Aron Chakera

Associate Professor

  • The University of Western Australia (M503), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Funding overview

Diabetes WA Research Foundation
State Health Research Advisory Committee WA
Raine Foundation

Previous positions

Clinical Lecturer in Renal Medicine-University of Oxford


Dr Aron Chakera is a Renal Physician with an interest in immune function and host-pathogen interactions. He is co-lead for transplantation at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital one of the two kidney transplant units in Western Australia. He work on decoy cell screening for BK virus in transplant recipients has led to changes in clinical practice and significant cost savings and his current work on post-transplant diabetes has changed clinical care pathways within his unit. In addition to his clinical roles, in 2013 he established the Translational Renal Research Group, housed in the Harry Perkins Institute for Medical Research and in 2015 was appointed Director of Research for the Sir Charles Gairdner and Osborne Park Health Care Group. He is the custodian of the WA Renal Biobank. He has received over $6M in research funding and is the lead researcher on a number of sponsored and investigator-led clinical trials and his publications span discover science through clinical implementation and epidemiology.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

External positions

Adjunct Clinical Professor, Curtin University

31 Mar 2017 → …

Director of Research, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

7 Aug 2015 → …

Research expertise keywords

  • Transplantation
  • Autoimmunity
  • Anti-viral immune responses
  • Renal medicine


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