Maleeka Ladhani

Maleeka Ladhani

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


My Research

I am continuing my research into Chronic Kidney Disease and obesity and additionally involved in projects looking at gender inequity in access to renal transplantation.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2016 - ongoing Consultant nephrologist (0.5FTE) Lyell McEwin Hospital, Northern Adelaide Local Health Network
    2016 - ongoing Consultant Nephrologist (Honorary) Central Adelaide Local Health Network
    2016 - ongoing Clinical Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide
    2016 - 2018 Private nephrology clinics Calvary Central Districts Hospital
    2012 - 2014 Locum nephrology specialist Lithgow Specialist Medical Centre
    2012 - 2014 Nephrology registrar Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2017 Award Young Investigator Award The Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand Australia -
    2016 Achievement University of Sydney Postgraduate Research Support Scheme conference support University of Sydney Australia -
    2014 Scholarship NHMRC Clinical Postgraduate Research Scholarship NHMRC Australia -
    2013 Scholarship Jacquot Research Entry Scholarship Jacquot Australia -
    2013 Award Australian Postgraduate Award Scholarship Jacquot Australia -
    2003 Award Junior Medical Officer (JMO) Representative Sydney South West Area Health Service Australia -
    1995 Award John Paul College Award for Academic Excellence John Paul College Australia -
    1995 Award Tim Dibdin Award for Geography Tim Dibdin Australia -
    1995 Award Women’s Health Centre Award for Excellence in Science Women's Health Centre Australia -
    1995 Award Lions Youth of the Year Participant Lions Australia -
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2020 University of Sydney Australia Doctor of Philosophy
  • Postgraduate Training

    Date Title Institution Country
    2013 Postgraduate Diploma in Paediatrics University of New South Wales Australia
    2013 Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, Master of Public Health University of Sydney Australia
    2008 Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Australia
    2002 Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery University of Sydney Australia
    1998 Bachelor of Medical Science University of Sydney Australia
  • Certifications

    Date Title Institution name Country
    2020 Participant Clinician Leadership Program SA Health Australia
    2018 Online participation in RACP Supervisor Professional development program Royal College of Physicians -
  • Journals

