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Prof. Stephen D Marks

Professor of Paediatric Nephrology and Transplantation, Director of NIHR Great Ormond Street Hospital Clinical Research Facility.

Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist and Clinical Lead of Paediatric Renal Transplantation Programme from 1 June 2004 (18 years).

Stephen Marks is Professor of Paediatric Nephrology and Transplantation at University College London Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health. He is clinical lead for renal transplantation and Director of the National Institute for Health Research Great Ormond Street Hospital Clinical Research Facility at Great Ormond Street Hospital. He is theme lead for high intensity early phase clinical trials as well as PPIEP for NIHR GOSH Biomedical Research Centre. His research continues to date in the fields of renal transplantation (including innovative drug trials concerning new anti-rejection therapies and assessment of children post-renal transplantation), systemic lupus erythematosus and vasculitis.

Special awards or recognition:

1. Professor of Paediatric Nephrology and Transplantation at University College London Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health; 2
2. Clinical lead for renal transplantation and Director of the National Institute for Health Research Great Ormond Street Hospital Clinical Research Facility at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust;
3. Theme lead for high intensity early phase clinical trials as well as PPIEP for NIHR GOSH Biomedical Research Centre;
4. Past chair of the British Association for Paediatric Nephrology and UK Renal Registry Audit and Informatics committee;
5. Past chair of the National Health Service Blood and Transplant Paediatric Kidney Advisory Group;
6. Editorial board for “British Journal of Renal Medicine” and is associate editor for “Transplantation”, “Pediatric Nephrology” and “Pediatric Transplantation”, which are the journals of The Transplantation Society, the International Pediatric Nephrology Association and the International Pediatric Transplant Association (IPTA) respectively;
7. Previous IPTA Councillor and chair of the Publications and Communications Committee, he is now a Councillor of IPTA.