Prof Iain Macdougall

Consultant Nephrologist, Lead for Renal Research and Development

Year Qualified
BSc (Hons), MB, ChB, MD, FRCP

Special Interests

  • Anaemia of kidney disease


Prof Macdougall was appointed as a Consultant Nephrologist in January 1996, and received his academic promotion to Professor of Clinical Nephrology through King’s College London in March 2011.

His sub-specialty interest is the anaemia associated with chronic kidney disease, for which he is internationally renowned. He is also the R&D Lead for the Renal Department at King’s, as well as the South London Renal CLRN lead for the NIHR network.

With his research team, he has led several pivotal multicentre clinical trials, which have shaped the management of renal anaemia worldwide. He was selected to be on an international Work Group (KDIGO) to create the latest clinical practice guideline for the management of anaemia in chronic kidney disease, which was published in August 2012.

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