Professor of Renal Medicine & Honorary Consultant Nephrologist,
James Burton is Professor of Renal Medicine and Associate Dean for Clinical Research at the University of Leicester as well as an Honorary Consultant Nephrologist. He is a member of the UK Renal Association Clinical Guidelines Committee and has chaired a number of recent UK guideline updates, including lifestyle and physical activity in patients with kidney disease. He sits on a number of UK Kidney Research Consortium Clinical Study Groups and is a member of the UK Renal Trials Network. His research portfolio includes mechanisms behind the development of uraemic cardiovascular disease through to interventional clinical trials to improve patient outcomes; his clinical work with dialysis patients has been shortlisted for two NHS Innovation awards.