Professor Jonathan Craig
Head, Clinical Research, Centre for Kidney research
Professor Clinical Epidemiology
Tel: + 612 9845 3431
Professor Jonathan Craig is a Paediatric Nephrologist at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead and holds a personal Chair in Clinical Epidemiology in the School of Public Health at the University of Sydney.
His research is focussed on improving the evidence-base underpinning the prevention and treatment of kidney disease in children and adults. He has sought to achieve this by facilitating the development of a clean and comprehensive register of all randomized controlled trials in kidney disease, systematically evaluating and synthesising these trials into systematic reviews, and then integrating these systematic reviews into evidence-based guidelines. He has also conducted a variety of large scale clinical and population health research projects. Examples include studies designed to prevent the development of kidney disease in Aboriginal children, to prevent urinary tract infection in children, and more effective detection and treatment of people with kidney disease and cancer.
He has published over 200 papers in peer-reviewed journals including the New England Journal of Medicine and Lancet, including editorials in these journals. He is on the editorial board for the American Journal of Kidney Disease, Nephrology and Evidence-Based Child Health. He has recently co-edited the textbook Evidence Based Nephrology.
Jonathan is the Coordinating Editor of Cochrane Kidney and Transplant and is the Co-Chair of the Cochrane Collaboration. He recently received the TJ Neill award for outstanding contribution to science in nephrology in Australia and New Zealand and the International Distinguished Medal of the National Kidney Foundation of the United States.