Imperial College London

Prof Liz Lightstone

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Immunology and Inflammation

Consul (clinical) for the Faculty of Medicine



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Miss Anjli Jagpal +44 (0)20 3313 3152




Commonwealth BuildingHammersmith Campus




External Positions

Membership of Professional Bodies

Links with Other Academic Bodies

Industrial Connections

  • Anthera pharmaceuticals inc., Member of advisory board - providing expertise on clinical trials in Lupus nephritis
  • Aspreva, European Lupus Advisory Board
  • Aurinia, Scientific Consultant with expertise in glomerulonephritis
  • Biogen Idec, Advisor on development of Clinical Trial in Lupus Nephritis - The Atlas TrialPotential collaboration on imaging in renal inflammation
  • Medimmune, Chair, Advisory Board on Lupus Nephritis
  • Merck, Sharpe and Dohme Ltd, Advisor, SLE Scientific Input Engagement - invited as international expert on management of lupus nephritis, particularly with respect to biologics. Contributed to a 1.5 day detailed meeting - one of 4 international clinical advisors and the only nephrologist. Gave talk on trials of biologics in lupus nephritis as well as contributed throughout the day.
  • Roche, Lupus Advisory Board
  • Roche / Genentech, Provision of global support to Rituxilup Trial to provide the trial drug Rituximab (~1m Euros) and provision of support to US sites ($600,000)Drug provision Agreed in principle 2.3.2012 and US sites 12.8.2013. Awaiting final protocol approval August 2013
  • TevaPharm, Chair, Trial Steering Committee, Phase III Multicenter Randomised Placebo-Controlled, Double-Blinded Study combining a dose selection with a sample size reestimation assessing efficacy, safety and tolerability of Laquinimod or placebo in Combination with MMF and steroids in patients with Active Lupus Nephritis.
  • Vifor, Advisor on development of trial using a CNI in lupus nephritis


  • MRC Training Fellowship, Medical Research Council
  • Fellow, Royal College of Physicians
  • MRC Clinician Scientist Fellowship, Medical Research Council

Editorial Boards

  • Nature Reviews Nephrology, Member, Advisory Board
  • Wiley's Evidence Based Nephrology, second edition, Section Editor, 2018 - 2020