G. V. Ramesh Prasad

University of Toronto, Canada

G. V. Ramesh Prasad completed his medical degree from Osmania University, Hyderabad, India in 1991, residency in internal medicine at Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich, USA in 1995 and fellowship in Nephrology at the University of Pittsburgh, USA in 1998. He then did a fellowship in transplantation nephrology and a Masters degree in clinical epidemiology at the University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada. He is a nephrologist at St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto since 2000 and Associate Professor of medicine at the University of Toronto. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada and the American College of Physicians, and member of the Recommendations Task Force of the Canadian Hypertension Education Program. Dr. Prasad’s major research interests include the epidemiology and management of cardiovascular disease, its traditional risk factors such as diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia, novel risk factors such as microalbuminuria, and novel approaches to posttransplant issues such as cardiomyopathy, bone disease, and chronic allograft nephropathy. He also has a special interest in long-term kidney donor outcomes and the issues surrounding commercial transplantation. He has published over 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals and is a regular reviewer for numerous transplant and nephrology journals.

Biography Updated on 17 April 2011

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