Dr Kevin Harris

Clinical Reader

Contact details

Leicester General Hospital

Telephone: (+44) (0)116 258 4195

E-mail: krgh1@le.ac.uk / kevin.harris@uhl-tr.nhs.uk

Research Interests

  • The pathophysiology of progressive renal failure and in particular, the role of the macrophage in promoting fibrosis.
  • The initiation of autocrine and paracrine cytokine loops in mesangial cells which result in the accumulation of extracellular matrix proteins.
  • Clinical studies to improve the care of patients with CKD.
  • Currently a co-investigator on a major national project (funded by the Health Foundation) to look at methods to improve the care and outcomes of patients with chronic kidney disease. 
  • Publications

Selected Recent Publications

Pawluczyk IZ, Tan EK, Harris KP. Rat mesengial cells exhibit sex-specific profibrotic and proinflammatory phenotypes. Nephrol Dial Transplant 2009;24(6):1753-8

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Department of Respiratory Sciences
Maurice Shock Medical Sciences Building
University Road
Leicester LE1 9HN

Head of Department: Professor Mike Barer

PA: Alison Brown

General enquiries

T:+44 (0)116 252 2951