Simon Davies

Simon Davies

University Hospital of North Midlands, Keele University

Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom

Simon Davies is a consultant nephrologist at the University Hospital of North Midlands and Professor of Nephrology and Dialysis Medicine at Keele University.

Until recently Professor Davies was chair of the UK Renal Registry Dialysis study group and is now co-chair of the International Society of Nephrology Dialysis Committee, having served as President of the International Society of Peritoneal Dialysis from 2010−2012.

His principal research interests are in peritoneal dialysis (PD) and the evaluation of fluid status in advanced kidney failure. He is responsible for the Stoke PD Study, and a lead investigator of the European Automated Peritoneal Dialysis Outcome Study (EAPOS), the BISTRO trial, evaluating bioimpedance guided fluid management and residual kidney function preservation in haemodialysis, the GLOBAL Fluid Study and the international PD Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (PDOPPS). The impact of this research was rated outstanding by the UK Research Excellence Framework 2014 and he was awarded the Distinguished International Medal by the American National Kidney Foundation in 2013.

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