BTS People

BTS Executive Committee

Lorna Marson

Lorna Marson

BTS President

Lorna is a Reader in Transplant Surgery at University of Edinburgh and combines clinical practice with clinically relevant research, into chronic allograft damage and ischaemia reperfusion injury. She has a strong interest in education and training.

2 Year Term
2017-2019

Queens Medical Research Institute, Room E2.46, University of Edinburgh, Little France Crescent, Edinburgh, EH16 4SA

president@bts.org.uk

Steve Wigmore

Steve Wigmore

BTS Vice President

Steve Wigmore has been a Professor of Transplantation Surgery for many years and has research interests in improving organ function in transplantation, training and ethics.

2 Year Term
2017-2019

Clinical Surgery, University of Edinburgh, Royal Infirmary, 51 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SA

T. +44 (0)131 242 3615
vicepresident@bts.org.uk

Rachel Hilton

Rachel Hilton

BTS Treasurer

Rachel Hilton has been a consultant nephrologist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust since 1999 and has held an honorary appointment in the School of Medicine at King’s College London since 2006.

4 Year Term
2016-2020

Renal Offices, Borough Wing, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT

T. 020 7188 5691
Rachel.Hilton@gstt.nhs.uk

Sian Griffin

Sian Griffin

BTS General Secretary

Sian is a Nephrologist in Cardiff, Directorate Lead for R&D and Chair of the UKKRC Transplantation Clinical Study Group. Sian is the Cardiff representative to KAG and a member of the NHSBT Living Donation Kidney Transplantation Strategy Implementation Group.

3 Year Term
2018-2021

BTS Council Members

Roberto Cacciola

Roberto Cacciola

Councillor

3 Year Term
2016-2019

Renal Transplant Unit, Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel Road, London E1 1BB

T. 0207 377 7029
Roberto.Cacciola
@bartshealth.nhs.uk

Colin Wilson

Colin Wilson

Councillor

3 Year Term
2017-2020

Consultant Transplant Surgeon, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Colin.Wilson@nuth.nhs.uk

Chris Callaghan

Chris Callaghan

Councillor

3 Year Term
2018-2021

Consultant Transplant Surgeon, Guy’s Hospital

T. 0207 1881543
Chris.callagham@gstt.nhs.uk

Nicholas Torpey

Nicholas Torpey

Councillor

3 Year Term
2017-2020

Nephrology, Box 118, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 2QQ

T. 01223 217180
Nicholas.torpey
@addenbrookes.nhs.uk

David Briggs

David Briggs

Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics

3 Year Term
2016-2019

Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics, Vincent Drive, Birmingham, B15 2SG

T. 0121 278 4099
david.briggs@nhsbt.nhs.uk

Krishna Menon

Krishna Menon

Liver Transplantation

3 Year Term
2018-2021

London Bridge Hopsital, 27-29 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2PR

T. 0113 206 5122
kvmenon@aol.com

Nizam Mamode

Nizam Mamode

Transplant Surgery

3 Year Term
2017-2020

Guy & St Thomas Hospital, St Thomas Street, London, SE1 9RT

Jen Lumsdaine

Jen Lumsdaine

Coordination/Transplant Nursing

3 Year Term
2017-2020

Living Donor Transplant Co-ordinator, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh EH16 4SA

TBC

TBC

Transplant Science

British Transplantation Society
3 year term
2018-2021
To be co-opted

John O’Callaghan

John O’Callaghan

Carrel Club President

Elected by Carrel Club Members
2 Year Term
2018-2020

Association for UK Transplant Surgical trainees

ocallaghan.john@gmail.com

Mark Roberts

Mark Roberts

Donor Coordination

3 Year Term
2017-2020

T. 01633 893948
mark.roberts@nhsbt.nhs.uk

Prof Derek Manas

Prof Derek Manas

BLTG Representative

Co-opted
Oct 2017

Dr Varuna Aluvihare

Dr Varuna Aluvihare

Heptology

3 Year Term
2018-2021

Stephen Large

Stephen Large

Transplant Surgery - Heart

3 Year Term
2018-2021

T. 07753 600135
Stephen.large@gmail.com

Jasvir Parmar

Jasvir Parmar

Transplant Surgery - Lung

3 Year Term
2018-2021

Chapter & Committee Chairs

Michelle Willicombe

Michelle Willicombe

Clinical Trials Committee
Refik Gokmen

Refik Gokmen

Ethics Committee
Prof Derek Manas

Prof Derek Manas

Nomination Committee
Peter Andrews

Peter Andrews

Standards Committee
David Van Dellen

David Van Dellen

Education Committee
Nizam Mamode

Nizam Mamode

Chapter of Surgeons
Jen Lumsdaine

Jen Lumsdaine

Chapter of Nurses
Mark Roberts

Mark Roberts

Chapter of Nurses

Other BTS Members

John Forsythe

John Forsythe

NHSBT Representative
James Douglas

James Douglas

Archivist

Appointed by Council
June 2016

T. 02891 853674
jamesfdouglas38@hotmail.com

Jan Shorrock

Jan Shorrock

Media Consultant

Appointed by Council
Feb 2016

 

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The aim of the Society is to advance the study of the biological and clinical problems of tissue and organ transplantation, to facilitate contact between persons interested in transplantation, and to make new knowledge available to any person for the general good of the community.

Lorna Marson
Lorna MarsonBTS President

Our vision is to be the professional voice of transplantation in the UK, representing all the disciplines of the transplantation community and developing scientific, clinical and ethical practice for the benefit of patients.

Stephen Wigmore
Stephen WigmoreBTS Vice-President