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Jason Ali

MA MB BChir, MA (Med Ed), PhD, FHEA, MAcadMed, MRCS (Eng)

Education and Qualifications
2012-2015 University of Cambridge, Department of Surgery

Doctor of Philosophy

2010-2014 University of Bedford

Masters in Medical Education (Commendation)

Postgraduate Certificate of Medical Education

2009 Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons England

Membership examination part A Jan 09 (Pass – 91%)

Membership examination part B Oct 09 (Pass – 85%)

2002-2008 Churchill College, University of Cambridge

BA Medical Sciences Tripos: (First class honours)

MA Medical Sciences

MB BChir (Distinction)

 

Positions Held
Fellow and lecturer in Medicine and Director of Studies, Churchill College, University of Cambridge

https://www.chu.cam.ac.uk/people/view/jason-ali/

2014-
School of Clinical Medicine Clinical Supervisor Representative

Clinical Education Quality Committee

2014/15
Member of the Cambridge Immunology Network

http://www.immunology.cam.ac.uk/directory/jason

2014-
Membership of the Academy of Medical Educators (AoME) 2013-
Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Training Fellow 2012-15
Fellow of the Higher Education Authority 2012-
Associate Faculty Member: Faculty of 1000 – Medicine

http://f1000.com/thefaculty/member/1490523708246475

2010-
Reviewer for Wiley-Blackwells publishing 2007-

 

Prizes and Awards
The Margaret Witt Scholarship Fund for Clinical Excellence 2017 2017
Intrathoracic Tracheal and Chest transplant prize, British Transplantation Society 2017
The Roy Calne Award 2017, British Transplantation Society 2017
The Roy Calne Award 2016, British Transplantation Society 2016
Royal College of Surgeons Needlemakers Educational Bursary Award 2015
Poster of Distinction, American Transplant Congress 2015
Charles Slater Fund Travel Award, University of Cambridge 2014, 2015
Finalist for Medawar Medal at the British Transplantation Society meeting 2014, 1012 and 2011
Patey Prize 2014
SARS Bursary 2014
Young Investigator Award at European Society of Organ Transplantation Congress 2013
The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Scholarship 2012/13/14
East Anglian Chapter, Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland Senior trainee prize for best oral presentation 2012
The School of Clinical Medicine 1st year PhD Research Prize 2012
The Transplantation Society Basic Science Mentee-Mentor Award 2012
BTS Congress Travel Bursary 2012
Biotest oral presentation award at European Society of Organ Transplantation 2011
East of England Deanery training sponsorship 2010
Duke Elder Ophthalmology Examination – Pass, and ranked 14th nationally 2008
Distinction for Final MB Part II: Clinical medicine 2008
Churchill College Final MB prize 2008
George Peter Baker Prize 2008
Novo-Nordisc Prize for Student Selected Component 2008
Butler Orthopaedic prize 2007
Distinction for Final MB Part 1: Pathology 2007
Rhodri Wilson Memorial Fund – Travel fund for Elective (£200) 2007
Hagardon Prize 1st prize 2007
Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia Audit Prize 2007
William Harvey Studentship 2006
Churchill College MVST Part II prize 2005
Health Foundation Student Research Fellowship – £15,000 2004/5
Scholarship, Churchill College, University of Cambridge 2002, 2003, 2004

 

Professional Clinical Experience
NTN Cardiothoracic Surgery, Health Education East of England

08/16 –                 Cardiothoracic Surgery: Papworth Hospital, Cambridge

LAS Specialist Registrar Thoracic Surgery 

08/15 – 08/16    Thoracic Surgery, Mr P Van Tornout, Mr M Van Leuven, Mr W Bartosik: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Norwich

National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Academic Clinical Fellow

05/15 – 08/15    Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mr D Jenkins, Mr S Large, Mr J Dunning, Mr P Catarino, Mr N Moorjani: Papworth Hospital, Cambridge

05/12 – 05/15    Out of Programme time for Research (OOPR), Mr G Pettigrew, Prof JA Bradley

PhD – Department of Surgery, University of Cambridge

02/12 – 04/12    Academic  surgery, Prof A Bradley and  Mr G Pettigrew: Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge

08/11 – 02/12    Cardiothoracic Surgery, Mr D Jenkins, Mr S Large, Mr J Dunning, Mr P Catarino, Mr C Ng: Papworth Hospital, Cambridge

05/11 – 08/11    Academic  surgery, Prof A Bradley and  Mr G Pettigrew: Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge

02/11 – 05/11    Transplant surgery, Prof A Bradley, Mr C Watson, Mr G Pettigrew, Mr R Praeseedom, Mr E Huguet, Mr N Jamieson and Mr A Jah: Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge

08/10 – 02/11    Colorectal  surgery, Mr J Davies, Miss N Fearnhead  Mr N Hall, Mr R Miller: Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge

Academic Foundation Programme – August 2008 – August 2010

04/10 – 08/10    Academic  surgery, Prof A Bradley and  Mr G Pettigrew: Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge

12/09 – 04/10    Transplant surgery, Prof A Bradley, Mr C Watson, Mr G Pettigrew, Mr R Praeseedom, Mr E Huguet, Mr N Jamieson and Mr A Jah: Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge

08/09 – 12/09    Orthopaedic surgery, Mr J Chitnavis: Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge

04/09 – 08/09    Hepato-pancratico-biliary surgery – Mr R Praeseedom, Mr E Huguet, Mr N Jamieson and Mr A Jah: Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge

12/08 – 04/09    General Practice – Dr J Perry: Nuffield Road Medical Centre, Cambridge

08/08 – 12/08   Gastroenterology and Diabetes and Endocrinology – Dr E George and Dr A Jennings: Kings Lynn Hospital

 

Clinical Audit
Stage T3 and T4 lung cancer and appropriate pre-operative imaging, Norfolk and Norwich Hospital – September 2015

Examining adherence to the guideline requiring CT within 28 days prior to surgery in these high T stage lung cancer patients.

