Associate Professor Shilpanjali Jesudason

Associate Professor Shilpanjali Jesudason
 Position Associate Professor
 Org Unit Medicine / Health and Medical Sciences Faculty Office
 Telephone +61 8 8222 0900
 Location Floor/Room 9 ,  RAH - East Wing ,   Royal Adelaide Hospital
Floor/Room 7 ,  Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences ,   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


  • Qualifications

    MBBS (University of Adelaide);


    PhD (University of Adelaide)

    Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

The information in this directory is provided to support the academic, administrative and business activities of the University of Adelaide. To facilitate these activities, entries in the University Phone Directory are not limited to University employees. The use of information provided here for any other purpose, including the sending of unsolicited commercial material via email or any other electronic format, is strictly prohibited. The University reserves the right to recover all costs incurred in the event of breach of this policy.

Entry last updated: Tuesday, 26 Feb 2019

To link to this page, please use the following URL: