Professor John Knight
Conjoint Professor

Professor John Knight

Medicine & Health
School of Population Health

John joined The George Institute in March 2014 and has since contributed to a variety of academic and business projects in Australia, in China and with George Clinical.  His current work with the Renal and Metabolic Division includes a prospective national cohort study of Dialysis Outcomes in India, and an epidemiological study of chronic kidney disease of unknown origin in Sri Lanka.

In 2015 John convened the Steering Committee and chaired the Judges Panel for the Affordable Dialysis Prize. His primary role with the George is as the Managing Director of Ellen Medical Devices Pty Ltd, a new Australian company founded to build and test a prototype of the winning entry.

  • Journal articles | 2022
    Pett J; Mohamed F; Knight J; Linhart C; Osborne NJ; Taylor R, 2022, 'Two decades of chronic kidney disease of unknown aetiology (CKDu) research: Existing evidence and persistent gaps from epidemiological studies in Sri Lanka', Nephrology, vol. 27, pp. 238 - 247, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nep.13989
    Journal articles | 2022
    TALBOT B; Martin J; Burman J; Kaur N; Garvey V; Knight J, 2022, 'POS-713 PROOF OF CONCEPT FOR A POINT OF CARE AFFORDABLE DIALYSIS SYSTEM', Kidney International Reports, vol. 7, pp. S306 - S306, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ekir.2022.01.747
    Journal articles | 2022
    Talbot B; Farnbach S; Tong A; Chadban S; Sen S; Garvey V; Gallagher M; Knight J, 2022, 'Patient and Clinician Perspectives on the use of Remote Patient Monitoring in Peritoneal Dialysis', Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease, vol. 9, pp. 20543581221084499, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/20543581221084499
    Journal articles | 2021
    John MD O; Arfin S; Paul S; Bassi A; Knight J; Jha V, 2021, 'POS-527 CONTINUUM OF CARE AMONG PARTICIPANTS OF DIALYSIS OUTCOMES REGISTRY IN INDIA DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC LOCKDOWN', Kidney International Reports, vol. 6, pp. S230 - S230, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ekir.2021.03.555
    Journal articles | 2020
    BASSI A; John O; Shah D K; Kolli S; Angell B; Jan S; Joshi R; Kotwal S; Gallagher M; Knight J; Jha V, 2020, 'SAT-299 Change in Health-Related Quality of Life over 18 Months among Individuals on Maintenance Haemodialysis in India', Kidney International Reports, vol. 5, pp. S126 - S126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ekir.2020.02.318
    Journal articles | 2020
    Bassi A; John MD O; Joshi R; Kotwal S; Angell B; Jan S; Gallagher M; Knight J; Jha V, 2020, 'SUN-180 SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS AND OUTCOMES AT 18 MONTHS OF A COHORT OF ESKD PATIENTS STARTING HEMODIALYSIS IN INDIA', Kidney International Reports, vol. 5, pp. S273 - S274, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ekir.2020.02.713
    Journal articles | 2020
    Foote C; Hockham C; Sukkar L; Campain A; Kang A; Young T; Cass A; Chow CK; Comino E; Gallagher M; Jan S; Knight J; Liu B; McNamara M; Peiris D; Pollock C; Sullivan D; Wong G; Zoungas S; Rogers K; Jun M; Jardine M, 2020, 'Examining outcomes in chronic Disease in the 45 and Up Study (the EXTEND45 Study): Protocol for an Australian Linked Cohort Study', JMIR Research Protocols, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/15646
    Journal articles | 2020
    Foote C; Hockham C; Sukkar L; Campain A; Kang A; Young T; Cass A; Chow CK; Comino E; Gallagher M; Jan S; Knight J; Liu B; McNamara M; Peiris D; Pollock C; Sullivan D; Wong G; Zoungas S; Rogers K; Jun M; Jardine M, 2020, 'Examining outcomes in chronic disease in the 45 and up study (the EXTEnD45 study): Protocol for an Australian linked cohort study', JMIR Research Protocols, vol. 9, pp. e15646, http://dx.doi.org/10.2196/15646
    Journal articles | 2020
    Sukkar L; Kang A; Hockham C; Young T; Jun M; Foote C; Pecoits-Filho R; Neuen B; Rogers K; Pollock C; Cass A; Sullivan D; Wong G; Knight J; Peiris D; Gallagher M; Jardine M, 2020, 'Incidence and associations of chronic kidney disease in community participants with diabetes: A 5-year prospective analysis of the EXTEND45 study', Diabetes Care, vol. 43, pp. 982 - 990, http://dx.doi.org/10.2337/dc19-1803
    Journal articles | 2020
    TALBOT B; Sood A; Smyth B; Leishman G; Garvey V; Kaur N; Knight J, 2020, 'SAT-273 EARLY DETECTION OF PERITONITIS - A NOVEL APPROACH TO PERITONEAL EFFLUENT TURBIDITY', Kidney International Reports, vol. 5, pp. S116 - S117, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ekir.2020.02.290
    Journal articles | 2020
