Dr Patrick Walsh
I qualified from the University of Leicester having undertaken an intercalated BSc in Genetics.
Following this, I moved to Bristol to take up an academic foundation program post. I ultimately moved to Newcastle in 2015 to start as an NIHR academic clinical fellow.
I am currently based at the National Renal Complement Therapeutics Centre, where my research is focused on understanding novel genetic causes of atypical haemolytic uraemic syndrome, a form of rare kidney disease.
- Professor David Kavanagh (Newcastle University)
- Professor Kevin Marchbank (Newcastle University)
- Professor Sophie Hambleton (Newcastle University)
- Professor Helen Phillippou (Leeds University)
My interests include kidney disease, specifically the role of endothelial dysfunction in development of disease.
During my PhD I have developed skills in mouse models of disease, flow cytometry, and pathological examination of mouse tissue.
My ultimate career ambition is to become an academic paediatric nephrologist, with a specialist interest in endothelial dysfunction as it links to kidney disease.