ANT was appointed Professor of Nephrology at the University of Edinburgh in 1998. Before then he was senior lecturer and honorary consultant in medicine and nephrology in Aberdeen 1994-8, and NKRF Senior Research Fellow, MRC Training Fellow and a clinician at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, Hammersmith Hospital, London. He qualified in 1980, and worked in many parts of the UK before training in Nephrology in Oxford and at Hammersmith. More info from the COS database here. Current major activities include:
- Inflammatory and autoimmune diseases
- Goodpasture's disease
- Alport Syndrome and other genetic disorders
- Adolescent-adult interface issues
- Renal disease in pregnancy
- Use of information technology for information sharing, medical practice and teaching, more below.
Selected publications at the foot of this page.
Teaching medical students and others about renal diseases, but previously also Director of Year 4 of the medical curriculum, and before that organiser of 2yO, two 4-week blocks in Year 2 involving in-depth study of a wide range of topics leading to production of websites.
Author of textbook chapters including Renal chapter of Davidson's Textbook of Medicine and others, and of a 'pocket book' of renal medicine.
The Scotland-Malawi medical education project 2008-10 aims to share creation of electronic teaching resources for training of all medical professionals in Africa and more widely. Commentary on Malawi
Postgraduate teaching on any of the above. Faculty of 1000 articles (previously, Current Medical Literature reviews of 100 papers per annum) are a postgraduate resource.
Renal Patientview - a UK-wide project that gives patients secure access over the Internet to their live test results and other info about their kidney disease and its treatment. NT has convened steering group since its inception. More info. The RPV blog has updates.
Developer of various other websites including
- Chairman of Trustees of Kidney Research UK since 2007. KRUK is the major charity funding kidney research in the UK.
- Renal Association Executive 2004-8
- Editorial Boards of PLOS Medicine and the British Journal of Renal Medicine
- Reviewer for other journals and for grant-giving bodies including the MRC, Wellcome Trust.
- Programme director for specialist training in Renal Medicine in South East Scotland
- Internationally, ISN speaker to Turkish Society of Nephrology in Antalya 2005, visiting professor centres in India 2007, medical education in Malawi 2008.
Renal Medicine, Royal Infirmary, Little France, Edinburgh EH16 4SA
Renal and Autoimmunity Group
Centre for Inflammation
Queen's Institute for Medical Research
Edinburgh EH16 4TJ
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Books, chapters, others
There is a fuller reference list that includes some of these on the COS database here