Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Immunology and Inflammation

Visiting Professor



+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. 



Symington E, Rangarajan S, Lester W, et al., 2024, Long-term safety and efficacy outcomes of valoctocogene roxaparvovec gene transfer up to 6 years post-treatment., Haemophilia

Arachchillage DJ, Thachil J, Anderson JAM, et al., 2024, Diagnosis and management of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia: Third edition., Br J Haematol, Vol:204, Pages:459-475

Laffan M, McLaughlin P, Motwani J, et al., 2024, Expert United Kingdom consensus on the preservation of joint health in people with moderate and severe haemophilia A: A modified Delphi panel., Haemophilia

Mitchell JL, Khan D, Rana RH, et al., 2023, Multiple myeloma and its treatment contribute to increased platelet reactivity, Platelets, Vol:34, ISSN:0953-7104

Arachchillage DJ, Weatherill A, Rajakaruna I, et al., 2023, Thrombosis, major bleeding, and survival in COVID-19 supported by VV- ECMO in the first vs second wave- multicentre observational study in the UK, Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Vol:21, ISSN:1538-7836, Pages:2735-2746

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