Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Immunology and Inflammation

Ken and Mary Minton Chair of Renal Medicine



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9N, 15C, Commonwealth BuildingHammersmith HospitalHammersmith Campus





  • Chan Woon Cheung Memorial Fund Award, Hong Kong Society of Nephrology, 2019
  • Clinical Research Site Award (IgA Nephropathy Clinical Trial), INC Research, LLC, USA, 2017
  • Programme Grant: Making Every Kidney Count, Kidney Research UK, 2015
  • Chief Investigator of an international industrial funded clinical trial: A phase 2, multi centre, randomised, double-blind, ascending-dose, placebo-controlled clinical study to assess the safety and efficacy of fostamatinib in the treatment of IgA nephropathy, Rigel Pharmaceutical, South San Francisco, USA, 2014

External Positions

  • Founding Lead of the New Rare Disease Group, Rare Renal Disease Group for Retroperitoneal Fibrosis, Rare Disease Group, British Renal Association and Renal Registry, 2016
  • Grant Committee Member, Kidney Research UK / MRC Joint Training Fellowship Committee, Kidney Research UK and MRC, 2014
  • Committee Member, Kidney Research UK Grant Committee, Kidney Research UK, 2013
  • Associate Editor, BMC Nephrology (Journal Editorial Board), BMC Nephrology, 2013

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Member, British Renal Association, 1993
  • Member, American Society of Nephrology

Industrial Connections

  • Accunea, Diagnostic technology
  • AstraZeneca, Development of antagonist
  • Baxter Biosciences, Development of immunotherapy
  • Rigel Pharmceuticals, study of inhibitors


  • Fellow of American Society of Nephrology, American Society of Nephrology, 2021
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physician, Royal College of Physician, UK, 2008
  • Fellow of Higher Educational Academy (UK), Higher Educational Academy (UK), 2007
  • Senior Research Fellow, National Kidney Research Fund, 1993 - 2000
  • Clinical Research Training Fellowship, Medical Research Council, UK, 1990 - 1993

Editorial Boards

  • BMC Nephrology, Associative Editor, 2014 - 2015