Radiological follow-up post Type A dissection repair, Papworth Hospital – 2014 – 2015

Examining compliance with guidelines recommending radiological follow-up post Type A dissection pre and post implementation of an ‘Aortic clinic’ to improve follow-up of these patients

Donor organ audit: Kidney transplant donor organ utilisation, Addenbrookes Hospital – May 2015

Examining the donor organ offers received by the unit and examining the details and outcomes of those organs turned down at this centre but used at a different unit

Audit of completeness of discharge summaries for patients discharged from ICU, Papworth Hospital – August 2011 – January 2012

Poor compliance with NICE guidance regarding ICU discharge summaries, which was improved significantly after CIS system was modified

Audit of lung cancer referrals to Papworth Hospital in 2010 – December 2011 – March 2012

Aim to assess compliance with National Lung Cancer Audit regarding patients with low stage lung carcinoma being referred for surgery

Audit of discharge delay after fast-track cardiothoracic surgery, Papworth Hospital – Nov 2011 –  March 2012

Reviewing the factors delaying discharge and strategies to reduce delays and attributed costs

Audit into the accuracy and completeness prescriptions in the critical care unit of Papworth hospital before and after implementation of Computerised Physician Order Entry – May 2006 – October 2007

Identified poor prescribing practice that was removed by the implementation of a computerised prescription chart, which should lead to safer patient care

Retrospective audit of positive thick and thin malaria films conducted by the Northern District Hospital, Luganville, Vanuatu – June – July 2007

Analysis of rates of malaria positive blood films over the last decade and assessing accuracy of data collection.

Audit of the Integrated Care Pathway for suspected deep vein thrombosis in place at Bedford Hospital – November 2007

Identified practice not complying with recommendations from Royal College, suggestions made to reduce the number of unnecessary blood tests and USS

Audit into secondary prevention following myocardial infarction at Nuffield Road Medical Centre – March 2009

Identified that patients not complying at discharge from secondary care, were not being identified and managed in primary care appropriately.

Audit reviewing the 10 year experience of laparoscopic adrenalectomy at Addenbrookes hospital – August 2010

Reviewing the operative details and outcomes following laparoscopic adrenalectomy

 

Quality Improvement Projects
May 2017 Design and implementation of ‘Papworth haemostasis checklist’ to reduce return to theatre rate and blood product consumption following cardiac surgery at Papworth Hospital
July 2016 Development of a chest drain insertion electronic form to ensure formal documentation of chest drains inserted on the wards at Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

 

Research Projects
Basic science
Longevity of Direct and Indirect pathway CD4 T-cell allorecognition responses (2010 – 2015).

Supervisor: G. Pettigrew. Department of Surgery, University of Cambridge. Academic Foundation Programme 2010 to completion of PhD May 2015

The Portal Protein of the Herpes Simplex Virus Nucleocapsid: Structure by Cryo-electron Microscopy and Image Processing (2004).

Supervisor: F Booy and E. Van Heel, Bioinformatics department, Imperial College, University of London.  ‘Undergraduate research opportunities programme’ 2004

Assessment of Prion related protein (PrP) levels in serum and plasma of healthy sheep (2004/5).

Supervisor: R. Bujdoso and A Thackray. Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge. Submitted as Part II research project 2004-5, achieving 1st Class

Clinical research
Observational study of colonic transit time following diverting loop ileostomy for low anterior resection (2011 – 2013).

Supervisor: N Fearnhead, Cambridge Colorectal Unit, Addenbrookes Hospital. 2011 – 2013.
Presented at local and national meetings, winning best senior trainee presentation prize in 2012. Manuscript accepted by Techniques in Coloproctology

Liver transplantation time-zero biopsy scoring of ischaemia/reperfusion injury as a predictor of patient and graft outcomes (2012-2014)

Supervisor: GJ Pettigrew, Department of Surgery, Addenbrookes Hospital. 2012-2104.
Presented at national and international meetings, winning Young Investigator Prize at international meeting 2013. Manuscript accepted by Liver Transplantation

 

Research Degrees Awarded
BA (hons) – 1st class, then MA (hons)

University of Cambridge – 2005/2008

MA Medical Education – Commendation

University of Bedfordshire – 2014

PhD

University of Cambridge – 2015

 

Research Grants
2012-2015 Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Training Fellowship – Pathways of CD4 T cell allorecognition in allograft rejection.

Supervisor: Mr Gavin Pettigrew, Sponsor: Prof. Andrew Bradley. Total: £256,048

2011-2012 Addenbrookes Charitable Trust grant – Observational study of colonic transit time following diverting loop ileostomy for low anterior resection.

