Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Immunology and Inflammation

Professor of Renal Medicine



+44 (0)20 3311 7590e.a.brown




Renal OfficesHammersmith HouseHammersmith Campus





Edwina Brown, Consultant Nephrologist, Imperial College Renal & Transplant Centre, Hammersmith Hospital, London

Honorary Professor of Renal Medicine, Imperial College London

Her main clinical and educational interests are peritoneal dialysis, dialysis in the elderly and renal supportive care.  She is the principal investigator for FEPOD(Frail Elderly Patient Outcomes on Dialysis). Her other current research include cognitive impairment in chronic kidney disease and how this impacts on patient outcomes. She has published extensively on peritoneal dialysis and dialysis in the elderly and is the author/editor of several books. She is an honorary fellow of the British Renal Society and of the European Renal Association and is chair of the guidelines committee of the International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis

Handbook of dialysis. Levy J, Brown E, Lawrence A.  Publisher: Oxford University Press 2016 (4th edition)

Supportive Care for the Renal Patient. 2nd Edition.  Ed., Chambers EJ, Brown EA, Germain M Oxford University Press, 2010

Kidney Disease: From advanced disease to bereavement, 2nd edition. Brown EA, Murtagh FEM, Murphy E. Oxford University Press 2012



Thind A, Brown E, Willicombe M, et al., 2023, Frailty and the psychosocial components of the edmonton frail scale are most associated with patient experience in older kidney transplant candidates – a secondary analysis within the kidney transplantation in older people (KTOP) study, Frontiers in nephrology, Vol:2, ISSN:2813-0626

FitzGerald TJ, Joosten H, van Buren M, et al., 2022, A review of supportive care for older people with advanced chronic kidney disease, Clinical Kidney Journal, ISSN:2048-8505

Beckwith H, Thomas N, Adwaney A, et al., 2022, Gender differences in experiences and expectations of haemodialysis in a frail and seriously unwell patient population, Kidney International Reports, Vol:7, ISSN:2468-0249, Pages:2421-2430

Pepereke S, Shah AD, Brown EA, 2022, Encapsulating peritoneal sclerosis: Your questions answered, Peritoneal Dialysis International, ISSN:0896-8608


Perl J, Brown EA, Chan CT, et al., 2023, Home dialysis: conclusions from a Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Controversies Conference.

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