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Claire Sharpe

Dean of Education, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences



Claire Sharpe is the Dean of Education at the University of Nottingham School of Medicine, having joined in October 2022. Prior to this, she was interim Dean of Medical Education at King's College London, Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine and Professor of Renal Medicine.

She graduated in Medicine from University College London and, after specialising in Renal Medicine, undertook a PhD in renal cell signalling at King's College London funded by a Kidney Research UK Clinical Training Fellowship. In 2002 she received an NIHR Clinician Scientist Award and completed her specialist clinical training in 2004. In 2009 she was awarded a NHS/HEFCE Clinical Senior Lectureship and was promoted to Professor in 2019.

Claire's main research interest is in the study of the pathophysiology of renal fibrosis with a view to discovering new therapeutic targets. Her clinical research interests lie in sickle cell nephropathy and in the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic kidney disease. She is currently Trustee and Treasurer of the UK Kidney Association.

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