Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Metabolism, Digestion and Reproduction

Honorary Clinical Lecturer



+44 (0)20 3313 3947l.johansson




Nutrition and Dietetics, C blockHammersmith HospitalHammersmith Campus





van Loon I N, Joosten H, Iyasere O, Johansson L, Hamaker M E, Brown EA. 2019. The prevalence and impact of falls in elderly dialysis patients: Frail elderly Patient Outcomes on Dialysis (FEPOD) study. Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 83:285-291.

Iyasere O, Brown E, Gordon F, Collinson H, Fielding R, Fluck R, Johansson L, Morgan N, Stoves J, Vardhan A, Woodrow G, Davenport A.  2019.  Longitudinal trends in quality of life and physical function in frail older dialysis patients:  a comparison of assisted peritoneal dialysis and in-center hemodialysis.  Peritoneal Dialysis International

Carrero J J, Fridtjof T, Nagy K, Arogundade F, Avesani C M, Chan M, Chmielewski M, Cordeiro A C, Espinosa-Cuevas A, Fiaccadori E, Guebre-Egziabher F, Hand R K, Hung A M, Ikizler T A, Johansson L, Kalantar-Zadeh K, Karupaiah T, Lindholm B, Marckmann P, Mafra D, Parekh R S, Park J, Russo S, Saxena A, Sezer S, Teta D, M Ter Wee P, Verseput C, Wang A Y M, Xu H, Yimin L, Molnar M Z, Kovesdy C P. 2018.  Global prevalence of protein-energy wasting (PEW) in kidney disease: a meta-analysis of contemporary observational studies from the International Society of Renal Nutrition and Metabolism (ISRNM). Journal of Renal Nutrition. 28 (6): 380-392.

Iyasere O, Brown EA, Johansson L, Davenport A, Farrington K, Maxwell A P, Collinson H, Fan S, Habib AM, Stoves J, Woodrow G.  2018. Quality of life with conservative care compared with assisted peritoneal dialysis and haemodialysis. Clinical Kidney Journal. doi: 10.1093/ckj/sfy059

Chauveau P, Aparacio M, Bellizzi V, Campbell K, Johansson L, Kolko A, Molina P, Sezer S, Wanner C, t Wee P, Teta D, Fouque D, Carrero JJ.  2018. Mediterranean diet as the diet of choice for patients with chronic kidney disease. Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation. 33(5): 725-735

Johansson L, Fouque D, Bellizzi V, Chauveau P, Kolko A, Molina P, Sezer S, M ter Wee P, Teta D, Carrero JJ on behalf of the European Renal Nutrition (ERN) Working Group of the ERA-EDTA.  2017. As we grow old: nutritional considerations for older patients on dialysis. Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation. 32 (7):1127-1136.

Vervloet MG, Sezer S, Massy ZA, Johansson L, Cozzolino M, Fouque D; ERA-EDTA Working Group on Chronic Kidney Disease- Mineral and Bone Disorders and the European Renal Nutrition Working Group. 2017. The role of phosphate in kidney disease. Nature Reviews Nephrology, 13(1):27-38. 

MacLaughlin HL, Macdougall IC, Finer N, Johansson L, Frankel AH.  The London Renal Obesity Network Protocol for bariatric surgery in patients with chronic kidney disease.  British Journal of Renal Medicine. Summer 2016 vol 21 (2) 32-35.

Iyasere O U, Brown EA, Johansson L, Huson L, Smee J, Maxwell AP, Farrington K, Davenport A.  2016. Quality of Life and Physical Function in Older Patients on Dialysis: A Comparison of Assisted Peritoneal Dialysis with Hemodialysis.  Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, 11(3):423-30

Johansson L. 2015.  Nutrition in older adults on peritoneal dialysis.  Peritoneal Dialysis International, 35, (6) 655-658. 

Iyasere O, Johansson L & Brown EA. 2014.  Dialysis in the Nursing Home. Journal of Renal Nursing,6 (3) 110-119.

Johansson L, Hickson M & Brown EA. 2013.  Influence of psychosocial factors on the energy and protein intake of older people on dialysis.  Journal of Renal Nutrition, 23, (5) 348-355.

Muthalagappan S, Johansson L, Kong, WM & Brown EA. 2013.  Dialysis or conservative care for frail older patients: ethics of shared decision making.  Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation.  28(11): 2717-22

El-Sherbini N, Duncan N, Hickson M, Johansson L, Brown EA. 2013. Nutritional changes in conservatively treated patients with Encapsulating Peritoneal Sclerosis.  Peritoneal Dialysis International, 33, 538-543.

Johansson L. 2013. Nutrition in older dialysis patients.  Journal of Renal Nursing.  Accepted, in process of being published. 

Johansson L. 2013.  Shared decision making and patient involvement in choosing home therapies. Journal of Renal Care. 39 (Suppl 1), 9-15. 

Brown EA & Johansson L. 2011. Dialysis options for end-stage renal disease in older people. Nephron Clinical Practice, 119, (Suppl 1) c10-c13.

Brown EA & Johansson L. 2011. Epidemiology and management of end-stage renal disease in the elderly. Nature Reviews Nephrology, 7, (10) 591-598.

Brown EA, Johansson L, Farrington K, Gallagher H, Sensky T, Gordon F, Da Silva-Gane M, Beckett N, Hickson M. Broadening Options for Long-term Dialysis in the Elderly (BOLDE): differences in quality of life on peritoneal dialysis compared to haemodialysis for older patients. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2010 Nov;25(11):3755-63.

Brown EA & Johansson L. 2010. Old age and frailty in the dialysis population.  Journal of Nephrology, 23, (5) 502-507.

Johansson, L & Brown EA. 2009. How can the outcomes in elderly dialysis patients be improved?  Seminars in dialysis, 22, (1) 27-29.