Dr Anthony Fenton PhD, MRCP

Dr Anthony Fenton

Institute of Applied Health Research
NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Renal Medicine

Contact details

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University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Dr Anthony Fenton is an NIHR Clinical Lecturer in Renal Medicine, with research interests in chronic kidney disease (CKD), prognosis research, medical statistics, and big data. In this role, he will build on his previous work on prognosis research in CKD by examining the use and validity of a prognostic model (Kidney Failure Risk Equation) in the UK primary care population. He is also a dual specialty trainee in Renal Medicine and General Internal Medicine in the West Midlands Deanery.

Qualifications

  • PhD (‘Novel prognostic factors in chronic kidney disease’), Institute of Inflammation and Ageing, University of Birmingham, 2020
  • MRCP(UK), London, 2011
  • MBChB (Hons), University of Birmingham, 2008

Biography

After completing his MBChB at University of Birmingham, Dr Fenton completed the Foundation Programme and Core Medical Training within the West Midlands Deanery, before commencing his specialty training in Renal Medicine and General Internal Medicine in 2012. In 2014 to 2018 he held a Clinical Research Fellow position at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, supervised by Professor Paul Cockwell, in which he used data from chronic kidney disease (CKD) cohort studies to evaluate several novel prognostic factors in CKD, which formed the basis of his PhD and led to numerous publications and presentations. In 2020 he was awarded the NIHR CL post in Renal Medicine, in which his main focus will be on an evaluation of the use and validity of the Kidney Failure Risk Equation in the UK primary care population.

Publications

https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2665-6924

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