Biography

Professor David J.A Goldsmith,  MA, MB, BChir, FERA, FASN, FRCP (Lond), FRCP (Edin)
London, UK

Goldsmith

Dr Goldsmith is a Consultant Nephrologist and Professor of Cardio-Renal Medicine in  King’s College London School of Medicine UK, Clinical Director for London South NIHR Comprehensive Local Research Network Biomedical Research Centre and Associate Professor of Nephrology at the G.T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi, Romania. He is a Fellow both of the American Society of Nephrology (2010) and also of the European Renal Association (2011).

Dr Goldsmith is a current member of the Royal Society of Medicine, the London Hypertension Society, the Medical Society of London, the UK Renal Association, the European Renal Association, and the International Society of Nephrology. He was Executive Member (2002-2008) and Honorary Secretary (2004-2008) of the UK Renal Association, Council Member of the European Renal Association (2004-2007), Chairman of the Paper Selection Committee of ERA-EDTA (2005-2007), Founder Board member of ERA-EDTA Working Group EURECA-m (2008 – present). He is on the Hypertension Advisory Group for the ASN (2011 – present). He also led the European Best Practice Group response to KDIGO CKD-MBD guidelines (2010), and is on the ERBP work-group on diabetes and CKD (2011 – present ). He was Co-Editor of the Journal of Nephrology (2006-2009), and currently is Associate Editor of CJASN (2010 – present), and on the Editorial Boards of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation and International Urology and Nephrology (2006-present).

Dr Goldsmith has authored over 360 scientific articles published in peer-reviewed journals, presented over 220 research abstracts, given over 100 National and International Lectures, and written 3 books, including ABC of Renal Disease (Eds 2007, 2013) and the forthcoming 4th Edition of the Oxford Textbook of Clinical Nephrology (Senior Commissioning Editor, OUP, 2013/4).

Dr Goldsmith’s main clinical and research interests are hypertension, cardiovascular  disease,  inflammation, Vitamin D and calcification syndromes in renal patients. 
He is married with 2 children.