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Dr. Claire Sharpe King’s College London, UK1 Talk
Claire Sharpe is a Reader and Honorary Consultant in Renal Medicine at King’s College London/King’s College Hospital. She graduated in Medicine from University College London and after specializing in Renal Medicine commenced research in renal fibrosis at King’s College London under the supervision of Professor Bruce Hendry. She received a... read moreNational Kidney Research Fund Clinical Training Fellowship in 1999 and was awarded her PhD in 2001. In 2002 she successfully obtained a Department of Health/NIHR 5-year Clinician Scientist Award and completed her specialist clinical training in 2004. In 2009 she was awarded a NHS/HEFCE Clinical Senior Lectureship and currently works as a clinical academic devoting 50% of her time to research and 50% to clinical activity.
Claire has been involved in the combined renal and sickle cell clinic at King’s College Hospital since it began in 2004. She has developed a strong interest in the underlying mechanisms and management of sickle cell nephropathy and is actively involved in studying both its epidemiology and the outcomes of early treatment.