Supervisor: Miss Nicola Fearnhead. Total: £7000

 

Research Projects Supervised
2013-2014 Jin Lee – MPhil degree, University of Cambridge

In vitro induction of regulatory T cells and their potential in transplantation.
Achieved distinction, and Winner of 3rd prize in research category at the International Academic and Research Conference 2014

2014 Roxanne Teo – Summer project

In vitro induction of direct pathway regulatory T cells

 

Publications
Research articles
Ali JM, Goh AM. Student perceptions of workplace based assessment. The Clinical Teacher. 2016 In Press Epup PMID 27981755

Ali JM*, Harper IG*, Harper SJF, Wlodek E, Alsughayyir J, Negus MC, Qureshi MS, Motalleb-Zadeh R, Saeb-Parsy K, Bolton EM, Bradley JA, Clatworthy MR, Conlon TM, Pettigrew GJ. Augmentation of recipient adaptive alloimmunity by donor passenger lymphocytes within the transplant. Cell Reports 2016 In Press [*joint first authors] PMID 27134179

Ali JM, Negus MC, Conlon TM, Harper IG, Qureshi MS, Motallebzadeh R, Willis R, Saeb-Parsy K, Bolton EM, Bradley JA, Pettigrew GJ. Diversity of the T cell alloresponse: implications for regulatory T cell immunotherapy in transplantation. Cell Reports 2016 Feb 9;14(5):1232-45 PMID 26804905

Goh A, Ali JM, Iype S, Pettigrew GJ. Outcomes of primary arteriovenous fistulas in patients aged over 70. Journal of Vascular Surgery 2016 May;63(5):1333-40. PMID 27109796 

Ali JM*, Harper SJF*, Wlodek E, Negus MC, Harper IG, Chhabra M, Qureshi MS, Mallik M, Bolton EM, Bradley JA, Pettigrew GJ. CD8 T-cell recognition of acquired alloantigen promotes acute allograft rejection. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 2015 In Press [*joint first authors] PMID 26420874

Zelga P, Ali JM, Brais R, Harper SJF, Liau S-S, Huguet EL, Jamieson NV, Praseedom RK, Jah A. Negative predictive value of drain amylase concentration for development of pancreatic fistula after pancreaticoduodenectomy. Pancreatology 2015 Mar-Apr;15(2):179-84 PMID: 25579809

Ali JM, Davies SE, Brais RJ, Randle LV, Klinck JR, Allison MED, Chen Y, Pasea L, Harper SFJ, Pettigrew GJ. Analysis of ischaemia/reperfusion injury in time-zero biopsies predicts liver allograft outcomes. Liver Transplantation 2015 Apr;21(4):487-99. PMID: 25545865

Ali JM, Rajaratnam S, Upponi S, Hall NR, Fearnhead NS. Colonic transit in the empty colon after defunctioning ileostomy – do we really know what happens? Techniques in Coloproctology 2015 Mar;19(3):165-72 PMID 25697292

Ali JM, Liau S-S, Gunning K, Jah A, Huguet EL Praseedom RK and Jamieson NV. Laparoscopic adrenalectomy: Auditing the 10 year experience of a single centre The Surgeon. 2012 Oct;10(5):267-72 PMID 22959160

Ali JM, Bonomo L, Brais R, Griffiths WJH, Lomas DJ, Huguet EL, Praseedom RK, Jamieson NV, Jah A. Outcomes and diagnostic challenges posed by incidental cholangiocarcinoma after liver transplantation. Transplantation 2011 Jun 27; 91(12):1392-7. PMID: 21516065

Ali J, Barrow L, Vuylsteke A. The impact of computerized physician order entry on prescribing practices in a cardiothoracic intensive care unit. Anaesthesia 2010;65(2):119-23 PMID: 19889112

Case reports
Rafiq MU, Ali JM, van Tornout F. Management of Idiopathic Chylopericardium in Pregnancy. Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals 2016 Oct;24(8):798-800 PMID: 27357118

Rafiq MU, Ali JM, van Tornout F. Pedunculated intercostal fat mimicking intrapleural adhesions. European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2016 Apr;49(4):e90 PMID 26792916

Goh A, Ali JM, Lagaac R, Barlow AD Pettigrew GJ. High output cardiac failure following formation of an axillo-iliac arteriovenous graft for hemodialysis. Journal of Vascular Access 2016 Jan 28;17(1):e7-9 PMID: 26349891

Goh A, Ali JM, Lagaac R, Pettigrew GJ. Ankle fistula as last resort for vascular access: case report and literature review. Journal of Vascular Access 2015 Feb 16;16(1):68-71. PMID: 25198823

 Ali JM, See T, Wiseman O, Griffiths WJH, Jah. A Salvage of a transplanted liver with hepatolithiasis by percutaneous transhepatic cholangioscopic hepatolithotomy. Transplantation International 2014 Dec;27(12):e126-8 PMID: 24964398

Abu-Omar Y, Ali JM, Colah S, Dunning JJ. Aortic arch replacement with a beating heart: a simple method using continuous 3-way perfusion. Perfusion 2014 Jan;29(1):6-9 PMID 23935034

