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World Kidney 2021: Living Well with Kidney Disease

11 March 2021 marks World Kidney Day, BMC Nephrology Blog Editor Dr. Su Thavarajah tells us more about this year's theme and how the nephrology community can empower individuals with kidney disease and encourage life participation. Read Su's blog here. 

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We are currently recruiting Editorial Board Members to join our international team of academic editors. Diversity in all forms will be a driving factor when selecting an individual to serve in this capacity. Please find more information, including how to apply, by clicking the link above.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

BMC Nephrology is committed to supporting the global response to COVID-19 by enabling free access to the latest available research, evidence, and data.  Read all of our SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 articles here.

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BMC Series Focus Issues

June: Water and Sanitation.

In celebration of World Environment Day on the 5th June,  the BMC Series presents a focus issue on Water and Sanitation.  We have  collated open-access content from across our journals to highlight research into clean water, investigating links between water and health and our overall relationship with water.


May: Understanding Mental Health

With Mental Health Awareness Month in May, the BMC Series presents a focus issue on ‘Understanding Mental Health’. We have brought together content to highlight research into understanding and improving mental health.

September featured articles

New Content ItemIgM nephropathy complicated by cerebral venous sinus thrombosis: a case study

New Content ItemClinical and genetic risk factors for new-onset diabetes mellitus after transplantation (NODAT) in major transplant centres in Malaysia

 New Content ItemIndependent risk factors and long-term outcomes for acute kidney injury in pediatric patients undergoing hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: a retrospective cohort study

New Content Item Postoperative outcomes of kidney transplant recipients undergoing non-transplant-related elective surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis

New Content ItemProtein energy-wasting associated with nephrotic syndrome – the comparison of metabolic pattern in severe nephrosis to different stages of chronic kidney disease

Articles

Latest Collections and Guidelines

Renal Association Clinical Practice Guidelines

Low protein diets and nutritional therapies in CKD: investigating the current global trends

Perspectives on Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Aetiology (CKDu) in Sri Lanka

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. 

Journal sections
 

Cell Biology and transport physiology

Clinical research

Critical care nephrology (accepting submissions)

Epidemiology and health outcomes

Nephrogenetics and genomics

Geriatric and palliative nephrology (accepting submissions)

Health services and policy

Hypertension, hemodynamics and vascular regulation

Immunology and pathology

Pediatric nephrology

Pre-dialysis care and dialysis

Renal transplantation

Journal Editor

Hayley Henderson, BMC


Locum Editor

Catherine Rice, BMC

Society Affiliation Information

The Renal Association is the professional body for nephrologists and renal scientists based in the UK, and is active in promoting and disseminating research that may ultimately improve outcomes for patients with kidney disease. The objectives of the Association are: to advance, collate and disseminate knowledge of renal structure and function; to seek means for the prevention and treatment of renal disorders; to deal with any matters concerning the welfare of patients with renal diseases and the organization of services for their relief. Members of The Renal Association will receive a discount on BMC Nephrology's article-processing charge when they provide a discount code (which members can obtain by contacting the society) during the submission process.

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Valuable data often go unpublished when they could be helping to progress science. Hence, the BMC Series introduced Data notes, a short article type allowing you to describe your data and publish them to make your data easier to find, cite and share.

You can publish your data in BMC Genomic Data (genomic, transcriptomic and high-throughput genotype data) or in BMC Research Notes (data from across all natural and clinical sciences). 

More information about our unique article type can be found on the BMC Genomic Data and BMC Research Notes journal websites. 

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COVID-19 Announcement

As a result of the significant disruption that is being caused by the COVID-19 pandemic we are very aware that many researchers will have difficulty in meeting the timelines associated with our peer review process during normal times.  Please do let us know if you need additional time. Our systems will continue to remind you of the original timelines but we intend to be highly flexible at this time. Thank you.

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