The Cardiorenal Forum (CRF) is an independent group formed in 2006. 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:

Dr 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:

Professor Martin Cowie

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

Dr Donal O'Donoghue

National Clinical Director for Kidney Care & Consultant Renal Physician Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Hope Hospital Stott Road, Salford M6 8HD 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:

Dr David Goldsmith

Consultant Nephrologist Guy’s Hospital St Thomas’ Street London SE1 9RT Email:

Professor Peter Grant

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

Professor Lars Lindholm

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

Dr 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:

Dr Luis Ruilope

Octubre Hospital Madrid 28041, Spain Email:

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 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:

Dr 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: