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The Herrick Society Committee

The Herrick Society Committee are voted for by members at the annual meeting, held at the British Transplant Society congress each year. Committee members must be members of the Herrick Society. Posts generally last for 2 years.

John O’Callaghan


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John is a specialty trainee in the Oxford region primarily focusing on kidney and pancreas transplantation. He has represented the Thames Valley Deanery on the ASiT council, and was formerly the Carrel Club ASiT Representative.

Dominic Summers


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Dom is a clinical lecturer in transplant and general surgery in the Eastern region. His clinical interests include kidney, pancreas and vascular access surgery and has research interests in DCD donation, ‘big data’ and clinical trial design.

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Shruti Mittal

Shruti Mittal

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Shruti is a general surgery and transplant registrar in London. She will soon be completing her PhD at the University of Oxford and her research interests include improving outcomes after pancreas transplantation and metabolic assessment of pancreas graft function. Her clinical interests include pancreas and kidney transplantation, vascular access and multi-organ retrieval.

Miriam Manook

ASIT representative

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Miriam is a specialty trainee in the London region primarily focusing on kidney and pancreas transplantation. She is completing her PhD at Guy’s Hospital with an interest in antibody incompatible transplantation

Iestyn Shapey

Research Lead

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Iestyn is a surgical trainee in the North West deanery and is working towards a PhD at the University of Manchester investigating insulin therapy in pancreas and islet transplantation.

He is looking forward to continuing the excellent work of the research collaborative and would welcome ideas or questions.

Martyn Stott

Training representative

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Martyn is an ST3 in General Surgery in the North-West Deanery with an interest in transplant and HPB surgery.

He has completed a postgraduate certificate in medical education and has worked as a clinical teacher and anatomy demonstrator at the University of Sheffield.

Benedict Lyle Phillips

Training representative
Benedict Phillips

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Benedict is a specialist registrar in transplantation in London. His career interests are robotic kidney transplantation and multi-organ retrieval.

Outside of his clinical work, he is carrying out a PhD in transplant immunology. His research utilises ex-vivo normothermic perfusion technology to study organ preservation and regeneration.

Hannah Maple

ESOT representative

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Hannah is a surgical registrar in general surgery and renal transplantation within the London Deanery.

She took a break from training to complete her PhD at Guy’s with Professor Nizam Mamode.Her research interests include psychological outcomes after living donation and transplantation, and the impact of psychological factors on physical recovery from surgery. She is a co-investigator on the BoUND study, which aims to provide a comprehensive assessment of the unspecified donor programme in the UK from the perspective of both donors and transplant professionals.

She is vice chair of the ESOT Young Professionals in Transplantation Committee.