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Dr Rachel Lennon (BMedSci, BMBS, PhD, MRCP, MRCPCH) - personal details

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Dr Rachel Lennon

Role: Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellow

Tel: +44 (0)161 276 7914




Rachel graduated from Nottingam University Medical School in 1994. She trained in clinical paediatrics in Nottingham, London and the South Western Deanery and she completed subspecialty training in Paediatric Nephrology in Bristol. She was awarded a Wellcome Trust Research Training Fellowship in 2004 and completed her PhD studying circulating mediators of podocyte injury in proteinuric states in 2007. She was appointed to a Walport/NIHR clinical lecturership 2007. In 2009 Rachel was awarded a Stepping Stones Fellowship from the University of Manchester and a Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellowship to continue her research focussed on understanding mechanisms of proteinuria.

Memberships of Committees and Professional Bodies

  • Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
  • British Association of Paediatric Nephrology
  • Renal Association
  • Academic Paediatrics Association GBI
  • Paediatric Research Society


  • BMedSci 1992
  • BMBS 1994
  • MRCP/MRCPCH 1997
  • PhD 2008
  • CCT Paediatrics/Paediatric Nephrology 2008


Dr Rachel Lennon is a Wellcome Trust Intermediate Clinical Fellow at the University of Manchester and an Honorary Consultant in Paediatric Nephrology at the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital