Professor John Knight


Professorial Fellow, Renal and Metabolic Division Professor of Medicine, UNSW Sydney Adjunct Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health, The Children’s Hospital, Westmead


John joined The George Institute in March 2014 and has since contributed to a variety of academic and business projects in Australia, in China and with George Clinical.  His current work with the Renal and Metabolic Division includes a prospective national cohort study of Dialysis Outcomes in India, and an epidemiological study of chronic kidney disease of unknown origin in Sri Lanka.

In 2015 John convened the Steering Committee and chaired the Judges Panel for the Affordable Dialysis Prize. From 2017-2022 John played a part in the establishment and leadership of Ellen Medical Devices Pty Ltd, a new Australian company founded to build and test a prototype of the winning entry.