Ali JM, Stabler A, Hall N, Irwin M, Miller R, Fearnhead NS. Tissue expanders: Early experience of a novel treatment option for perineal herniation. Hernia. 2013 Aug;17(4):545-9 PMID 22739981 

Ali JM, Howieson AJ, Lawrence K, Chitnavis D, Chitnavis J. Total knee arthroplasty in a patient with haemophilic arthropathy and high titre inhibitors: a cost analysis. Journal of Arthroplasty. 2012 Aug;27(7):1413.e11-4 PMID: 22153945

Ali JM, Rajaratnam S, Dennis R, Davies RJ. A simple and effective technique for closure of the mesenteric defect after laparoscopic right hemicolectomy: A case series.  Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons England 2011; 93: 418 PMID: 21943474

Review articles
Rafiq MU, Ali JM, van Tornout F. Management of Idiopathic Chylopericardium in Pregnancy. Asian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals 2016 Oct;24(8):798-800 PMID: 27357118

Rafiq MU, Ali JM, van Tornout F. Pedunculated intercostal fat mimicking intrapleural adhesions. European Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery 2016 Apr;49(4):e90 PMID 26792916

Goh A, Ali JM, Lagaac R, Barlow AD Pettigrew GJ. High output cardiac failure following formation of an axillo-iliac arteriovenous graft for hemodialysis. Journal of Vascular Access 2016 Jan 28;17(1):e7-9 PMID: 26349891

Goh A, Ali JM, Lagaac R, Pettigrew GJ. Ankle fistula as last resort for vascular access: case report and literature review. Journal of Vascular Access 2015 Feb 16;16(1):68-71. PMID: 25198823

Ali JM, See T, Wiseman O, Griffiths WJH, Jah. A Salvage of a transplanted liver with hepatolithiasis by percutaneous transhepatic cholangioscopic hepatolithotomy. Transplantation International 2014 Dec;27(12):e126-8 PMID: 24964398 

Abu-Omar Y, Ali JM, Colah S, Dunning JJ. Aortic arch replacement with a beating heart: a simple method using continuous 3-way perfusion. Perfusion 2014 Jan;29(1):6-9 PMID 23935034

Ali JM, Stabler A, Hall N, Irwin M, Miller R, Fearnhead NS. Tissue expanders: Early experience of a novel treatment option for perineal herniation. Hernia. 2013 Aug;17(4):545-9 PMID 22739981

Ali JM, Howieson AJ, Lawrence K, Chitnavis D, Chitnavis J. Total knee arthroplasty in a patient with haemophilic arthropathy and high titre inhibitors: a cost analysis. Journal of Arthroplasty. 2012 Aug;27(7):1413.e11-4 PMID: 22153945

 Ali JM, Rajaratnam S, Dennis R, Davies RJ. A simple and effective technique for closure of the mesenteric defect after laparoscopic right hemicolectomy: A case series.  Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons England 2011; 93: 418 PMID: 21943474

Letters
Goh A, Massie J, Ali JM Workplace based assessments – confusion and misuse continues to be a problem. Clinical Medicine 2015 Feb;15(1):106 PMID: 25650222

Ali JM Supervised Learning Events: is re-branding enough? BMJ Open 2014 eLetter Published 27/10/2014: http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/4/10/e005980.abstract/reply#bmjopen_el_8941

Ali JM Trainee/trainer discordance in perceptions towards workplace based assessment persists. Academic Medicine 2015 90 (7), 839 PMID: 26414048

Ali JM Is involvement in medical education becoming a ‘tick-box’ exercise for junior doctors? Medical Education 2015 Mar;49(3):340. PMID 25693993

Massie J, Ali JM. Demystifying the Night Shift – Learning Beyond 9-5 The Clinical Teacher 2015 Aug;12(4):277-8 PMID: 26036471 

Ali JM Maximising the Learning Afforded by SLE’s The Clinical Teacher 2014 Aug;11(5): 407 PMID 25041684

Ali JM Workplace based assessment: Lost in translation? The Clinical Teacher 2014 Feb;11(1):68-9 PMID 24405927

Notable published abstracts
Ali J, Harper I, Bolton E, Bradley JA, Pettigrew G. Recipient natural killer cell allorecognition of passenger donor lymphocytes and its effect on adaptive alloimmunity after transplantation. Lancet. 2015 Feb 26;385 Suppl 1:S18 PMID: 26312840

Ali J, Bolton E, Saeb-Parsy K, Bradley JA, Pettigrew G. Targeting indirect pathway CD4 T-cell alloresponses in the prevention of chronic transplant rejection. Lancet. 2015 Feb 26;385 Suppl 1:S17 PMID: 26312839

Book chapters
Ali J, Vuylsteke A. Time to use Computerised Physician Order Entry in all ICU’s. In: Vincent JL (ed) Yearbook of Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine 2008. Springer, Heidelberg.

Ali JM, Jenkins D. Cardiac ECMO. In: Valchanov K, Jones N, Hogue R (ed) Core Topics in Cardiothoracic Critical Care. 2017 Cambridge University Press, UK.

