Dr Brendon Neuen


PhD Candidate

MBBS(Hons I) MSc(Oxon)

Dr Brendon Neuen is a nephrology registrar and NHMRC supported PhD candidate at The George Institute for Global Health. He graduated in medicine at James Cook University with 1st Class Honours and an Academic Medal and holds a Masters in Global Health and Epidemiology from Oxford University, where he was a Clarendon Scholar and received the prize for the top ranked dissertation. He has worked clinically across diverse settings from tropical Far North Queensland to inner city Sydney, where he was Resident of the Year at St Vincent's Hospital in 2015.

His research focuses on the cardiovascular and kidney protective effects of new glucose-lowering agents in people with diabetic kidney disease, and he currently leads several analyses of international multi-centre clinical trials and large-scale observational studies using routinely collected data. He has published over 50 peer-reviewed articles and conference proceedings, including work featured in leading general medical journals such as the BMJ and Annals of Internal Medicine, and specialty journals including Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, Circulation, and the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. His work has directly informed major international clinical practice guidelines which define best practice for the care of people with type 2 diabetes.

In addition, he is an Editorial Fellow at the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology and regularly peer-reviews for a number of other specialty journals. He also serves on several boards or committees of the Australasian Kidney Trials Network and the International Society of Nephrology.