Muhammad Magdi Yaqoob is a Professor of Nephrology within the Centre for Translational Medicine & Therapeutics at the William Harvey Research Institute (WHRI), Academic Director of Department of Renal Medicine, Transplantation and Diabetic Kidney Centre at Barts Health NHS Trust, UK. Magdi Yaqoob is an internationally recognized expert in nephrology and transplant medicine in areas of cardiovascular diseases of uraemia, diabetic kidney disease, and pharmacogenomics in transplantation, renal anaemia and bone disease, progression of chronic kidney disease and mediators of acute kidney injury. He has published over 350 peer reviewed publications in addition to seven book chapters in medical text books including Clinical Medicine by Kumar & Clark, Oxford Clinical Medicine and Oxford Clinical Nephrology. He has successfully supervised over 25 PhD students and more than 50 overseas fellows from 23 developing countries. Five of his students have gone on to become Professors in their own units.
He is also the Clinical Lead for organ donation at Barts Health NHS trust with the main focus on promoting organ donation among BAME group. He regularly gives talks to mosques, churches and temples with his interest in comparative religion and being multilingual. He has contributed with drafting Brain Stem death documentsin children for Map of Medicine. (Click here). In addition he is an:-