 

Presentations

National and International Conferences

Oral
Ali JM, Ng C, Dunning J, Tsui S, Jenkins DP. Outcomes following re-do pulmonary endarterectomy. Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland Annual meeting, Belfast 2017

Ali JM, Catarino P, Dunning J, Vrakas G, Parmar J. Potential utility of sentinel skin transplants in lung transplantation. 20th Annual Congress of the British Transplantation Society, Harrogate 2017

Ali J, Negus M, Bolton EM, Saeb-Parsy K, Bradley JA, Pettigrew GJ. Rational Development Of Alloantigen Specific Regulatory T Cell Therapy Requires Insight Into Longevity Of Alloimmune Pathways. 14th American Transplant Congress, Philadelphia 2015

Ali J, M.S Qureshi, Negus M, Bolton EM, Bradley JA, Pettigrew GJ. Germinal centre autoimmunity mediates progression of allograft vasculopathy, with essential help provided by T follicular cells. 14th American Transplant Congress, Philadelphia 2015

Ali J, Harper I,Negus M, Bolton EM, Saeb-Parsy K, Bradley JA, Pettigrew GJ Host NK Cell Allorecognition Of Passenger Donor Lymphocytes Within Allografts Is Essential For Preventing Augmentation Of Recipient Adaptive Alloimmunity. 18th Annual Congress of the British Transplantation Society, Bournemouth 2015

Ali J, Negus M, Bolton EM, Saeb-Parsy K, Bradley JA, Pettigrew GJ. Rational Development Of Alloantigen Specific Regulatory T Cell Therapy Requires Insight Into Longevity Of Alloimmune Pathways. 18th Annual Congress of the British Transplantation Society, Bournemouth 2015

Ali J, S. Davies, R. Brais, L. Pasea, S. Harper, G. Pettigrew. Ischaemia/Reperfusion Injury On Time-Zero Biopsies and Relevance to Long-Term Liver Transplant Outcomes. World Transplant Congress, San Francisco 2014. American Journal of Transplantation 2014 S3; 175

Ali J, Negus M, Bolton EM, Saeb-Parsy K, Bradley JA, Pettigrew GJ. Heterogeneity in indirect CD4 T cell alloresponses. 17th Annual Congress of the British Transplantation Society, Glasgow 2014 *Medawar Medal Session

Ali J, Mir S, Randle L, Brais R, Klinck J, Pettigrew GJ, Harper S. The utility of time-zero biopsy scoring of ischaemia/reperfusion injury after liver transplantation. 17th Annual Congress of the British Transplantation Society, Glasgow 2014

Ali J, Negus M, Bolton EM, Saeb-Parsy K, Bradley JA, Pettigrew GJ. Heterogeneity in indirect CD4 T cell alloresponses. The Society of Academic & Research Surgery Annual Conference, Cambridge January 2014 **Winner of Patey Prize** BJS 2014; 101 (S4): 3

Ali J, S Rajaratnam, E Wlodek, N Chatzizacharias, S Upponi, A Clark, M Powar, RJ Davies, R Miller, NR Hall, NS Fearnhead. Time to dispense with mechanical bowel preparation? An observational study of colonic transit time following diverting loop ileostomy for low anterior resection. The Society of Academic & Research Surgery Annual Conference, Cambridge January 2014 BJS 2014; 101 (S4): 46

Ali J, Conlon T, Negus M, Bolton EM, Bradley JA, Saeb-Parsy K, Pettigrew GJ. Indirect CD4 T cell allorecognition of MHC class II alloantigen is limited by adaptive immunity. 16th Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation 2013

Ali J, Mir S, Randle L, Brais R, Klinck J, Pettigrew GJ, Harper S. The utility of time-zero biopsy scoring of ischaemia/reperfusion injury after liver transplantation. 16th Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation 2013

Ali J, Conlon T, Negus M, Bolton EM, Bradley JA, Saeb-Parsy K, Pettigrew GJ. Indirect CD4 T cell allorecognition of MHC class II alloantigen is limited by adaptive immunity. 13th American Transplant Congress May 2013. American Journal of Transplantation 2013;13(S5): 33

Ali J, Mir S, Randle L, Brais R, Klinck J, Pettigrew GJ, Harper S. The utility of time-zero biopsy scoring of ischaemia/reperfusion injury after liver transplantation. 13th American Transplant Congress May 2013. American Journal of Transplantation 2013;13(S5): 168

Kosmoliaptsis V, Ali J, Salji M, Bardsley V, Finlay M, Copley H, Griffiths M, Bradley JA, Pettigrew GJ. Impact of donor kidney disease on outcomes following deceased donor kidney transplantation. 13th American Transplant Congress May 2013. American Journal of Transplantation 2013;13(S5): 123

Ali J, Mir S, Klink J, Bradley JA, Harper SJ, Pettigrew GJ. Evaluating the utility of time-zero biopsy scoring of ischaemia/reperfusion injury after liver transplantation. The Society of Academic & Research Surgery Annual Conference, London 2013. British Journal of Surgery 2013; 100 (S4):32

Ali J Elliott K, Conlon T, Harper I, Negus M, Bolton E, Bradley JA, Saeb-Parsy K, Pettigrew GJ. Assessment of longevity of the direct and indirect CD4 T cell allorecognition response. 24th International Congress of the Transplantation Society July 2012. Transplantation in press.

