Simon Roger

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Renal Unit, Gosford Hospital

Professor Roger is a Consultant Nephrologist and Director at the Renal Unit, Gosford Hospital, Gosford, Australia.

He trained initially at Westmead Hospital in Sydney, then researched at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London, subsequently   receiving his Doctorate of Medicine degree from the University of New South Wales, Australia.

Professor Roger now has over 30 years’ experience researching anaemia and the role of iron in patients with chronic kidney disease. He lectures widely in this field and has been an invited lecturer at numerous national and international congresses and meetings. He has also participated in a number of advisory boards, where he has shared his expertise in the management of anaemia and iron therapy.

He has contributed to a number of clinical trials assessing new anaemia treatments and the role of iron in patients with chronic kidney disease, both through his role as Principle Investigator and as an active Steering Committee member. In addition, he is also a member of several medical associations, including the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology, the International Society of Nephrology.

Lastly, Professor Roger has authored or co-authored over 90 journal articles, including papers the NEJM, JAMA, KI, NDT and AJKD and has contributed to the  development of national and international guidelines including Caring for Australians with Renal Insufficiency (CARI Guidelines): Target Haemoglobin and Iron and the 2008 Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) guideline.

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