MD MSc PhD MRCP(UK) FRCPath, United Kingdom
Dr Andrejs Ivanovs is a Consultant Haematologist at the Edinburgh Cancer Centre, a tertiary care oncology centre in Scotland. Dr Ivanovs is specialising in lymphoid malignancies and cellular immunotherapy. He graduated with distinction from Rīga Stradiņš University in 2008. The same year, he was awarded a competitive Medical Research Council (UK) PhD studentship to undertake research into haematopoietic stem cell (HSC) biology at the University of Edinburgh. Dr Ivanovs studied the development of human HSCs and for the first time described the spatio-temporal distribution of HSCs in the early human embryo and their high regenerative potential. In 2012, Dr Ivanovs was awarded a Medical Research Council (UK) Centenary Early Career Award to fund his postdoctoral research to identify the immunophenotype of the earliest human HSCs. At the same time, Dr Ivanovs continued his clinical training. In 2017, he completed his training in Internal Medicine in Edinburgh and became a Member of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom by examination. Between 2017 and 2022, Dr Ivanovs was in Higher Specialist Training in Haematology at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow. In 2021, Dr Ivanovs became a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of the United Kingdom by examination.