Professor James Burton
Professor of Renal Medicine, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leicester,
Honorary Consultant Nephrologist, Department of Renal Medicine, Leicester Hospitals
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 the Clinical Vice President of the UK Kidney Association and through both the UKKA and KDIGO, is involved in clinical guideline development for 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 three NHS Innovation awards.