Dr Shilpanjali Jesudason

Dr Shilpanjali Jesudason
 Position Clinical Senior Lecturer
 Org Unit Medicine / Health and Medical Sciences Faculty Office
 Email shilpa.jesudason@sa.gov.au
 Telephone +61 8 8222 0900
 Location Floor/Room 9 ,  RAH - East Wing ,   Royal Adelaide Hospital
Floor/Room 7 ,  Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences Building ,   North Terrace
  • Biography/ Background

    Dr Jesudason (nee Prasad) is a Staff Specialist Nephrologist and consults in Obstetric Nephrology, General Nephrology and Transplantation at the Central and Northern Adelaide Renal and Transplantation Service (CNARTS) Royal Adelaide Hospital, and the Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide. She trained at the Royal Adelaide Hospital, Flinders Medical Centre and St Mary's Hospital Transplant Unit in London before returning in 2004 to undertake PhD studies in transplantation immunology at the Basil Hetzel Institute, Queen Elizabeth Hospital. 

    Her current clinical interests include the management of pregnancy-related issues in women with renal disease, including all stages of CKD, dialysis and transplant patients, living kidney donors and women with hypertension. She is also interested in the immunological pathogenesis of pre-eclampsia and pregnancy as a model for immune tolerance relevant to transplantation, as well as the long-term sequelae of of pre-eclampsia. Her current research projects involve defining the peripheral blood immune phenotype in normal pregnancy and pre-eclampsia, using population health datasets to address maternal and fetal outcomes in pregnancies from women with renal disease, and defining patient and clinician perspectives through qualitative research methods.

    See full researcher profile at www.ccet.org.au

     

  • Qualifications

    MBBS (University of Adelaide);

    FRACP;

    PhD (University of Adelaide)

    Clinical Senior Lecturer, Department of Medicine

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