NIHR/NHSBT Clinical Lecturer, Department of Surgery
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Dominic Summers was appointed as an NIHR/NHSBT Clinical Lecturer in the Department of Surgery in October 2018. His research interests include increasing access to kidney transplantation by using ‘big data’ to improve understanding of the risk of using organs from ‘higher risk’ donors and improving transplant outcomes. In particular, this has focused on donation after circulatory death (DCD) kidney transplantation, and his work informed the current national DCD kidney allocation scheme. He has an interest in efficient clinical trial design and is a co-investigator on the PITHIA trial, a randomised-registry trial that is evaluating the use of pre-implantation kidney biopsies as a tool improve the evaluation of kidneys for transplantation.
Trotter PB, Summers DM, Ushiro-Lumb I, Robb M, Bradley JA, Powell J, et al. Use of organs from hepatitis C virus positive donors for uninfected recipients: a potential cost-effective approach to save lives? Transplantation. 2018 Apr 102(4), pp664-672. PMID: 29166338
Mirshekar-Syahkal B, Summers DM, Bradbury LL, Aly M, Bardsley V, Berry M, et al. Local Expansion of Donation After Circulatory Death Kidney Transplant Activity Improves Waitlisted Outcomes and Addresses Inequities of Access to Transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2017 Feb;17(2):390–400. PMID: 27428662
Mallon DH, Riddiough GE, Summers DM, Butler AJ, Callaghan CJ, Bradbury LL, et al. Successful transplantation of kidneys from elderly circulatory death donors by using microscopic and macroscopic characteristics to guide single or dual implantation. Am J Transplant. 2015 Nov;15(11):2931–9. PMID: 26108421
Summers DM, Watson CJE, Pettigrew GJ, Johnson RJ, Collett D, Neuberger JM, et al. Kidney donation after circulatory death (DCD): state of the art. Kidney Int 2015 Aug;88(2):241–9. PMID: 25786101
Summers DM, Johnson RJ, Hudson A, Collett D, Watson CJ, Bradley JA. Effect of donor age and cold storage time on outcome in recipients of kidneys donated after circulatory death in the UK: a cohort study. Lancet. 2013 Mar 2;381(9868):727–34. PMID: 23261146
Summers DM, Johnson RJ, Allen J, Fuggle SV, Collett D, Watson CJ, et al. Analysis of factors that affect outcome after transplantation of kidneys donated after cardiac death in the UK: a cohort study. Lancet. 2010 Oct 16;376(9749):1303–11. PMID: 20727576