The Genetics of Renal Failure in an Australian Aboriginal Population

Renal disease is much more common in many Australian Aboriginal populations than in Australians of European ancestry. Prevalence has increased as more people have adopted a Western diet. We are searching for genes that increase risk of renal failure in Aboriginal populations.

Research Groups

Related Diseases


Team Members

  • Dr Jac Charlesworth
  • Dr Russell Thomson (Biostatistician)

Internal Collaborators

  • Professor Matthew Jose

External Collaborators

  • Professor Wendy Hoy
  • University of Queensland
  • Professor John Matthews
  • University of Melbourne
  • Lucy Whittock