Professor Peter Maxwell

  • Professor Peter Maxwell

RESEARCH FOCUS

Clinical and genetic epidemiology of chronic kidney disease with a particular focus on genetic predisposition to diabetic nephropathy and end-stage renal disease (requiring dialysis or renal transplantation).

Additional research interests in decision making and conservative care of end-stage renal disease (in conjunction with School of Nursing colleagues).

Intravenous fluid prescribing and simulation (in conjunction with Centre for Medical Education colleagues).

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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Professor Maxwell is open to PhD applications in the fields of;

  • Large scale genomics of chronic kidney disease including genome-wide and epigenetic association studies

  • Clinical epidemiology of chronic kidney disease

  • Decision making and conservative management of end-stage renal disease

  • Medical education projects with focus on intravenous fluid therapy

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Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biological Sciences

Centre for Public Health

Genetic Epidemiology

 

 

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