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Ana Masis-Vargas MSc, PhD - Journal Editor

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Ana has a BSc in Nutrition from the University of Costa Rica, she also took a year of ERASMUS exchange studies in Public Health Epidemiology at Karolinska Institute. After returning to the University of Costa Rica she obtained a MSc in Biomedical Sciences with emphasis in Physiology while also teaching physiology to undergrad students. She obtained a double degree PhD in Neurosciences / Medical Sciences from the University of Strasbourg and the University of Amsterdam, respectively. She is interested in strengthening the use of the 3Rs in animal experimentation, increasing awareness of the ARRIVE guidelines among editors and promoting open access. Ana joined BMC in 2022 and is the editor of BMC Nephrology.

Assistant Editor
Alexandria Latto, BMC, UK


Senior Editorial Board Members
Nada Alachkar, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Beatrice Goilav, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, USA
Bernard Jaar, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, USA
Laura Plantinga, Emory University, USA
Giorgina Piccoli, University of Torino, Italy; Centre Hospitalier Le Mans, France
Dil Sahali, University Paris Est Creteil (UPEC), France
Claire Sharpe, King's College London, UK


Editorial Board Members
Cell Biology and Transport Physiology

Mark de Caestecker, Vanderbilt University, USA
Hui Cai, Emory University School of Medicine, USA
Charles Edelstein, University of Colorado Denver, USA 
Eikan Mishima, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Xiong-Zhong Ruan, University College London Medical School, UK
Stephen Walsh, University College London, UK
Anselm Zdebik, University College London, UK
Alexander Staruschenko, Medical College of Wisconsin, United States

Clinical Research
Kenneth Andreoni, University of Florida Academic Health Center, US
Antonio Bellasi, Azienda Ospedaliera Socio Sanitaria Ospedaliera (ASST) Papa Giovanni XXIII, Italy
Justin Belcher, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Neil Boudville, University of Western Australia, USA
Kate Bramham, King's College London, United Kingdom
Cristina Capusa, "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest, Romania
Michael Choi, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, USA
Pierre Delanaye, CHU Sart Tilman, University of Liège, Belgium
Sinee Disthabanchong, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand
Casper Franssen, University Medical Center Groningen, Netherlands
Tibor Fulop, Medical University of South Carolina, USA
Giacomo Garibotto, University of Genoa, Italy
Neetika Garg, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, USA
Francesco Garzotto, Veneto Institute of Oncology IOV IRCSS (research hospital) and Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences University of Padova , Italy
Narender Goel, New Jersey Kidney Care, USA
Fabrizio Grosjean, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Italy
Christoforos D. Giannaki, University of Nicosia, Cyprus 
Patrick Honore, Brugmann University Hospital, Belgium
Bang-Gee Hsu, Division of Nephrology, Hualien Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, Hualien, Taiwan
Yuji Kamijo, Shinshu University School of Medicine, Japan
Jameela Kari, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
Kianoush Kashani, Mayo Clinic, USA
Jessica Kendrick, University of Colorado, USA
Chagriya Kitiyakara, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
Hirotaka Komaba, Tokai University School of Medicine, Japan
Denise Mafra, Federal University Fluminense, Brazil
Patrick Mark, University of Glasgow, UK
Bjorn Meijers, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
Djalila Mekahli, University Hospital Leuven, Belgium
Chi Chiu Mok, Tuen Mun Hospital, Hong Kong SAR
David Mudge, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Metro South Health and Faculty of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Australia
Mariana Murea, Wake Forest School of Medicine, USA
Sagar Nigwekar, Mass General Hospital, USA
Ernesto Paoletti, University of Genoa-San Martino Hospital Genoa, Italy
Kearkiat Praditpornsilpa, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
PS Priyamvada, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, India
Frederic Rahbari-Oskoui, Emory University School of Medicine, USA
Jean-Michel Rebibou, CHU Dijon, France
Werner Ribitsch, Clinical Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, Austria, Austria
Giorgos Sakkas, University of Thessaly, Greece
Donal Sexton, School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Chih-Chung Shiao, Camillian Saint Mary’s Hospital Luodong, Taiwan
Sheyan Shirazian, Columbia University, USA
Dimitrie Siriopol, "Grigore T. Popa" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi, Romania
Edward Smith, University of Melbourne, Australia
Nattachai Srisawat, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Jung Tak Park, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)
Massimo Torreggiani, ICS Maugeri, Italy
Kriang Tungsanga, Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand
Anthony M. Valeri, Columbia University in the City of New York, USA
Steven Van Laecke, Renal Divison, Department of Internal Medicine, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium
Liesbeth Viaene, AZ Groeninge Kortrijk, Belgium
Steven Weisbord, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, USA
Abduzhappar Gaipov, Nazarbayev University School Of Medicine, Kazakhstan
Fude Zhou, Renal Division, Department of Medicine, Peking University First Hospital, China