    Year Citation
    2024 Vernooij, R. W. M., Michael, M., Ladhani, M., Webster, A. C., Strippoli, G. F. M., Craig, J. C., & Hodson, E. M. (2024). Antiviral medications for preventing cytomegalovirus disease in solid organ transplant recipients. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2024(5), CD003774.
    DOI Scopus1
    2023 Lim, W. H., Chen, J. H. C., Minas, K., Johnson, D. W., Ladhani, M., Ooi, E., . . . Wong, G. (2023). Sex Disparity in Cause-Specific and All-Cause Mortality Among Incident Dialysis Patients. American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 81(2), 156-167.e1.
    DOI Scopus3 Europe PMC3
    2023 Kim, S., van Zwieten, A., Wyld, M., Ladhani, M., Guha, C., Dominello, A., . . . Wong, G. (2023). Sociodemographic Drivers of Donor and Recipient Gender Disparities in Living Kidney Donation in Australia. Kidney International Reports, 8(8), 1553-1561.
    DOI
    2021 Dominello, A., Howell, M., Craig, J. C., Scholes-Robertson, N., Guha, C., Sinka, V., . . . Tong, A. (2021). Equity in national policies for Australians with kidney disease. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 45(4), 370-375.
    DOI Scopus4 WoS2 Europe PMC3
    2021 McDonald, S., & Ladhani, M. (2021). Obesity in dialysis patients – What is the problem?. Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, 15(5), 413-414.
    DOI Scopus1 Europe PMC1
    2020 Ladhani, M., Craig, J. C., & Wong, G. (2020). Obesity and gender-biased access to deceased donor kidney transplantation. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, 35(1), 184-189.
    DOI Scopus25 WoS16 Europe PMC9
    2019 Bateman, S., Ladhani, M., & Jesudason, S. (2019). Successful Subsequent Pregnancy in a Woman Receiving Eculizumab for Pregnancy-Associated Atypical Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome. Case Reports in Nephrology, 2019, 2738723.
    DOI Scopus7 Europe PMC2
    2019 Flabouris, K., Chadban, S., Ladhani, M., Cervelli, M., & Clayton, P. (2019). Body mass index, weight-adjusted immunosuppression and the risk of acute rejection and infection after kidney transplantation: a cohort study. Nephrology, dialysis, transplantation : official publication of the European Dialysis and Transplant Association - European Renal Association, 34(12), 2132-2143.
    DOI Scopus15 WoS12 Europe PMC6
    2017 Ladhani, M., Lade, S., Alexander, S., Baur, L., Clayton, P., McDonald, S., . . . Wong, G. (2017). Obesity in pediatric kidney transplant recipients and the risks of acute rejection, graft loss and death. Pediatric Nephrology, 32(8), 1443-1450.
    DOI Scopus25 WoS19 Europe PMC18
    2017 Ladhani, M., Craig, J., Irving, M., Clayton, P., & Wong, G. (2017). Obesity and the risk of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in chronic kidney disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, 32(3), 439-449.
    DOI Scopus126 WoS108 Europe PMC74
    2015 Rogerson, T. E., Ladhani, M., Mitchell, R., Craig, J. C., & Webster, A. C. (2015). Efficient strategies to find diagnostic test accuracy studies in kidney journals. Nephrology, 20(8), 513-518.
    DOI Scopus1 WoS1
    2014 Smart, N. A., Dieberg, G., Ladhani, M., & Titus, T. (2014). Early referral to specialist nephrology services for preventing the progression to end-stage kidney disease. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2014(6), 121 pages.
    DOI Scopus56 WoS121 Europe PMC83
    2013 Hodson, E. M., Ladhani, M., Webster, A. C., Strippoli, G. F. M., & Craig, J. C. (2013). Antiviral medications for preventing cytomegalovirus disease in solid organ transplant recipients. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2013(2), 198 pages.
    DOI Scopus130 WoS84 Europe PMC40
    2013 Webster, A., & Ladhani, M. (2013). Pre-emptive treatment for cytomegalovirus viraemia to prevent cytomegalovirus disease in solid organ transplant recipients. Nephrology, 18(3), 235-236.
    DOI Scopus1
    2013 Webster, A., & Ladhani, M. (2013). Antiviral medications for preventing cytomegalovirus disease (CMV) in solid organ transplant recipients. Nephrology, 18(3), 237-238.
    DOI
  • Conference Papers

    Year Citation
    2016 Kim, S., Ladhani, M., Odgers, H. L., Hodson, E. M., & Cass, A. (2016). The social determinants of chronic kidney disease: a systematic review. In PEDIATRIC NEPHROLOGY Vol. 31 (pp. 1744). SPRINGER.
    2014 Ladhani, M., Craig, J., Irving, M., Clayton, P., & Wong, G. (2014). Obesity, Cardiovascular and All-Cause Mortaliy in Chronic Kidney Disease - A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.. In TRANSPLANTATION Vol. 98 (pp. 521). San Francisco, CA: LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS.
    DOI
    2014 Ladhani, M., Craig, J., Irving, M., Clayton, P., & Wong, G. (2014). Obesity, Cardiovascular and All-Cause Mortaliy in Chronic Kidney Disease - A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.. In AMERICAN JOURNAL OF TRANSPLANTATION Vol. 14 (pp. 521). San Francisco, CA: WILEY-BLACKWELL.
    2013 Ladhani, M., Smart, N., Dieburg, G., & Titus, T. (2013). EARLY VERSUS LATE REFERRAL TO SPECIALIST NEPHROLOGY SERVICES - A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW. In NEPHROLOGY Vol. 18 (pp. 31). WILEY-BLACKWELL.
    2012 Ladhani, M., Hodson, E. M., Webster, A. C., Strippoli, G. F. M., & Craig, J. C. (2012). PROPHYLAXIS OF CYTOMEGALOVIRUS (CMV) DISEASE IN SOLID ORGAN TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW. In NEPHROLOGY Vol. 17 (pp. 68). WILEY-BLACKWELL.
    2012 Ladhani, M., Rogerson, T., Mitchel, R., Craig, J. C., & Webster, A. C. (2012). SEARCH STRATEGIES FOR LOCATING DIAGNOSTIC TEST ACCURACY (DTA) STUDIES IN NEPHROLOGY JOURNALS. In NEPHROLOGY Vol. 17 (pp. 52). WILEY-BLACKWELL.
    2011 Ladhani, M., Razavian, M., Jardine, M., Stewart, G., & Gallagher, E. (2011). PREDICTORS OF VASCULAR CATHETER INFECTIONS. In NEPHROLOGY Vol. 16 (pp. 29). WILEY-BLACKWELL.
  • Conference Items

