Chris Callaghan

Lead clinician for pancreatic transplantation


Chris Callaghan has been a consultant at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust since 2011.

Education and training

  • Undergraduate medical education, University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in transplant immunology, University of Cambridge
  • Trained in multi-organ abdominal transplant surgery and vascular access surgery, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

Research interests

  • Mechanisms of antibody-mediated rejection and B cell tolerance
  • The use of autogenous veins in vascular access surgery
  • Increasing the use of donation after circulatory death organs
  • Improving the utilisation of donated organs


  • Academy of Medical Sciences / Wellcome Trust Starter Grant, 2008 to 2010
  • Medawar Medal, British Transplantation Society, 2005
  • Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellowship, 2002 to 2005
  • Raymond and Beverly Sackler Scholarship, 2002 to 2005

Last updated: November 2022

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