Dr Andrew Lewington, Consultant Renal Physician, St James’s University Hospital, Leeds.
Dr Lewington graduated from St George’ s Hospital Medical School before commencing training in renal medicine in Leicester. He undertook a Nephrology Fellowship at the Washington University School of Medicine, USA, where he studied the molecular mechanisms underlying ischaemic acute kidney injury.
Dr Lewington has continued to develop an interest in working together with intensivists to care for critically ill patients with renal disease. He is an elected member of the Renal Association Executive Committee and has recently been awarded an MRC grant to identify biomarkers specific for early renal allograft dysfunction.