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    Professor Indranil Dasgupta

    Co-ordinator of the Symposium

Professor Indranil Dasgupta

Co-ordinator of the Symposium

Professor Dasgupta is a consultant nephrologist at Heartlands Hospital Birmingham and Professor of Nephrology and Hypertension at Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, UK. He is the current Honorary Secretary of the Renal Association UK. His research interests include resistant hypertension, diabetic kidney disease, cognition in CKD, haemodialysis. He is the UK Chief Investigator of 4 international studies and has multiple international research collaborations.

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    Dr Mark Thomas

    Scientific Committee Chair

Dr Mark Thomas

Scientific Committee Chair

Dr Mark Thomas has been a Consultant Nephrologist and Physician at Heartlands Hospital and the University Hospitals in Birmingham since 1998. He has had a research interest in acute kidney injury (AKI) and chronic kidney disease for some years. He was chief investigator for the Acute Kidney Outreach to Reduce Deterioration and Death (AKORDD) study, a large pilot study of AKI outreach. He has chaired four guideline committees for NICE (including AKI, and anaemia management in CKD). He is co-author of Understanding Kidney Diseases, a textbook whose second edition was published in 2020.

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    Dr Mark Thomas

    Scientific Committee Chair

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    Dr URMILA Anandh

    Scientific Committee Co-Chair

     

     

Dr Urmila Anandh

Scientific Committee – Co-Chair

Dr Urmila Anandh is the senior consultant nephrologist and head nephrology at the Yashoda Hospitals Secunderabad. She is the Liason officer for her ISN-SRC initiative with Birmingham Heartlands Hospitals. She was an International Society of Nephrology Fellow in Bristol, United Kingdom and has been recipient of multiple young investigator awards. She is part of the ISN Education and CME committee and the South Asia Regional Board of International Society of Nephrology.

Judges for the Oral Presentations

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    Professor Alan Salama

    Judge

Professor Alan Salama

Judge

Professor Alan Salama is a consultant in Nephrology at the UCL Centre for Nephrology, Royal Free Hospital, specializing in inflammatory kidney diseases, systemic vasculitidies and transplantation. He trained in Oxford and London, UK, completing a PhD at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School and a post-doctoral period at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School.

In addition to his clinical work, he supervises a laboratory investigating autoimmune kidney disease and immune dysfunction, attempting to find better ways of diagnosing and treating immune mediated renal conditions, such as systemic vasculitis and SLE.

He is the current chair of the International Committee Renal Association , UK.

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    Professor Narayan Prasad

    Judge

Professor Narayan Prasad

Judge

Professor Narayan Prasad is the current head of the Nephrology Department of Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute, Lucknow India. He is also the secretary of Indian Society of Nephrology. He is in various international committees like ISN-SRC, ISN-ANIO and South Asia Regional Board of ISN.

He has received multiple international awards at TTS-2018 Madrid and in Hong Kong in  2016, WCN 2009 and at ISPD 2006. He also has delivered many orations in Indian Society of Nephrology conferences including the prestigious Khullar and Bansal orations. He has 231 publications in peer reviewed international and national journals and 15 book chapters to his credit.

He is also responsible for the development of one of it’s kind immunogenetics laboratory in India.

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    Dr Mark Thomas

    Judge

Dr Mark Thomas

Judge

Dr Mark Thomas has been a Consultant Nephrologist and Physician at Heartlands Hospital and the University Hospitals in Birmingham since 1998. He has had a research interest in acute kidney injury (AKI) and chronic kidney disease for some years. He was chief investigator for the Acute Kidney Outreach to Reduce Deterioration and Death (AKORDD) study, a large pilot study of AKI outreach. He has chaired four guideline committees for NICE (including AKI, and anaemia management in CKD). He is co-author of Understanding Kidney Diseases, a textbook whose second edition was published in 2020.

He is the current chair of the International Committee Renal Association , UK.

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    Dr Mohan Rajapurkar

    Judge

Dr Mohan Rajapurkar

Judge

Dr Mohan Rajapurkar is the current Director of postgraduate studies and research in the department of Nephrology in Muljibhai Patel Urological Hospital, Nadiad India. His expertise in various aspects of Hemodialysis is well known throughout India. He was responsible for initiating the CKD registry in India.He is the recipient of many prestigious awards including Dr.B.C.Roy National Award 2007 in the category of “Development of Specialties”.Guru Dronacharya Award by Mumbai Nephrology Group 2017, ANIO Distinguished Service Award USA for 2017, and the ” La Renon TANKER Foundation Life Time Achievement ” Award. He has numerous publications in prestigious journals including JASN, CJASN ,KI etc. He also holds numerous international patents in the use of catalytic iron in coronary artery disease.

Social Media Team

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    Dr Arvind Canchi

    Social Media Team Chair

Dr Arvind Canchi

Social Media Team Chair

Dr Arvind Canchi is a consultant nephrologist at Sagar and Trustwell Hospitals Bangalore. He is the current chair of ISN Education. He has revolutionised nephrology education with the use of social media. He conducts regular nephrological activities like Nuances of Nephrology and Everyday cases of Nephrology. He has multiple publications to his credit and has been inspiring young nephrologists to use social media as a tool for dissemination of nephrology knowledge and information.

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    Dr Jyoti Baharani

    Social Media Team Member

Dr Jyoti Baharani

Social Media Team Member

Dr Jyoti Baharani is a consultant in nephrology and general medicine at University Hospitals Birmingham. She is associate medical director with the portfolio of appraisal and revalidation and an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Birmingham.

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    Dr Jyoti Baharani

    Social Media Team Member

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    Dr Sharmas Vali

    Social Media Team Member

Dr Sharmas Vali

Social Media Team Member

Dr Vali is a senior Consultant Nephrologist at the Asian Institute of Nephrology & Urology, Dilsukhnagar, Hyderabad and was an  Associate Professor in the  Department 0f Nephrology in Osmania General Hospital, Hyderabad.

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    Dr Namrata Parikh

    Social Media Team Member

Dr Namrata Parikh

Social Media Team Member

Dr Namrata Parikh is a consultant nephrologist at the Divine Life Hospital Kutch , Gujarat. She is an MSMC intern and actively conducts #NephJC tutorials.

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    Dr Namrata Parikh

    Social Media Team Member

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    Dr Kritika Mohan

    Social Media Team Member

Dr Kritika Mohan

Social Media Team Member

Dr Kritka Mohan is a nephrology fellow  at Yashoda Hospitals , Somajiguda, Hyderabad. She is an NSMC intern and actively conducts #NephJC tutorials

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    Dr Priti

    Social Media Team Member

Dr Priti

Social Media Team Member

Dr Priti is a nephrology fellow at the department of Nephrology at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi.

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    Dr Priti

    Social Media Team Member