Anthony Dorling

Professor of transplant inflammation and repair


In October 2009, Anthony was appointed to a personal Chair in Transplant Inflammation and Repair at King's College London, based at Guy's Hospital, and he is an honorary consultant in nephrology. He has an active research group within the department of Inflammation Biology at King's College London, is chief investigator of the OuTSMART study, and chairs the Renal Project Board Steering Committee.

Education and training

  • Specialist training in nephrology in 1995
  • PhD at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School
  • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 1990
  • Qualified in medicine from the University of London in 1987

Research interests

  • Humoral, cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in transplant rejection
  • Clinically, he has been working in two main areas:
  1. antibody-incompatible transplants, attempting to understand 'accommodation' and developing new ways to overcome the problems associated with HLA antibodies
  2. chronic rejection – using an observational study and two randomised controlled clinical trials (RituxiCAN-C4 and OuTSMART)
  • The role clotting proteins play in inflammatory disease


  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians in 2005

Last updated: February 2023

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