    Zhang H; Rogers K; Sukkar L; Jun M; Kang A; Young T; Campain A; Cass A; Chow CK; Comino E; Foote C; Gallagher M; Knight J; Liu B; Lung T; McNamara M; Peiris D; Pollock C; Sullivan D; Wong G; Zoungas S; Jardine M; Hockham C, 2020, 'Prevalence, incidence and risk factors of diabetes in Australian adults aged ≥45 years: A cohort study using linked routinely-collected data', Journal of Clinical and Translational Endocrinology, vol. 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcte.2020.100240
    Journal articles | 2019
    Agar J; Barraclough K; Sypek M; Knight J, 2019, 'SAT-339 Understanding the Environmental Footprints of Nephrology and Dialysis', Kidney International Reports, vol. 4, pp. S150 - S150, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ekir.2019.05.387
    Journal articles | 2019
    BASSI A; John O; Joshi R; Kotwal S; Shah K; Angell B; Jan S; Gallagher M; Knight J; Jha V, 2019, 'SAT-039 Socio-Demographic Characteristics, Out of Pocket Expenditure, Quality of Life and Six Months Treatment Outcomes of Haemodialysis Patients in India', Kidney International Reports, vol. 4, pp. S20 - S20, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ekir.2019.05.062
    Journal articles | 2019
    Barraclough K; Knight J; Sypek M; Agar J, 2019, 'SAT-343 PROGRESS TOWARDS ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE RENAL CARE IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND', Kidney International Reports, vol. 4, pp. S152 - S152, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ekir.2019.05.391
    Journal articles | 2019
    Bassi A; John O; Gallagher M; Kotwal S; Joshi R; Essue B; Jan S; Ramachandran R; Kher V; Knight J; Jha V, 2019, 'Methodological challenges to collecting clinical and economic outcome data: Lessons from the pilot dialysis outcomes India study', Nephrology, vol. 24, pp. 445 - 449, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nep.13257
    Journal articles | 2019
    TALBOT B; Franca Gois P; Healy H; Gallagher A; Sen S; Chadban S; Gallagher M; Knight J; Barraclough K, 2019, 'SUN-058 Variations in Environmentally Sustainable Practice within Australian Dialysis Units: Time for a Nationwide Approach?', Kidney International Reports, vol. 4, pp. S178 - S178, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ekir.2019.05.454
    Journal articles | 2018
    Essue BM; Jha V; John O; Knight J; Jan S, 2018, 'Universal health coverage and chronic kidney disease in India', Bulletin of the World Health Organization, vol. 96, pp. 442, http://dx.doi.org/10.2471/BLT.18.208207
    Journal articles | 2018
    Shaikh M; Woodward M; John O; Bassi A; Jan S; Sahay M; Taduri G; Gallagher M; Knight J; Jha V, 2018, 'Utilization, costs, and outcomes for patients receiving publicly funded hemodialysis in India', Kidney International, vol. 94, pp. 440 - 445, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.kint.2018.03.028
    Journal articles | 2016
    Knight J; Perkovic V, 2016, 'The Affordable Dialysis Prize steams ahead', The Lancet, vol. 387, pp. 1040, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(16)00657-7
    Journal articles | 2016
    Smyth B; Knight JF; Herrington WG, 2016, 'The rise and rise of randomized clinical evidence in Sub-Saharan Africa', Clinical Kidney Journal, vol. 9, pp. 814 - 816, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ckj/sfw084
    Journal articles | 2015
    Jha V; John O; Joshi R; Kotwal S; Essue B; Jan S; Gallagher M; Knight J, 2015, 'Dialysis outcomes in India: A pilot study', Nephrology, vol. 20, pp. 329 - 334, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nep.12404
    Journal articles | 2015
    Liyanage T; Ninomiya T; Jha V; Neal B; Patrice HM; Okpechi I; Zhao MH; Lv J; Garg AX; Knight J; Rodgers A; Gallagher M; Kotwal S; Cass A; Perkovic V, 2015, 'Worldwide access to treatment for end-stage kidney disease: A systematic review', The Lancet, vol. 385, pp. 1975 - 1982, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61601-9
    Journal articles | 2015
    Wong MG; Wanner C; Knight J; Perkovic V, 2015, 'Lowering cholesterol in chronic kidney disease: Is it safe and effective?', European Heart Journal, vol. 36, pp. 2988 - 2995, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehv393
    Journal articles | 2014
    Knight J; Wong MG; Perkovic V, 2014, 'Optimal targets for blood pressure control in chronic kidney disease: The debate continues', Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension, vol. 23, pp. 541 - 546, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MNH.0000000000000060
  • Conference Papers | 2018
    Gallagher M; Bassi A; John O; Kotwal S; Singh S; Essue B; Jan S; Knight J; Jha V; Joshi R, 2018, 'Socio-demographics, clinical characteristics, quality of life and geographical access to care of hemodialysis patients in India', Copenhagen, presented at Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, Copenhagen, 24 May 2018, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ndt/gfy104.SP626