Dr. John Feehally began his medical career by training in primary care medicine before kidney disease grasped his interest. He trained in nephrology in Bristol, Leicester, Manchester, UK; and in Boston, USA. He is Consultant Nephrologist at University Hospitals of Leicester, and Professor of Renal Medicine at the University of Leicester, UK.
His particular clinical interests are in glomerulonephritis and renal transplantation. His major laboratory research program is in immune renal disease, especially IgA nephropathy.
He is co-editor with Juergen Floege and Richard Johnson of ‘Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology’ – now in its fourth edition. He was co-chair with Daniel Cattran of the KDIGO clinical practice guideline on glomerulonephritis, published in 2012.
He was President of the UK Renal Association [2004-2007], and President of the International Society of Nephrology [2011-2013]. In June 2013, he became chair of the ISN Global Outreach programs. The ISN-ANIO India Committee builds on the expertise of ISN to bridge gaps in healthcare provision for kidney disease across India. The ISN-ANIO India Committee has raised substantial funds to support a number of innovative projects.
This award will recognize John Feehally’s contributions in advancing nephrology education, science, and clinical care in India. He will be presented with this award in Atlanta at the ASN 2013 Renal week ANIO evening.