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Name Professor Peter Mathieson
Job title Honorary Professor of Medicine and Dentistry Faculty Office
Department Bristol Medical School (THS) University of Bristol
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Qualifications MB,BS(Lond) Hons, PhD(Cantab), FRCP, FMedSci
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies I was elected Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 1999. In 2007 I was elected as President of the Renal Association. I was also appointed as Director of Research & Development for the North Bristol NHS Trust. Between 2003 and 2007 I chaired the Research Grants Committee of Kidney Research UK [formerly National Kidney Research Fund]. I was a member of the Renal Association Clinical Trials committee from 1996 to 2007 and I was its chairman between 2000 and 2003.
Keywords autoimmune renal diseases
kidneys
systemic lupus erythematosus
human glomerular cell biology
regulation of glomerular permeability
renal diseases
Areas of expertise My major clinical interest is in autoimmune renal diseases (glomerulonephritis, systemic vasculitis, systemic lupus erythematosus etc.). My research interests are in human glomerular cell biology and regulation of glomerular permeability, and I lead the group in the Academic Renal Unit that in recent years has made significant contributions to the study of podocytes and glomerular endothelial cells, interactions between them and factors in the causation and treatment of proteinuria. The work of the group has attracted major research grant funding of around 5million from sources including Medical Research Council, Wellcome Trust and Kidney Research UK.