Detlef Bockenhauer is a Professor of Paediatric Nephrology at University College London and Honorary Consultant at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) NHS Foundation Trust, London. He has a special interest in inherited kidney diseases, tubulopathies and renal physiology. He uses genetics and clinical observations in patients to gain insight into the molecular basis of kidney function and disease.
Detlef Bockenhauer went to Medical School in Hamburg and Lübeck, Germany and trained in general paediatrics in Hamburg and New York City. At Yale University, he subsequently trained in paediatric nephrology and physiology and in 2000, he joined the faculty. In 2004, he moved to GOSH in London.