CKD & MBD: what are the drivers of disease?3' education - Apr. 10, 2012
About the speakerJohn Cunningham is Professor of Nephrology at the Royal Free Hospital and University College London. Previously he was Professor of Renal and Metabolic Medicine at St Bartholomew’s and The Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry. His early training was in Cambridge (pre-clinical) and Oxford (clinical), with postgraduate training in The University of London and Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA. He has remained an active frontline clinician in both nephrology and internal medicine.
Professor Cunningham’s work includes: characterisation of the effect of acidosis on the bioactivation of vitamin D; the description of hysteresis in the parathyroid response to calcium; identification of factors mediating bone loss following renal transplantation and preventative strategies; control of parathyroid function in vivo, including effects of new vitamin D metabolites and calcimimetic agents. On these and other subjects, John Cunningham frequently lectures nationally and internationally, as well as serving on numerous international expert panels and working groups.