the commissioning of the GENETITAN-MC instruments at NHSBT and other blood services.
She is responsible for 6 laboratories providing services for solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplant programs, platelet transfusion, disease association and donor registry typing as well as a service development laboratory. Andrea is a past chair of the European Federation for Immunogenetics (EFI) Accreditation Committee and past chair of the British Society for Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics (BSHI).