Prof. Edwina Brown, MD, FRCP

Medical Advisor


Head of peritoneal dialysis unit, Imperial College Kidney and Transplant Centre, Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK. Co-organiser of UK PD Academy. Prof. Brown is an established and respected researcher focused on outcomes of older patients on dialysis, Professor of Renal Medicine at Imperial College London. She is also Chair of the guidelines committee, International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis.


Additional Background & Publications

Her main clinical and educational interests are peritoneal dialysis, dialysis in the elderly and renal supportive care.  She is the principal investigator for FEPOD(Frail Elderly Patient Outcomes on Dialysis). Her other current research include cognitive impairment in chronic kidney disease and how this impacts on patient outcomes. She has published extensively on peritoneal dialysis and dialysis in the elderly and is the author/editor of several books. She is an honorary fellow of the British Renal Society and of the European Renal Association and is chair of the guidelines committee of the International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis.

Selected Publications:

  • Handbook of dialysis. Levy J, Brown E, Lawrence A.  Publisher: Oxford University Press 2016 (4th edition)
  • Supportive Care for the Renal Patient. 2nd Edition.  Ed., Chambers EJ, Brown EA, Germain M Oxford University Press, 2010
  • Kidney Disease: From advanced disease to bereavement, 2ndedition. Brown EA, Murtagh FEM, Murphy E. Oxford University Press 2012

More publications here.