Jecko Thachil, MD, FRCPath
Manchester Royal Infirmary
Jecko Thachil is a consultant in haemostasis and thrombosis at the Manchester Royal Infirmary in Manchester, UK and honorary senior lecturer at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK. Dr Thachil’s bleeding disorders work is based in one of the biggest haemophilia centres in the UK. His research focused on the role of platelets interaction with white cells in inflammation and sepsis, and currently in new therapies in haemophilia, anticoagulation in kidney disease and expanding the speciality in low- and middle-income countries.
Dr Thachil has participated in several trials in the area of thrombosis related to cancer, and he is setting up dedicated cancer-associated thrombosis clinics to specifically address this important issue.
Internationally, he has served as the chairman of the disseminated intravascular coagulation subcommittee of the International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, and was recently identified as one of the top three healthcare professionals in the world in this area (expertscape).
Dr Thachil has published over 250 peer-reviewed papers, served as reviewer for 25 journals and edited the popular books ‘Haematology in Critical Care’ and ‘Handbook of Venous Thromboembolism’, as well as writing several book chapters.