Tuesday September 15, 2020 - 06:00 to 07:30
Frank Dor studied Medicine in Antwerp and at the Erasmus University Rotterdam (MD, cum laude). He was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA, leading to a cum laude PhD in transplant immunology. He was trained as an allround abdominal transplant surgeon at the Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands. He worked as a Consultant Transplant Surgeon and Surgical Director of Kidney Transplantation at Erasmus MC, Rotterdam until 2016, when he joined the Imperial College Renal and Transplant Centre at Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK, as Consultant Transplant Surgeon and Lead for Transplantation. He is an active clinical and translational scientist, and a passionate educationalist. He served as Chair of ESOT’s education committee, and is Director of the ESOT Live Donor Nephrectomy Course, Senior Secretary of the UEMS Division of Transplant Surgery, Council Member of ESOT, member of the European Surgical Association, BTS councillor and Chair of teh Chapter of Surgeons, and chair of the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust's Clinical Ethics Committee. Frank is Associate Editor of Transplantation (and was Transplantation's first Social Media Editor), Academic Editor of PLOSOne, Associate Editor of European Surgical Research, Associate Editor of the World Journal of Transplantation, and editorial board member on a number of scientific journals.