David Nikolic-Paterson

David Nikolic-Paterson is an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow and is Head of Laboratory Research in the Department of Nephrology at Monash Medical Centre in Melbourne, and a Group Leader in the Monash University Centre for Inflammatory Diseases. His group investigates mechanisms of inflammation and fibrosis in acute and chronic kidney disease, including transplant rejection. A particular focus is the contribution of myeloid cells and the TGF-β/Smad and stress-activated protein kinase signalling pathways. This work has resulted in a several clinical trials in diabetic kidney disease and other fibrotic diseases. Dr Nikolic-Paterson is also serves an Associate Editor or Editorial Board member for several of the top journals in Nephrology and Pathology.


The ASM is hosted by Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology.

The aims of the Society are to promote and support the study of the kidney and urinary tract in health and disease, and to ensure the highest professional standards for the practice of nephrology in Australia and New Zealand.

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