Michael Robson


Consultant nephrologist


Michael Robson studied medicine at Oxford (preclinical) and London (clinical) and qualified in 1992. He trained in nephrology at King’s College and Guy’s Hospitals. Following the award of an MRC clinical training fellowship and research into glomerulonephritis, he gained a PhD from Imperial College in 2000. He was awarded a Wellcome Trust Intermediate Fellowship from 2002-2006. He has been a consultant nephrologist at Guy's and St Thomas’ since 2002.

Research interests

Michael is chief investigator of the NIHR-funded PAVE trial which is testing a new treatment for arteriovenous fistulas in haemodialysis patients, and contributes to several other clinical studies.

He also runs a laboratory based research program in glomerulonephritis and is seeking to understand disease mechanisms and identify new possibilities for therapy.

Last updated: April 2022

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