- Date and Time
- 8th March 2022, 17:30 - 18:30
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This public lecture was delivered by Professor James Burton, Professor of Renal Medicine and Associate Dean for Clinical Research at the University of Leicester in March 2022. The talk discussed bridging the knowledge gap to better kidney care.
Chronic kidney disease affects as many as 1 in 10 adults worldwide, it is predicted to be the fifth leading cause of death by 2040. To mark World Kidney Day (on 10th March), Professor Burton explored the burden of kidney disease both to individuals and society as well as discussing strategies, including lifestyle changes, that may improve health-related outcomes.
|James Burton is Professor of Renal Medicine and Associate Dean for Clinical Research at the University of Leicester as well as an Honorary Consultant Nephrologist. He is an Honorary Clinical Professor in the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences at Loughborough University. James is the Chair of the UK Kidney Association Clinical Guidelines Committee and has led a number of recent UK guideline updates, including lifestyle and physical activity in patients with kidney disease. His research portfolio includes mechanisms behind the development of uraemic cardiovascular disease through to interventional clinical trials to improve patient outcomes, his clinical work with dialysis patients has been shortlisted for two NHS Innovation awards.|
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