Kidneys for Life is made up of a brilliant team of people, working hard to continue the research, development, and care provided at the MRI Renal Units.

Kidneys For Life


Penny McKnight

Fundraiser Email: penny.mcknight@kidneysforlife.org Tel: 07523 105598

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Victoria Thomson

  Fundraising Manager email: victoria.thomson@kidneysforlife.org Tel: 07507 001829  

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Trustees


Mr Afshin Tavakoli – Kidneys for Life Chair of Trustees

Afshin was born in Shiraz-Iran. He then qualified in PÉCS Medical University and trained in General Surgery and Transplantation in […]

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Professor Sandip Mitra

Consultant Nephrologist at Manchester Royal Infirmary. Qualified in 1990 in India with Specialty training in Nephrology in Stevenage, Oxford and […]

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Dr Rachel Lennon

Professor Rachel Lennon

Rachel is a Professor of Nephrology at the University of Manchester and a Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist. The research in Rachel’s […]

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Professor Titus Augustine

Titus joined the MRI  transplant unit as a  registrar in 1996 and was appointed as Consultant in 1999 after a […]

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Dr Smeeta Sinha

Dr Smeeta Sinha is a Consultant Nephrologist at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and an Honorary Senior Lecturer at the […]

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Dr Durga Anil K Kanigicherla

Durga Anil K Kanigicherla MBBS, MD, FRCP Durga joined the Nephrology & Transplantation unit as a Higher Specialty Trainee during […]

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Professor Phil Kalra

Professor Phil Kalra was appointed consultant at Salford Royal in 1995. He has clinical interests in CKD and renal transplantation […]

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Dr Amrit Kaur

I joined Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital paediatric nephrology department as a consultant in 2015. Previously I worked in Evelina London […]

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MRI


Angela Summers - Kidneys for Life

Dr Angela Summers

Meet Angela – our Transplant and EPS research fellow, keeping us at the forefront of medical knowledge & research.

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Dr Leonard Ebah

Dr Leonard Ebah, one of our Specialist Trainees in Renal Medicine has just completed his PhD research, carried out under […]

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Dr Muir Morton

Epstein-Barr virus infection in adult renal transplant recipients This research study led by Dr Muir Morton and Dr Michael Picton […]

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Fatma Maxamed

Fatma Maxamed

Meet Fatma, one of the Transplant clerks. She works behind the scenes organising clinics, notes, investigations & follow-up.

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Judith Worthington

Judith Worthington

Meet Dr Judith Worthington our lead clinical scientist she is in charge of making sure our recipients are compatible with donor […]

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Linda Birtles

Linda Birtles

Meet Linda, our specialist EPS nurse, islet cell transplant coordinator and transplant recipient coordinator.

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