Plenary Session 3 presentation title: “What next for the Oxford Classification?”
Prof Ian SD Roberts
Professor of Cellular Pathology at the University of Oxford and Director of Renal Pathology, Oxford University Hospitals, UK
President Elect of the British Division of the International Academy of Pathology
Scheme organiser for the UK National Renal Pathology Quality Assurance Scheme
Renal Pathology Society International Committee member
Chair of the International Society of Nephrology Pathology Committee 2017–2021
President of the Renal Pathology Society, 2016.
Chair of the Nephropathology Section of the European Society of Pathology 2014–2016.
Specialist Advisor in Renal Pathology to the Royal College of Pathologists, 1998–2010, producing standards documents for renal biopsy services in the UK.
Research activities include:
Pathology co-ordinator for the International IgA nephropathy Network working group (2006–2009), a lead author for this group that developed an international consensus classification of IgA nephropathy (the “Oxford Classification”), and co-author of the 2016 update.
Pathology co-ordinator for the VALIGA study, a European validation study of the Oxford Classification.
Central review pathologist for international clinical trials in IgA nephropathy.
Member of International working groups that are updating the classification of lupus nephritis and producing consensus histological criteria for defining and classifying glomerular diseases.