Dr Joana Neves

Job title

Clinical research fellow

UCL Division of Surgery and Interventional Science

Specialist Centre for Kidney Cancer, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

Contact details

Email address: joana.b.neves@ucl.ac.uk

Twitter: @@jbriosaneves

Related services

Kidney cancer centre


Joana graduated from medical school in Portugal (Faculdade de Medicina de Lisboa) in the top decile of her class in 2013. She moved to the UK in 2015 to pursue a career as an academic urology trainee and in 2016 secured a position as clinical research fellow at the Specialist Centre for Kidney Cancer. After passing the mandatory exams, Joana became Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2017. Joana is passionate about improving outcomes for kidney cancer patients and is currently doing her PhD in immunology in early kidney cancer under the supervision of Ms Maxine Tran, having received a MRC Clinical Training Research Fellowship to accomplish this.


Neves JB, Rodrigues FB, Tran MGB. Management of Small Renal Masses – Letter to Editor. Radiology 2018;181391


Neves JB, Tran MGB. Uncoupling the Diagnosis and Treatment of Incidentally Imaged Renal Masses – Letter to Editor. JAMA Int Med2018;178(5):728


Neves JB+, Withington J+, Fowler S, Patki P, Barod R, Mumtaz F, O'Brien T, Aitchison M, Bex A, Tran MG, on behalf of The British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS). Contemporary Surgical Management of Renal Oncocytoma: A nation's outcome. BJU Int 2018;121(6):893-99 (+joint first authors)


Tran MGB, Sut MK, Collie J, Neves JB, Al-Hayek S, Armitage JN, Couturier DL, Wiseman OJ. Development of a Disease-specific Ureteral Calculus Patient Reported Outcome Measurement Instrument. J Endourol 2018;32(6):548


Withington J, Neves JB, Barod R. Surgical and Minimally Invasive Therapies for the Management of the Small Renal Mass. Cur Urol Rep2017;18(8):61


Neves JB. Editorial comment. J Urol 2017;198(1):63-4


Nyga A, Neves J, Stamati K, et al U. The next level of 3D tumour models: immunocompetence. Drug Discov Today 2016;21(9):1421-8


Rodrigues FB, Neves JB, Caldeira D, et al. Endovascular treatment versus medical care alone for ischaemic stroke: systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ 2016;18;353:i1754


Gameiro J+, Neves JB+, Rodrigues N, et al. Acute kidney injury, long-term renal function and mortality in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery: a cohort analysis. Clin Kidney J 2016;9(2):192-200 (+joint first authors)


Neves JB, Rodrigues FB, Castelão M, et al. Extended daily dialysis versus intermittent hemodialysis for acute kidney injury: A systematic review. J Crit Care 2016;33:271-3


Neves JB, Rodrigues FB, Lopes JA. Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease and coronary artery dissection or aneurysm: a systematic review. Ren Fail 2016;38(4):493-502


Rodrigues FB, Bekerman C, Neves JB, et al. Her Aching Bones: Atypical Parathyroid Adenoma. Am J Med 2016; 129(3):260-2


Neves JB, Jorge S, Lopes JA. Acute kidney injury: epidemiology, diagnosis, prognosis and future directions. EMJ Nephrol 2015;3(1):90-6

Neves JB, Dores JA, Coelho MF. Female urethral diverticula: a contemporary review. Acta Urol Port 2015;32(2):47-56