The Cardiorenal Forum (CRF) is an independent group formed in 2006 by Paul and Phil Kalra and Henry Purcell. The key objective of the group is to highlight the important clinical overlap that exists between patients presenting with a primary cardiovascular or renal problem.

CRF Steering Committee

Dr Lisa Anderson

Heart Failure Cardiologist St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,
Blackshaw Road, Tooting, London SW17 0QT Email:

Professor Paul Kalra

Consultant Cardiologist Department of Cardiology
Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
St Mary’s Hospital
Milton Road, Portsmouth PO3 6AD Email:

Professor Philip Kalra

Consultant Nephrologist Salford Royal Hospitals NHS Trust
Stott Lane, Salford M6 8HD Email:

Professor David Lappin

Honorary Personal Professor of Nephrology and Hypertension National University of Ireland,
University Road, Galway, Ireland H91 TK33 Email:

Dr Alexander Lyon

Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Cardiologist Royal Brompton Hospital,
Sydney Street, London SW3 6NP Email:

CRF Scientific Committee

Dr George Bakris

University of Chicago Medical Center 5841 S Maryland Avenue MC 1027 Chicago IL 60637, USA Email:

Ms Carys Barton

Heart Failure Nurse Consultant - Cardiology Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust,
London Email:

Dr Sarah Birkhoelzer

Cardiology Registrar Department of Cardiology,
Queen Alexandra Hospital,
Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust,
Portsmouth Email:

Dr Patricia Campbell

Consultant Cardiologist/HF Lead Southern Health and Social Care Trust
Northern Ireland Email:

Dr Constantina Chrysochou MBChB FRCP PhD

Consultant Nephrologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Cardiovascular Sciences School of Medical Sciences,
Salford Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Email:

Professor Martin Cowie

Professor of Cardiology Cardiac Medicine, National Heart & Lung Institute Imperial College, Dovehouse Street London SW3 6LY Email:

Professor John Feehally

Professor of Renal Medicine The John Walls Renal Unit, Leicester General Hospital, Gwendolen Road, Leicester LE5 4 PW Email:

Dr Robert Foley

Consultant Nephrologist Chronic Disease Research Group 914 S Eighth Street Suite D253 Minneapolis MN55404, USA Email:

Professor David Goldsmith

Emeritus Consultant Nephrologist Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London

Professor Peter Grant

Academic Unit of Molecular Vascular Medicine The LIGHT Laboratory Clarendon Way University of Leeds Leeds LS2 9JT Email:

Dr Will Herrington

Associate Professor Renal Studies Group, Medical Research Council-Population Health Research Unit at the University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford, OX3 7LF Email:

Professor Lars Lindholm

Dept of Public Health & Clinical Medicine Umeå University Hospital SE-90185 Umeå Sweden Email:

Professor Ken McDonald

Consultant Cardiologist St Vincent’s Hospital Dublin Email:

Professor Giuseppe Mancia

University of Milan-Bicocca Piazza Dell’Ateneo Nuovo 1 Milan 20126, Italy Email:

Kathrine Parker MPharm MFRPSII MSc(dist) NMP

Highly specialist renal pharmacist; NIHR clinical doctoral fellow Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Oxford road site, Manchester, M13 9WL Email:

Dr Luis Ruilope

Octubre Hospital Madrid 28041, Spain Email:

Professor Sudhir V. Shah, MD, FACP

Professor of Medicine and Director Division of Nephrology UAMS College of Medicine 4301 West Markham, Slot 501 Little Rock, AR 72205 Email:

Professor Smeeta Sinha

Consultant NephrologistSalford Royal Foundation Trust Professor of NephrologyUniversity of Manchester National Clinical Director Renal MedicineNHS England Email:

Professor Iain Squire

Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine University of Leicester Clinical Sciences Building Leicester Royal Infirmary Leicester LE1 Email:

Professor Luigi Tavazzi

Consultant Nephrologist Policlinico S Matteo Institute of Care and Research Pavia, Italy Email:

Professor Catherine Wall

Consultant in Nephrology and Internal Medicine Tallaght University Hospital, Dublin
Ireland Email:

Professor David Wheeler

Centre for Nephrology Hampstead Campus Royal Free and University College Medical School, Roland Hill Street London NW3 2PF Email:

Dr Faiez Zannad

Professeur de Thérapeutique-Cardiologie Unité HTA et Insuffisance Cardiaque Pôle CardioVasculaire, Centre d'Investigation Clinique Inserm, CHU de Nancy Unité Inserm U684 Université Henri Poincaré, Nancy Email: Assistante: Catherine Villemain Email:

Dr Dick de Zeeuw

Department of Clinical Pharmacology, Ant Deusinglaan 1 9713 AV Groningen The Netherlands Université Henri Poincaré, Nancy Email: