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Executive Director, Professor of Medicine, George Institute for Global Health

Professor Vlado Perkovic is Executive Director of the George Institute, Australia as well as George Clinical, the clinical trials arm of The George Institute. He is a Staff Specialist in Nephrology at the Royal North Shore Hospital, and Professor of Medicine at the University of Sydney. His major research interest is understanding both the cardiovascular risk associated with chronic kidney disease and the impact of interventions that might mitigate this risk mainly through the conduct of clinical trials and meta-analyses. He is Chair of the Scientific Committee of the Australasian Kidney Trials Network.


  • –present
    Executive Director, The George Institute for Global Health
  • –present
    Professor of Medicine, University of Sydney


  • 2005 
    University of Melbourne, PhD
  • 1999 
    Royal Australasian College of Physicians, FRACP
  • 1992 
    University of Melbourne, MBBS

Research Areas

  • Preventive Medicine (111716)
  • Clinical Sciences (1103)
  • Epidemiology (111706)
  • Nephrology And Urology (110312)