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“Organ preservation research in Oxford – an update”


Simon KnightSimon Knight is an academic transplant, retrieval and vascular access surgeon at the University of Oxford. He is co-director of the Centre for Evidence in Transplantation, with an academic interests are in evidence-based transplantation and transplant clinical trials. He has acted on the trial steering committees of a number of national and international clinical trials in transplantation and vascular access, including the NIHR funded SONAR, PITHIA and TAR-GET-1 studies and the EC-funded COPE consortium.  He is a member of the NHSBT trials data safety and monitoring committee, and the British Transplantation Society Clinical Trials committee.



James HunterJames Hunter is an academic transplant and vascular access surgeon who has a joint contract with University Hospital Coventry and University of Oxford.  His clinical interests include live donor kidney transplant and complex vascular access.  His research interests include mechanisms of kidney injury and repair, kidneys preservation and assessment prior to transplant and clinical trials in vascular access.  He is the first appointment to the Coventry Oxford transplant network (CoXNet), which is a UK transplant collaborative aimed at improving patient access to transplant by resource sharing between centres. 





Chair: Professor David Cranston

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