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

Lisa Burnapp

Lisa Burnapp

BTS General Secretary

Lisa Burnapp has more than 20 years experience in renal nursing and she has been involved with the living donor programme at Guy‘s and St Thomas’ since 1995. She is a consultant nurse advisor to NHS Blood & Transplant.

3 Year Term
2015-2018

Renal Offices, Guy & St Thomas Hospital, 6th Floor, Borough Wing, St Thomas Street, London, SE1 9RT

T. 02071885646
Lisa.burnapp@nhsbt.nhs.uk

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

Rachel Johnson

Rachel Johnson

Councillor

3 Year Term
2015-2018

Head of Organ Donation & Transplantation Studies, NHS Blood & Transplant, Fox Den Road, Stoke Gifford, Bristol, Gloucs, BS34 8RR

T. 0117 975 7543
rachel.johnson@nhsbt.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
2015-2018

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

Tony Dorling

Tony Dorling

Co-opted

Co-opted
Oct 2016

Catherine Boffa

Catherine Boffa

Carrel Club President

Elected by Carrel Club Members
2016-2019

Association for UK Transplant Surgical trainees

T. 07763 722844
catherine.boffa@nhs.net

Mark Roberts

Mark Roberts

Donor Coordination

3 Year Term
2017-2020

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

Darius Mirza

Darius Mirza

Co-opted

Co-opted
August 2015

T. 0121 371 4638
Darius.Mirza@uhb.nhs.uk

Dr Varuna Aluvihare

Dr Varuna Aluvihare

Heptology

Co-opted
March 2017

Stephen Large

Stephen Large

Co-opted

Co-opted
June 2016

T. 07753 600135
Stephen.large@gmail.com

Pedro Catarino

Pedro Catarino

Co-opted

Co-opted
March 2017

Other BTS Members

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