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Biography

A/Prof Dr Basu Gopal is the lead transplant nephrologist at The Alfred Hospital and Associate Professor at the Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. After completing his specialty training in 2008, he progressed to serve as Professor of Nephrology at the Christian Medical College, Vellore, India before migrating to Australia in 2015.

His research interests include infections in kidney transplant recipients, transplant immunology, monitoring in kidney transplantation – immune and therapeutic drug monitoring, ABO-incompatible transplantation, acute kidney injury, GFR measurement, Glomerular diseases and Onconephrology. He is a keen Nephrology educator and is an active member of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN)  Education working group Social Media Education subgroup. He is one of the founder members of the @ISNeducation.  He also serves the ISN education working group as the subject editor of ISN Academy, the global Nephrology education portal of the International Society of Nephrology. He has previously served as a member of the ISN Young Nephrologist Committee, South Asia Regional Board of ISN and the APSN CME Committee. He has delivered more than 90 invited lectures, talks and seminars on various topics of interest in nephrology. 

He has won several awards including the distinguished educator award by The Transplantation Society (2013), Emerging Economies Young Investigator Award at the XXIII International Transplantation Congress of The Transplantation Society (2010); Dr Muthoot M. George Memorial TANKER Foundation and Kerala Kidney Foundation Research Award (2009) for the most outstanding research done by a doctor in India in the field of Nephrology. He has several publications and research presentations and awards to his credit and serves as a reviewer to several international nephrology journals. He is also recognised for his contribution to the development and consolidation of nephrology services in Tanzania, with an honorary membership of the Nephrology Society of Tanzania.

He can be followed on Twitter @BasuNephro

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Adult Medicine: Nephrology, FRACP, Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP)

Award Date: 18 Jan 2018

Nephrology and Medicine, FRCP, Royal College of Physicians

Award Date: 25 Jul 2013

Nephrology, DM, Christian Medical College Vellore

Award Date: 31 Aug 2008

General Medicine, MD, Christian Medical College Vellore

Award Date: 28 Feb 2005

Medicine, MBBS, Christian Medical College Vellore

Award Date: 31 Dec 1999

External positions

Lead Transplant Nephrologist (Full time staff specialist), Alfred Health

3 Apr 2018 → …

Research area keywords

  • Kidney Disease
  • transplantation
  • TRANSPLANT IMMUNOLOGY
  • Global Nephrology
  • Social Media
  • Medical Education
  • Acute kidney injury
  • Transplant Infectious disease
  • Tropical Nephrology
  • Renal Histopathology
  • Kidney Function
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Onconephrology

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