Transplantation Surgery Section Visitor

Mr Peter Friend

Oxford, UK

Peter Friend obtained his medical degree from the University of Cambridge (Magdalene College). He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Eng) and has a doctoral degree (MD) from the University of Cambridge. He is the Professor of Transplantation, University of Oxford and an Honorary Consultant Surgeon at Oxford Universities Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; he is also Director of the Oxford Transplant Centre and Fellow of Green Templeton College. He is a specialist in organ transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery. He is author of more than 200 scientific papers. He is a member of the Council of the Royal College of Surgeons and also of the International Transplantation Society. He is a past-president of the British Transplantation Society.  He is one of the co-founders of OrganOx, a spin-out company from the University of Oxford, established to develop novel ways to preserve and repair donor transplant organs.