According to the 2010 Global Burden of Disease study, chronic kidney disease was ranked 27th in the list of causes of total number of deaths worldwide in 1990, but rose to 18th in 2010. Over two million people worldwide currently receive treatment with dialysis or a kidney transplant to stay alive, yet this number may only represent 10% of people who actually need treatment to live.
- Managing Director, Ellen Medical Devices Pty Ltd
- Professorial Fellow, Renal and Metabolic Division
- Professor of Medicine, UNSW Sydney
- Adjunct Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health, The Children’s Hospital, Westmead