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  1. Research article

    Anemia and risk for cognitive decline in chronic kidney disease

    Manjula Kurella Tamura, Eric Vittinghoff, Jingrong Yang, Alan S. Go, Stephen L. Seliger, John W. Kusek, James Lash, Debbie L. Cohen, James Simon, Vecihi Batuman, Juan Ordonez, Gail Makos and Kristine Yaffe

    Published on: 28 January 2016

  2. Study protocol

    Prospective, multicenter, controlled study of quality of life, psychological adjustment process and medical outcomes of patients receiving a preemptive kidney transplant compared to a similar population of recipients after a dialysis period of less than three years – The PreKit-QoL study protocol

    Véronique Sébille, Jean-Benoit Hardouin, Magali Giral, Angélique Bonnaud-Antignac, Philippe Tessier, Emmanuelle Papuchon, Alexandra Jobert, Elodie Faurel-Paul, Stéphanie Gentile, Elisabeth Cassuto, Emmanuel Morélon, Lionel Rostaing, Denis Glotz, Rebecca Sberro-Soussan, Yohann Foucher and Aurélie Meurette

    Published on: 19 January 2016

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Aims and scope

BMC Nephrology is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of kidney and associated disorders, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology. 

Section Editors

  • Hans-Joachim Anders, Ludwig-Maximilians-University
  • Adrian Covic, Parhon University Hospital
  • Michelle Estrella, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
  • Jerome Harambat, Hôpital des Enfants CHU de Bordeaux
  • Bernard Jaar, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
  • William Oetting, University of Minnesota
  • Giorgina Piccoli, University of Torino
  • J. Kevin Tucker, A Teaching Affiliate of Harvard Medical School
  • Robert Unwin, University College London

Executive Editor

  • Hayley Henderson, BioMed Central


BMC Nephrology is affiliated with The Renal Association