Deputy Head, School of Medicine, Deakin University

Prof Dwyer has 15 years clinical experience in the diagnosis and management of renal-related disease, including acute and chronic kidney injury, refractory hypertension and renal transplantation.
Her research interests focus on purinergic signalling, specifically the role of CD39 and adenosine signalling in health and disease. She has developed small animal models to examine acute and chronic ischaemic induced kidney injury, and renal, liver and islet transplant related injury.
Prof Dwyer also has an interest in clinical research project specifically surrounding the diabetes arising post transplantation.

Experience

  • –present
    Physician and Nephrologist, Deakin University