Dr Brett Cullis was awarded his MBChB at the University of Cape Town following which he worked at Greys and Edendale Hospitals in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
He moved to the UK and performed his specialist training in general medicine and nephrology in the Exeter and Plymouth. He has also performed a further sub-specialisation in Intensive Care Medicine. His dissertation was on the effect of vasopressors on renal function in the setting of sepsis. His interests are in peritoneal dialysis, intensive care nephrology, interventional nephrology and service development in low and middle income countries.
He published the ISPD guidelines for PD in acute kidney injury, and is co-chair of the Saving Young Lives steering committee for which he is also the operational lead for Africa.
He also serves on the ISN Interventional Nephrology Committee and the ISN 0by25 implementation committee. He was an invited speaker at the ISPD meeting in Madrid 2014, Melbourne 2016 and the World Congress of Nephrology in Cape Town 2015. He is currently working as a consultant Nephrologist and Intensive Care Physician in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.