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Game, David - consultant nephrologist


Consultant profiles

David Game


Secretary: Jenny Owen/Irene Miles
Secretary tel: 020 7188 5667

Area of expertise: kidney

  • Biography

    David Game trained at Cambridge and Oxford Universities with renal training at:

    • the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
    • the Freeman Hospital Newcastle, Hillingdon,
    • the Middlesex
    • Royal Free
    • the West London Renal and Transplant Centre (Hammersmith Hospital).

    From 2000-2004 he was a MRC clinical training fellow with Professor Robert Lechler and from 2006 - 2009 a clinical lecturer at Imperial College (Hammersmith Hospital).

    He started as a consultant at Guy's and St Thomas' in November 2009.

  • Awards

    • MA (Cantab) 1997
    • PhD (Imperial College London) 2004
    • RSM Young Investigator Award 2003.
  • Research interests

    • David's PhD examined ways the human immune system recognises transplants as foreign and explored ways this can be regulated. Of particular interest was the role of a population of white blood cells, called regulatory T cells, which can suppress specific immune responses. David was also involved with work to expand these cells, with the aim of using them to prevent rejection in human transplantation.
    • In collaboration with Professor Tony Dorling, David examined the way clotting factors could influence the behaviour of immune cells and stem cells.