PROFESSIONALS


Professor and Consultant Nephrologist, Renal Unit, Barts Health NHS Trust and Queen Marys University of London, UK

Head of Renal Laboratory, Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Marys University of London, London UK

Academic Director: Department of Renal Medicine and Transplantation and Diabetic Kidney Centre, Barts Health NHS Trust UK.

Director of Diabetic Kidney Disease centre at Barts Health NHS Trust.

Medical Director William Harvey Research Limited UK

Clinical member of Joint National Committee and Renal Advisor “British National Formulary”, UK

Reviewer for New England Journal of Medicine, Kidney International, Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, and Journal of American Society of Nephrology

Grant Reviewer for MRC, Dutch, Spanish and Italian Nephrology Societies.

Clinical Lead for Organ Donation: To promote organ donation among ethnic minorities in East London with my interest in comparative religion and multilingual. I have already contributed with drafting Brain Stem death documents in children for Map of Medicine. http://organdonor.mapofmedicine.com/evidence/nhsbt/index.html

Advisor to Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) in Karachi Pakistan on ethical aspects of solid organ transplantation. Efforts from SIUT led to the passing of law from Pakistan Parliament declaring paid donation illegal and criminal offence.

Special Advisor to Royal College of Physician for Pakistan (SPAD) to promote high level training to junior doctors in Pakistan

International Society of Nephrology (ISN): Designated Educational Ambassador. Lead for Sister renal Centre initiative by ISN sponsored for Bangladesh and Bart Health NHS partnership.

European Renal Association’s adopted Barts Health Renal Unit of excellence, Lead Clinician

Visiting Professor to Toho University, Tokyo, Japan: I supervise visiting Postdocs from Toho University.

Advisory board member Barts Life sciences centre and Global Kidney foundation

Lead clinician for Renal Unit at Barts Health between 1999-2011. I was involved the set up three satellite haemodialysis unit in East London UK. Also involved in the design of the new Royal London Hospital campus which is now state of the renal unit in the country. Under my leadership renal unit has grown to be one of largest unit in the UK.

Medical council Chairman at Barts Health for over 1200 consultants: 2011-2016: During my tenure I presided over the merger of three Hospitals and also acted as exofficio non-executive director for the NHS trust with portfolio of patient safety, quality control, clinical governance and research and development.

Medical Director of William Harvey Research Limited: Honorary unpaid job since 2004-todate. I work for this company which is a preclinical CRO liaising with Pharma companies in contract research and drug discovery.

Managing Translational Renal Research Lab with annual budget of 1.5 million pound sterling.

Muhammad Magdi Yaqoob is a Professor of Nephrology within the Centre for Translational Medicine & Therapeutics at the William Harvey Research Institute (WHRI), Academic Director of Department of Renal Medicine, Transplantation and Diabetic Kidney Centre at Barts Health NHS Trust, UK. Magdi Yaqoob is an internationally recognized expert in nephrology and transplant medicine in areas of cardiovascular diseases of uraemia, diabetic kidney disease, and pharmacogenomics in transplantation, renal anaemia and bone disease, progression of chronic kidney disease and mediators of acute kidney injury. He has published over 350 peer reviewed publications in addition to seven book chapters in medical text books including Clinical Medicine by Kumar & Clark, Oxford Clinical Medicine and Oxford Clinical Nephrology. He has successfully supervised over 25 PhD students and more than 50 overseas fellows from 23 developing countries. Five of his students have gone on to become Professors in their own units.

He is also the Clinical Lead for organ donation at Barts Health NHS trust with the main focus on promoting organ donation among BAME group. He regularly gives talks to mosques, churches and temples with his interest in comparative religion and being multilingual. He has contributed with drafting Brain Stem death documentsin children for Map of Medicine. (Click here). In addition he is an:-

  1. Advisor to Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) in Karachi, Pakistan on ethical aspects of solid organ transplantation. Efforts from SIUT led to the passing of law from Pakistan Parliament declaring paid donation illegal and criminal offence.
  2. Special Advisor to Royal College of Physician for Pakistan (SPAD) to promote high level training to junior doctors in Pakistan.
  3. Educational Ambassador of International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and Lead for ISN sponsored Sister renal Centre initiative for Bangladesh and Bart Health NHS partnership.
  4. Lead Clinician for European Renal Association's adopted Barts Health Renal Unit of excellence, and
  5. Visiting Professor to Toho University, Tokyo, Japan.

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