Speakers

Associate Professor Grahame Elder

Associate Professor Grahame Elder is a renal physician whose principal interest is in bone and mineral metabolism, particularly resulting from chronic kidney disease and following transplantation. He is a staff specialist in the Department of Renal Medicine at Westmead Hospital Sydney, covering both Westmead and Auburn Hospital renal services.

Dr Karumathil Murali

Dr Karumathil Murali

Dr. K Murali is a senior staff specialist and renal physician at Wollongong hospital and senior lecturer in the graduate School of Medicine at University of Wollongong.  He has a passion for teaching and a profound interest in Acid Base and electrolyte physiology.

Dr Vincent Lee

Dr Vincent Lee

Dr Lee graduated in medicine from the University of Sydney with first class honours in 1995, and received his fellowship of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians in 2004. He was awarded his PhD in 2010 for studies into the pathogenesis of tubulointerstitial injury in chronic kidney disease

Dr Sanjay Swaminathan

Dr Sanjay Swaminathan

Dr.Sanjay Swaminathan is a clinical immunologist and immune-pathologist who works at Westmead and Blacktown Hospitals. Following his PhD, he worked as a Post-doctoral Fellow at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research. His research interests centre on the role of microRNAs in various diseases, including HIV and multiple sclerosis.