Professor John Sayer is a Professor of Renal Medicine at Newcastle University and Consultant Nephrologist at the Freeman Hospital’s Renal Services Centre. He has a particular interest in inherited kidney diseases and renal stone disease.
Professor Sayer’s clinical interests are inherited kidney disease which include a wide range of disorders including cystic kidney disease, tubulopathies and kidney stone disorders. He runs a regional renal genetics clinic and a family renal genetics clinic.
At a national level Professor Sayer leads several Renal Rare Diseases Working Groups including ARPKD, Nephronophthisis, Autosomal Dominant Tubulointerstitial Kidney Disease, Fabry Disease, Mitochondrial Disease, Salt wasting alkaloses, Cystinuria and Cystinosis.
Within the Translational and Clinical Research Institute at Newcastle University, Professor Sayer’s laboratory studies focus on renal genetics, cystic kidney disease, renal ciliopathies and renal stone formation.
His work utilises physiological and genetic techniques to investigate these conditions and find new therapies.Professor John Sayer's Newcastle University profile Renal services