Dr Michael Sullivan

  • Clinical Research Fellow (Institute of Cardiovascular & Medical Sciences)


Dr Michael Sullivan is a Specialist Trainee in Renal Medicine and a Clinical Research Fellow at the Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences.
Michael graduated from the University of Aberdeen with MBChB (with honours) in 2011 . He completed Membership of the Royal College of Physicians in 2015 and an MSc in Internal Medicine (with distinction) in 2016. He obtained his Specialist Certificate in Renal Medicine in 2019.
Michael works as a Specialist Registrar at the Glasgow Renal and Transplant Unit, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital.

Research interests

In 2020 Michael was awarded a Medical Research Council Clinical Research Training Fellowship entitled "Interrogating disease clusters, multimorbidity and adverse outcomes in chronic kidney disease". This project seeks to understand the health problems faced by people with kidney disease and multiple long-term health conditions.
He is interested in using large cohorts to study people with kidney disease and their heightened risk of problems such as cardiovascular disease.



Grants and Awards listed are those received whilst working with the University of Glasgow.

  • Tackling the challenge of multimorbidity in chronic kidney disease
    Medical Research Council
    2020 - 2022