Name and Position

Professor Kristian Bowles MB BS, PhD, FRCP, FRCPath

Contact Details

Main Telephone Number:01603 289979
Fax Number: 01603 286918


Speciality: Haematology

Special clinical interests: Lymphoma and leukaemia.

Research interests: The role of the NFkB pathway in blood cancer. Management of lymphoma and leukaemia. Clinical utility of diagnostic laboratory tests.

Current membership(s) of professional National and Regional bodies: British Society for Haematology, Chairman of the Anglia Cancer Network Site Specific Group for Haematology

Professional profile:

Professor Bowles is a consultant haematologist and clinical director for haematology at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. He qualified from Guy's and St Thomas' Medical School, London in 1995 and undertook his medical training in London, Kent and Southern Africa. Professor Bowles trained in haematology in Cambridge and Norwich. He has worked as a consultant in Norwich since 2006 covering all aspects of blood disorders with a particular focus on cancers of the blood.

At Cambridge University he carried out basic scientific research on haematopoietic stem cell self-renewal resulting in the award of PhD in 2006. Presently Professor Bowles performs scientific research on the biology of blood cancers and chemotherapy resistance with colleagues at the University of East Anglia as well as research on platelet function with colleagues at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. This work has resulted in the publication of a number of research papers and the successful award of a number of grants. Professor Bowles has written book chapters on general haematology and the management of lymphoma and contributed to national guidelines on lymphoma.

He is married with three children and enjoys football, beekeeping and golf and is a lifelong fan of Fulham Football Club.