Terry Hamblin

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Science
Occupation Physician
Location Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Introduction Born in Worcester, England 1943; school at Farnborough, Hampshire 1954-62; University 1962-7 and junior doctor posts 1967-74 in Bristol; Consultant Haematologist Bournemouth 1974-2003; Professor of Immunohaematology Southampton 1986 to present. Honorary Consultant Haematologist Kings College Hospital, London, 2004-present. After 5 years of working part time researching, writing, reviewing, editing, speaking, sitting on committees, advising, answering questions and thinking, I now think of myself as fully retired apart from my role as Editor in Chief of the medical journal Leukemia Research. I was awarded the Binet-Rai medal for outstanding research in CLL in 2002 and this has been my most sucessful area of research, but I have also made important contributions in the fields of apheresis, stem cell transplantation, myeloma, myelodysplastic syndrome, antibody therapy, cytokine therapy and DNA vaccines. I was once mascot for Aldershot Town Football. Club. Married to Diane for 44 years. Four children, Karen, Richard, Angela and David.
Interests Almost everything apart from chick lit and ice hockey.
Favorite Movies North by North West, LA Confidential, The Usual Suspects, Casablanca, The Big Sleep, the Lord of the Rings trilogy.
Favorite Music Magic Flute, Mozart's Clarinet Quintet, Elgar's Cello Concerto, Raining in my Heart by Buddy Holly, Norwegian Wood by the Beatles, Hard Rain by Bob Dylan, Stuart Townend, Russian Orthodox Chants.
Favorite Books Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett, anything by Raymond Chandler, Fowler's Modern English Usage (revised by Sir Ernest Gowers, John Le Carre, Len Deighton, Bernard Cornwell.