neilturn

neilturn

Nephrology, medical education, whatever

About

Professor of Nephrology. Professorial Fellow, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh.

Key current activities:

  • University
    • Open access resources for Medicine and Nephrology: e.g. medcal/renal
    • Innovative teaching projects nationally and internationally
    • Technical aids to learning: DiagnosisView
  • Nephrology
    • Alport Syndrome, scientific and clinical and human aspects; other genetic, glomerular, or rare conditions
    • Info provision and education for patients and public. PatientView online live results and info (see below)
    • Editing Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology, 4.3/5
    • Editing Information section of edren, at edren.org/info
  • Medical humanities, History of Nephrology and of Medical Education,  more as below. @neilturn

Everything

Renal Med | Teaching and learning | Online | Other roles | Publications | Extramural | DOI | Contact and social med

Renal Medicine

Broad nephrology and transplantation, with particular interests in

  • Genetic conditions – particular role in Alport Syndrome and related conditions
  • Glomerular diseases and proteinuria, progression of disease
  • Transition from paediatric to adult services
  • Renal disease in pregnancy
  • Management of rare diseases
  • Democratisation of information for patients and professionals
  • How can we support, and what can we learn from, nephrology in developing countries. Work in Malawi and elsewhere, and with the Renal Association and International Society of Nephrology.

Teaching and learning

Online

  • Founder of edren.org  (2000).
  • PatientView co-founder, patientview.org – online results and info for renal patients in the UK since 2005.
  • Editor of Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology, 4th edition and regular e-updates: bit.ly/otcn4
  • Scottish Medical Humanities project, scottishmedicalhumanities.org (2017)
  • DiagnosisView app launched 2020
  • MedCal – open-access teaching platform launched 2020. In beta, and only much developed yet for Renal, but now looking for other systems, specialties.

Other roles

  • Deputy Director of Education (online) for the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh (RCPE)
  • Trustee, Alport UK
  • Trustee, South East Scotland Quaker Meeting (SESAM)

Publications

Extramural interest

  • History of Nephrology. History of Nephrology Blog
  • Medical education history in Edinburgh. EdMed Timeline  (new)
  • Scottish hills, islands, coast. Industrial archaeology. Northumberland.
  • Art. Historical fashion. World music. International cinema.

Declaration of interests

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