Darren Roberts completed physician training in Canberra and Sydney in both nephrology and clinical pharmacology. Other training includes a PhD in clinical pharmacology and toxicology (Australian National University, NHMRC Medical PhD scholarship), a 12 month clinical toxicology fellowship (NSW Poisons Information Centre) and a 2 year clinical research fellowship in nephrology and vasculitis in Cambridge, UK (Jacquot ANZSN-RACP-AMGEN-University of Cambridge fellowship).
Since returning to Australia he worked as a nephrologist and clinical pharmacologist in Canberra and a clinical toxicologist at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and Sydney Children’s Hospital Network. Current positions include staff specialist at St Vincent’s Hospital (Sydney), Conjoint Associate Professor at UNSW and VMO in clinical pharmacology and toxicology at the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network. As a Jacquot RACP Research Establishment Fellowship recipient he is studying changes in pharmacokinetics in acute kidney injury.