Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Medicine

Professor of Haemostasis & Thrombosis



+44 (0)20 3313 2178m.laffan




Mrs Lisa Pape +44 (0)20 3313 1320




5S5bHammersmith HospitalHammersmith Campus





Michael Laffan is Professor of Haemostasis and Thrombosis in the department of haematology.He trained in medicine at the University of Oxford and trained in haematology at the Hammersmith and Royal Free hospitals. His principal research interests are the structure function relationship of von Willebrand factor, in particular the role of glycosylation, and the mechanisms and regulation of thrombin generation. He is director of the Hammersmith Hospital Haemophilia centre and is responsible for  postgraduate education in haematology. 


Chamali B, Finnamore H, Manning R, et al., 2016, Dietary supplement use and nosebleeds in hereditary haemorrhagic telangiectasia - an observational study., Intractable Rare Dis Res, Vol:5, ISSN:2186-3644, Pages:109-113

Lentaigne C, Freson K, Laffan MA, et al., 2016, Inherited platelet disorders: toward DNA-based diagnosis, Blood, Vol:127, ISSN:0006-4971, Pages:2814-2823

Laffan M, 2016, A whole genome approach to platelet and bleeding disorders, Hamostaseologie, Vol:36, ISSN:0720-9355, Pages:161-166

McLintock C, Pabinger I, Bauer KA, et al., 2016, International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis core curriculum project: core competencies in clinical thrombosis and hemostasis, Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Vol:14, ISSN:1538-7933, Pages:3-27

Solecka BA, Weise C, Laffan MA, et al., 2016, Site-specific analysis of von Willebrand factor O-glycosylation, Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Vol:14, ISSN:1538-7933, Pages:733-746

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