Haq, Dr Shuman

Dr Shuman HaqMA, MRCPCH  


Paediatric nephrology

Training and education

BA Medical Sciences, University of Cambridge 1990
MBBS, University of London 1993
Paediatric SHO Lewisham and Guy’s Hospitals, London 1995 - 1997
Clinical Research Fellow, Nephro-Urology Unit, Institute of Child Health / Great Ormond St Hospital 1997 – 2001
South Thames Paediatric SpR training programme 2001 - 2003
Paediatric Nephrology trainee, Guy’s Hospital 2003 - 2005


Dr Haq has worked for the Trust since September 2005.

Basic science research: cell biology of cystinosis. Undertaken in the Nephro-urology Unit at the Institute of Child Health
Clinical Paediatric Nephrology training at Great Ormond St and Guy’s Hospitals

Awards and prizes

Institute of Child Health / Great Ormond Street Hospital Science Development Initiative Training Fellowship, 1998
Jim Seakins Memorial Award, Great Ormond Street Hospital, 1998


Gilbert RD, Turner CLS, Gibson J, Bass PS, Haq MR, Cross E, Bunyan DJ, Collins AR, Tapper W, Needell JC, Dell B, Morton NE, Temple IK, Robinson DO. Mutations in phospholipase C epsilon 1 are not sufficient to cause diffuse mesangial clerosis. Kidney Int. 2009 Feb; 75(4): 415-9.

Waters AM, Kerecuk L, Luk D, Haq MR, Fitzpatrick MM, Gilbert RD, Inward C, Jones C, Pichon B, Reid C, Slack MPE, Van’t Hoff W, Dillon MJ, Taylor CM, Tullus K. Hemolytic uremic syndrome associated with invasive pneumococcal disease: the UK experience. J Pediatr. 2007; 151(2):140-4

Kerecuk L, Sajoo A, McGregor L, Berg J, Haq MR, Sebire NJ, Bingham C, Edghill EL, Ellard S, Taylor J, Rigden S, Flinter FA, Woolf AS. Autosomal dominant inheritance of non-syndromic renal hypoplasia and dysplasia: dramatic variation in clinical severity in a single kindred. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2007 Jan; 22(1): 259-63.

Laube GF, Shah V, Stewart VC, Hargreaves IP, Haq MR, Heales SJ, van't Hoff WG. Glutathione depletion and increased apoptosis rate in human cystinotic proximal tubular cells. Pediatr Nephrol. 2006 Apr; 21(4): 503-9.

Laube GF, Haq MR, van't Hoff WG. Exfoliated human proximal tubular cells: a model of cystinosis and Fanconi syndrome. Pediatr Nephrol. 2005 Feb; 20(2): 136-40.

Haq MR, Kalatzis V, Gubler M-C, Town MM, Antignac C, van’t Hoff WG, Woolf AS. Immunolocalization of Cystinosin, the Protein Defective in Cystinosis. J Am Soc Nephrol 2002; 13: 2046-2051