Dr. John Feehally
John Feehally trained in nephrology in Manchester and Leicester, UK, and in Boston USA.
He was appointed Consultant Nephrologist at Leicester General Hospital in 1988, and in 1999 became Honorary Professor of Renal Medicine at the University of Leicester, UK. His particular clinical interests are in glomerulonephritis and renal transplantation.
His major laboratory research programme is in immune renal disease, especially IgA nephropathy. He also has epidemiological and clinical research interests in ethnic variations in renal disease. He is co-editor with Juergen Floege and Richard Johnson of ‘Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology’ – now in its fourth edition, the best selling single volume nephrology text worldwide. He has been President of the Renal Association [2004-2007], the professional body of nephrologists and renal scientists in the UK, and is a member of the Renal Advisory Group at the UK Department of Health. He has been Secretary General of ISN (2005-09) and President (2011-2013)