Professor Vlado Perkovic

Professor Vlado Perkovic


Dean of Medicine
UNSW Sydney
Elected in 2016
Citation on election

Vlado Perkovic is an international leader in kidney research, and Executive Director of the George Institute Australia. His research has demonstrated the benefits of several interventions in kidney disease, and seeks to prevent kidney failure through new treatments.  He has demonstrated that half or fewer people with kidney failure globally have access to dialysis, and established a prize to encourage development to address this gap. He writes guidelines in kidney and cardiovascular disease, is a board member of ACTA, a member of the NHMRC Health Translation Committee, and Chairs the International Society of Nephrology Association for Clinical Trials.

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