Ali J Conlon T, Harper I, Negus M, Bolton E, Bradley JA, Saeb-Parsy K, Pettigrew GJ. Assessment of longevity of the direct and indirect CD4 T cell allorecognition response. 12th American Transplant Congress June 2012. American Journal of Transplantation 2012;12(S3):145 (abstract 398)

Ali J, Moorjani N. Improving the efficiency of discharge, following fast-track cardiac surgery. Society of Cardiothoracic surgeons March 2012

Ali J, Elliott K, Harper I, Conlon T, Negus M, Bolton E, Bradley JA, Saeb-Parsy K, Pettigrew GJ Assessment of longevity of the direct and indirect CD4 T cell allorecognition response. 15th Annual Congress of the British Transplantation Society, Glasgow 2012 *Medawar Medal Session

Ali J, Elliott K, Negus M, Conlon T, Bolton E, Bradley JA, Saeb-Parsy K, Pettigrew GJ  Longevity of the Direct and Indirect CD4 T Cell Alloimmune Response. 15th Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation 2011.Transplant International 2011;24(S2):96 *Presidential session, Biotest best oral presentation award

Ali J, Bonomo L, Brais R, Griffiths WJH, Lomas DJ, Huguet EL, Praseedom RK, Jamieson NV, Jah A. Outcomes and diagnostic challenges posed by incidental cholangiocarcinoma after liver transplantation. 15th Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation 2011. Transplant International 2011;24(S2):169

Ali J, Elliott K, Negus M, Conlon T, Bolton E, Bradley JA, Saeb-Parsy K, Pettigrew GJ  Longevity of the Direct and Indirect CD4 T Cell Alloimmune Response. 11th American Transplant Congress April 2011. American Journal of Transplantation 2011;11(S2):81

Ali J, Elliott K, Negus M, Conlon T, Bolton E, Bradley JA, Saeb-Parsy K, Pettigrew GJ Longevity of the Direct and Indirect CD4 T Cell Alloimmune Responses. 14th Annual Congress of the British Transplantation Society, Bournemouth 2011 *Medawar Medal Session

Ali J, Elliott K, Negus M, Conlon T, Bradley JA, Saeb-Parsy K, Pettigrew GJ. Longevity of the Direct and Indirect CD4 T-cell alloimmune responses. The Society of Academic & Research Surgery Annual Conference, Dublin 201.1 British Journal of Surgery 2011; 98(S2):31

Ali J, Barrow L, Vuylsteke A. The impact of Computerised Physician Order Entry in prescribing practices in Cardiothoracic critical care. Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthetists 24th Annual Meeting Nov 2007 Anaesthesia, 2008, 63:1271

Poster
Ali J, Harper I,Negus M, Bolton EM, Saeb-Parsy K, Bradley JA, Pettigrew GJ Host NK Cell Allorecognition Of Passenger Donor Lymphocytes Within Allografts Is Essential For Preventing Augmentation Of Recipient Adaptive Alloimmunity. 14th American Transplant Congress, Philadelphia 2015 *Poster of Distinction*

Ali J, Negus M, Bolton EM, Saeb-Parsy K, Bradley JA, Pettigrew GJ. Rational Development Of Alloantigen Specific Regulatory T Cell Therapy Requires Insight Into Longevity Of Alloimmune Pathways. Academy of Medical Sciences, Spring Meeting, London. Lancet 2015; 385: S17

Ali J, Harper I,Negus M, Bolton EM, Saeb-Parsy K, Bradley JA, Pettigrew GJ Host NK Cell Allorecognition Of Passenger Donor Lymphocytes Within Allografts Is Essential For Preventing Augmentation Of Recipient Adaptive Alloimmunity. Academy of Medical Sciences, Spring Meeting, London. Lancet 2015; 385: S18

Ali J, Conlon T, Negus M, Bolton EM, Bradley JA, Saeb-Parsy K, Pettigrew GJ. Heterogeneity in Indirect Pathway CD4 T Cell Alloresponses. World Transplant Congress, San Francisco 2014. American Journal of Transplantation 2014 S3; 309 *Poster of Distinction*

Ali J, Conlon T, Negus M, Bolton EM, Bradley JA, Saeb-Parsy K, Pettigrew GJ. Indirect CD4 T Cell Allorecognition Of MHC Class II Alloantigen Is Limited By Adaptive Immunity. The British Transplantation Society, Bournemouth 2013.

Ali J, Mir S, Klink J, Bradley JA, Harper SJ, Pettigrew GJ. Evaluating the utility of time-zero biopsy scoring of ischaemia/reperfusion injury after liver transplantation. The British Transplantation Society, Bournemouth 2013.

Ali J, Stabler A, Hall NR, Irwin M, Miller R, Fearnhead NS. Tissue expanders: A novel treatment option for perineal herniation. European Society of Colo-Proctology congress, Copenhagen 2011

Ali J, Rajaratnam S, Dennis R, Davies RJ. A simple and effective technique for closure of the mesenteric defect after laparoscopic right hemicolectomy: A case series. European Society of Colo-Proctology congress, Copenhagen 2011

Ali J, Stabler A, Hall NR, Irwin M, Miller R, Fearnhead NS. Tissue expanders: A novel treatment option for perineal herniation. Tripartite Colorectal Meeting, Cairns 2011 (Abstract 324)Colorectal Dis 2010. 13(supp 5):52.

