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



Fitzgerald TJ, Brown EA, 2021, What assistance does assisted peritoneal dialysis need?, Peritoneal Dialysis International, Vol:41, ISSN:0896-8608, Pages:519-521

Brown E, Zhao J, Perl J, et al., 2021, Burden of kidney disease, health-related quality of life, and employment among patients receiving peritoneal dialysis and in-center hemodialysis: findings from the DOPPS Program, American Journal of Kidney Diseases, Vol:78, ISSN:0272-6386, Pages:489-500.el

Beckwith H, Adwaney A, Appelbe M, et al., 2021, Perceptions of illness severity, treatment goals and life expectancy: the ePISTLE study, Kidney International Reports, Vol:6, ISSN:2468-0249, Pages:1558-1566

Thind A, Beckwith H, Dattani R, et al., 2021, Resuming deceased donor kidney transplantation in the COVID-19 era: what do patients want?, Transplantation Direct, Vol:7, ISSN:2373-8731, Pages:1-6

Lunney M, Bello AK, Levin A, et al., 2021, Availability, Accessibility, and Quality of Conservative Kidney Management Worldwide, Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, Vol:16, ISSN:1555-9041, Pages:79-87

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