Juan Jesus Carrero, PhD, is a Professor of Kidney Epidemiology at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden. Dr. Carrero earned his pharmacy degree from the University of Granada, Spain, where he also completed a PhD in Pharmacy. Dr. Carrero then performed his postdoctoral stay at Karolinska Institutet, where he undertook a second PhD in Medicine and established academically.
Dr. Carrero’s principal research interests are centered on the identification of modifiable causes of morbidity and mortality in persons with chronic kidney disease through clinical epidemiological approaches. His interest areas on nutritional management involve dietary quality, diagnostic and prognostic validity of nutritional screening and assessment tools and the value of monitoring of nutritional biomarkers as well as inflammation-driven catabolic disorders. His other interests are medication errors, drug safety and effectiveness. Dr. Carrero has published his research in over 450 peer-reviewed articles, as well as numerous book chapters. He serves as co-chair of the TNT Renal Program of the International Society of Renal Nutrition and Metabolism (ISRNM) and is the chair of the European Renal Nutrition working group of the European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplantation Association (ERA-EDTA). He was involved in the 2020 KDOQI/AND and 2021 ESPEN guidelines for nutritional management of persons with CKD.
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