    Year Citation
    2017 Flabouris, K., Chadban, S., Ladhani, M., Cervelli, M., & Clayton, P. (2017). The Associations Between Body Mass Index and Kidney Transplant Outcomes Are Mediated by Weight-Adjusted Immunosuppression Dosing. Poster session presented at the meeting of AMERICAN JOURNAL OF TRANSPLANTATION. Chicago, IL: WILEY.
    2016 Ladhani, M., Prince, R., Craig, J., Wong, G., & Lewis, J. (2016). THE IMPACT OF OBESITY ON MORTALITY RISK IN OLDER WOMEN WITH AND WITHOUT CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE. Poster session presented at the meeting of NEPHROLOGY. WILEY-BLACKWELL.
    2015 Ladhani, M., Lade, S., Alexander, S., Baur, L., Clayton, P., Mcdonald, S., . . . Wong, G. (2015). EFFECT OF BODY MASS INDEX ON LONG-TERM GRAFT AND PATIENT OUTCOMES IN PAEDIATRIC KIDNEY ONLY RECIPIENTS. Poster session presented at the meeting of NEPHROLOGY. WILEY-BLACKWELL.
    2015 Ladhani, M., Craig, J. C., Irving, M., Clayton, P., & Wong, G. (2015). OBESITY AND THE RISK OF ALL-CAUSE AND CARDIOVASCULAR MORTALITY ACROSS THE SPECTRUM OF CKD: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW AND META-ANALYSIS. Poster session presented at the meeting of NEPHROLOGY. WILEY-BLACKWELL.
Teaching

Fortnightly renal teaching for JMOs and medical students at Lyell McEwin Hospital through the Renal Department (2016-current)

University of Adelaide Medical School

3rd year Medical Student online lecture “History and Examination in Renal Medicine”

6th year Medical student on clinical rotation – ward based  

Tutor and assessor through the University of Sydney Evidence Based Medicine teaching program 'PEARLS’ (Presenting Evidence Abstracted from the Research Literature for the Solution – to real patients’ problems) for 3rd Year students at Westmead Hospital (2011-2014)

Day-to-day teaching of residents and medical students, including delivering structured sessions in the formal teaching curriculum for the University of Sydney medical program Years 2, 3 and 4, including clinical and communication skills tutorials in Nephrology/Urology (2008-2012) 

Nephrology resident teaching and supervision, as Senior Nephrology Advanced Trainee (2011)

Formal clinical case teaching for Basic Physician Trainees including participation in a number of trial FRACP clinical exams for both adult and paediatric colleges 

Committed to Continuing Medical Education for nursing and other paramedical staff (Regular presenter at Renal Nutrition Program Adelaide, National General Practice Conference, presentation for Master of Nutrition students, invited presentation to NSW Pharmacy Group, RPAH Renal Nursing Staff continuing education)

 

  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2021 Co-Supervisor Administration of Enoxaparin to Prevent Extracorporeal Circuit (ECC) Thrombosis in haemodialysis – determining the optimal dose and route of administration. Master of Philosophy (Medical Science) Master Part Time Miss Rachel Yi Ping Tan
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2019 - ongoing Member Adelaide Medical Obstetrics Journal club Australia
    2010 - ongoing Member Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology Australia
    2010 - ongoing Member Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand Australia
    2010 - ongoing Member International Society of Nephrology Australia
    2007 - ongoing Member Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Australia
    2006 - ongoing Member Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians Australia
    2003 - 2012 Member Australian Medical Association Australia
  • Presentation

    Date Topic Presented at Institution Country
    2017 - ongoing Chronic Kidney Disease research workshop - Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand -
    2016 - ongoing Qualitative Research Methods Workshop through Better Evidence and Translation in Chronic Kidney Disease - Transplantation Society of Australia and New Zealand -

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