Ali J, Rajaratnam S, Dennis R, Davies RJ. A simple and effective technique for closure of the mesenteric defect after laparoscopic right hemicolectomy: A case series. Tripartite Colorectal Meeting, Cairns 2011(Abstract 444)Colorectal Dis 2010. 13(supp 5):71

Ali J, Stabler A, Hall NR, Irwin M, Miller R, Fearnhead NS. Tissue expanders: A novel treatment option for perineal herniation. 2011 Annual conference of The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland Colorectal Disease 2011; 13 (Suppl 4): 43

Ali J, Bonomo L, Brais R, Griffiths WJH, Lomas DJ, Huguet EL, Praseedom RK, Jamieson NV, Jah A. Outcomes and diagnostic challenges posed by incidental cholangiocarcinoma after liver transplantation. 14th Annual Congress of the British Transplantation Society, Bournemouth 2011 

Ali J, Bonomo L, Brais R, Griffiths WJH, Lomas DJ, Huguet EL, Praseedom RK, Jamieson NV, Jah A. Outcomes and diagnostic challenges posed by incidental cholangiocarcinoma after liver transplantation. Association of Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland 14th Annual Scientific meeting September 2010 British Journal of Surgery 2010; 97 (Suppl 5): 17. * Poster of distinction

Regional oral presentations

Haemostasis checklist – rationale and implementation to date. Papworth Audit meeting May 2017

Sentinel skin transplants in Lung Transplantation. Cardiothoracic Transplantation Research Meeting, Papworth Hospital, August 2015

Augmentation of the host adaptive alloimmune response by passenger lymphocytes within the allograft. Cambridge-Yale Immunology Meeting, Cambridge September 2014

Time-zero liver transplant biopsies and their predictive utility. 6th Edinburgh-Cambridge Transplantation Meeting, Cambridge September 2014

Evaluating the utility of time-zero biopsy scoring of ischaemia/reperfusion injury after liver transplantation 5th Edinburgh-Cambridge Transplantation Meeting, Edinburgh Nov 2012

Interim results of an observational study of colonic transit time following diverting loop ileostomy for low anterior resection. East Anglian chapter ACPGBI meeting, Oct 2012

Tissue expanders: A novel treatment option for perineal herniation. East Anglian chapter ACPGBI meeting, May 2011

A simple and effective technique for closure of the mesenteric defect after laparoscopic right hemicolectomy: A case series. East Anglian chapter ACPGBI meeting, May 2011

Laparoscopic adrenalectomy: the 10 year experience of a single centre.  East Anglian Surgical Club October 2010

Outcomes for cholangiocarcinoma found incidentally after liver transplantation. 4th Edinburgh-Cambridge Transplantation Meeting, Cambridge Sept 2010

Outcomes for cholangiocarcinoma found incidentally after liver transplantation. Cambridge University Hospitals Transplantation Away Day November 2010

Medicine at Cambridge University. Oxbridge Recruitment Conference, Belfast, Northern Ireland April 2009

Presentations as invited speaker

2013      A career in medicine – GCSE Celebration evening, Jubilee High International School, UK

2014      Indirect Allorecognition pathways – South African Surgical Research Society, Durban, SA

2015      Indirect Allorecognition pathways – Society of University Surgeons, Las Vegas, US

 

Conferences Attended
Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland Annual meeting, Belfast 12-14th March 2017

20th Annual Congress of the British Transplantation Society, Harrogate 1-3rd March 2017

International DCD Heart Symposium, Cambridge September 26-27th 2016

2nd Ex-vivo Normothermic Perfusion Symposium, Cambridge July 1st 2016

Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland Annual meeting, Birmingham 13-15th March 2016

1st Ex-vivo Normothermic Perfusion Symposium, Cambridge July 3rd 2015

14th American Transplant Congress, Philadelphia PA 2-6th May 2015

18th Annual Congress of the British Transplantation Society, Bournemouth 11-13th March 2015

Academy of Medical Sciences, Spring Meeting 2015, London 24th February 2015

10th Congress of the Society of University Surgeons, Las Vegas, US 2-6th February 2015

2014 World Transplant Congress, San Francisco 26-31st July 2014

2014 South African Surgical Research Society, Durban, South Africa 25-27th June 2014

17th Annual Congress of the British Transplantation Society, Glasgow 26-28th February 2014

The Society of Academic & Research Surgery Annual Conference, Cambridge 8-9th Jan 2014

16th Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation, Vienna 8-11th Sept 2013

13th American Transplant Congress, Seattle WA 17-21st May 2013

16th Annual Congress of the British Transplantation Society, Bournemouth 13-15th March 2013

The Society of Academic & Research Surgery Annual Conference, London 9-10th Jan 2013

International Congress of the Transplantation Society, Berlin 15-19th July 2012

12th American Transplant Congress, Boston 2nd – 6th June 2012

Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland Annual meeting, Manchester 18-20th April 2012

Back to the Future- Current perspectives in coronary surgery and pleural disease – Royal Society of Medicine, London 18th November 2011

15th Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation, Glasgow 4th-7th September 2011

The future of CT surgical training in the UK – Royal Society of Medicine, London 24th June 2011

11th American Transplant Congress, Philadelphia 29th April – 4th May 2011

14th Annual Congress of the British Transplantation Society, Bournemouth 9-11th March 2011

The Society of Academic & Research Surgery Annual Conference, Dublin 7-8th January 2011

Association of Gastrointestinal Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland 14th Annual Scientific meeting, Oxford 9-10th September 2010

Stem Cell Summer School for Clinicians 1st Annual meeting, University of Cambridge. 12-15th July 2010

Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland Annual meeting, Bournemouth 22-24th March 2009

Clinical Academic Training: Reflecting on Progress. A conference for Clinical Academic Trainees, London 22nd November 2008.

Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthetists 24th Annual meeting, Cardiff 16th November 2007

 

Courses Attended
ST3A Introduction to specialty training 2016
Cardiothoracic surgery Advanced Life Support (CALS) 2016
Specialty Skills in Cardiothoracic Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons 2015
2nd International VATS symposium 2015
Advanced Life Support 2015
St Georges Hospital Transoesophageal Echocardiography Course 2014
Cambridge Anastomosis Course 2013
Wetlab Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting Course 2013
Safeguarding Children & Young People Level 2 2013
Wetlab Par Excellence Cardiac Surgery Skills Course 2012
Good Clinical Practice 2012
Cardiac Surgery Advanced Life Support (CALS) 2011
Care of the Critically Ill Surgical Patient (CCRISP) 2011
Admissions Selection (Medical and Veterinary Sciences Tripos) 2011
Home Office Animal Licensing Course 2010
Cambridge University Clinical School Supervisors Course 2009-2010
Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) 2009
Acute Life threatening Events Recognition and Treatment (ALERT) 2009
Advanced Life Support (ALS) 2009
Royal College of Surgeons: Basic Surgical Skills (BSS) 2008

 

Medical Education

Teaching qualifications and memberships

2014 Masters in Medical Education (University of Bedfordshire) (MA [Med Ed])
2013 Member of the Academy of Medical Educators (MAcadMed)
2012 Fellow of the Higher Education Authority (FHEA)
2012 Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education (University of Bedfordshire)

Teaching positions and roles

Formal
Director of Studies in Medical and Veterinary Sciences, Churchill College (2014 – )

Role in medical admissions: involving hosting college medical open days and interviewing prospective medical students. Completing mandatory training required for University of Cambridge admissions including equality and diversity training. Have a pastoral responsibility for current medical students

Undergraduate Supervisor for Churchill College, Cambridge University: Mechanism of Drug Action

Organising, planning and delivering weekly small group teaching of 2nd year pre-clinical students, and organising annual progress tests. Annual feedback allows me to ensure my sessions are challenging and enjoyable for students. 15/16 will be my 11th year of teaching. I also interview prospective applicants to Churchill College

Clinical supervisor, School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge University (2009 – 2015)

Weekly small group ward based teaching of clinical students, teaching communication, examination and practical skills. 14/15 will be my 6th year of teaching
School of Clinical Medicine Clinical Supervisor Representative on Clinical Education Quality Committee 2014/15

Clinical Communication Skills facilitator, Clinical School Cambridge University

Participation in the facilitation of the ‘Working in teams’ sessions

Teaching and Examining roles for School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge University

Interviewing prospective clinical medical students 2013-2016

Facilitator on ‘Preparing for Patients B’ course

Examiner for Stage 1 OSCE 2010-2016

Examiner for Final MB Practical skills OSCE examination (OSPE) 2013-2015

Member of the standard setting committee for MCQ, EMQ and SEQ papers for Final MB examinations 2010-2016

Featured as the demonstrator in the abdominal examination, peripheral arterial vascular, and varicose vein teaching videos for the clinical school e-Learning site

Informal
Group teaching, bedside teaching and seminars for clinical students on hospital attachments

Clinical examination teaching for clinical students in general practice and wards

First year clinical exam revision sessions

Teaching on surgical skills courses for medical students and foundation year doctors

Teaching specialist nurses and observing practical skills performed

Learning resources available on my website: www.srcf.ucam.org/~ja297

Medical education and teaching prizes

Nominated by School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge, for Health Education East of England ‘Trainee/Student Educator of the Year’ at Celebrating Success Awards 2014

Commendation for Masters in Medical Education, University of Bedfordshire

 

Leadership and Management
2015/16 Rota coordinator, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Organising rota for thoracic surgery unit for FY/CT/SpR doctors, including allocation to regional clinics

2014/15 School of Clinical Medicine Clinical Supervisor Representative on Clinical Education Quality Committee
2011/12 Rota coordinator, Papworth Hospital

Organising rota for 8 SHO’s, with 2 vacancies and arranging weekly allocations. Liaising with medical staffing regularly to arrange appropriate locums. Working with hospital management and consultants to develop rota to improve training provided by the rota

2011/12 The productive ward programme, Papworth Hospital

Contributing to analysing the patients pathway to improve the efficiency of discharge processes, raising several suggested improvements from a period of prospective observation of delays in patients discharge

2008-10 UK Foundation Programme Advisory Board: Deanery representative
2008-11 Eastern Deanery Foundation Training Board: Trainee representative

 

Interests
Outside of medicine, I have interests in playing piano (for which I have achieved grade 5 theory and practical) I have also played table tennis at club level in the past, and enjoy playing socially now. I also enjoy travelling. I ran the 2012 London 10 K run earning sponsorship for the Addenbrookes Transplantation Charity.