Epidemiology and Health Outcomes
Khaled Abdel-Kader, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA
Ben Caplin, University College London, United Kingdom
Xiangmei Chen, Pla General Hospital, China
Cécile Couchoud, Agence de la biomédecine, France
Jennifer Gander, Kaiser Permanente Georgia, USA
Faiçal Jarraya, Hedi Chaker University Hospital, Tunisia
Eiichiro Kanda, Tokyo Kyosai Hospital, Japan
Christine Liu, Boston University School of Medicine, USA
Olivier Moranne, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nice, France
Girish Nadkarni, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Rachel Patzer, Emory University, USA
Praveen Kumar Potukuchi, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, USA
Silvi Shah, University of Cincinnati, USA
Andrew Smyth, HRB Clinical Research Facility Galway, Ireland
Austin Stack, University College Limerick, Ireland
Ernest Sumaili, University of Kinshasa, Congo
Charat Thongprayoon, Mayo Clinic, USA
Liffert Vogt, Academisch Medisch Centrum, Netherlands
Virginia Wang, Duke University School of Medicine, USA

Geriatric and palliative nephrology
Frieder Keller, University Hospital Ulm, Germany
Henry H.L. Wu, Kolling Institute of Medical Research, The University of Sydney, Australia

Health services and policies
Ann Bonner, Griffith University, Australia
Leslie Wong, Cleveland Clinic, USA

Hypertension, Hemodynamics and Vascular Regulation
Debasish Banerjee, St George's University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom
Sebastjan Bevc, University Medical Center Maribor, Slovenia
Charles Ferro, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom
Roberto Minutolo, Second University of Naples, Italy
Kevin Regner, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
Giuseppe Regolisti, Clinica e Immunologia Medica, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Parma, Dipartimento di Medicina e Chirurgia, Università degli Studi di Parma, Italy
Pantelis Sarafidis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Renske Wiersema, Haaglanden Medical Center, Netherlands

Immunology and Pathology
Jean-François Augusto, Angers University Hospital, France
Ibrahim Batal, Columbia University Irving Medical Center, USA
Dorin-Bogdan Borza, Meharry Medical College, United States
Gener Ismail, Fundeni Clinical Institute, Romania
Hans-Peter Marti, University of Bergen, Norway
Masayuki Mizui, Department of Nephrology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Seung Seok Han, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of (South Korea)
Giles Walters, Australian National University Medical School, Australia
Thorsten Wiech, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Institute of Pathology, Germany
Kevin Woollard, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

Nephrogenetics and Genomics
Miguel Hueso, Hospital Universitari Bellvitge and Institutd’Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge-IDIBELL,Spain
Guisen Li, Institution of Nephrology, Sichuan Provincial People's Hospital, China
Amali Mallawaarachchi, Garvan Institute of Medical Research, Australia
Andrew Mallett, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Australia
Amy J McKnight, Queen's University of Belfast, UK
Navjot Pabla, The Ohio State University, USA
Gopi Rangan, Westmead Institute for Medical Research, The University of Sydney, Australia
Cassianne Robinson-Cohen, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, USA
Neveen Soliman, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt

Pediatric Nephrology
Marco Allinovi, Careggi University Hospital, Florence, Italy
Vandrea de Souza, Universidade de Caxias do Sul, Brazil
Ali Duzova, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Turkey
Guido Filler, Western University, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Canada
Hee Gyung Kang, Seoul National University Children's Hospital & College of Medicine, Korea
Elaine Ku, UCSF, USA
Nikoleta Printza, Aristotle University, Greece
Manish D Sinha, Evelina London Children's Hospital, UK
Enrico Vidal, University of Udine, Italy

Pre-Dialysis Care and Dialysis
Ilia Beberashvili, Yitzhak Shamir Medical Center, Israel
Vincenzo Bellizzi, University Hospital San Giovanni di Dio e Ruggi d'Aragona di Salerno, Italy
Neil Boudville, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Australia
Philippe Chauveau, Aurad-Aquitaine, France
Adamasco Cupisti, University of Pisa, Italy
Ciro Esposito, University of Pavia, Italy
Hafedh Fessi, Hôpital Tenon, France
Ana Figueiredo, Pontificia Universidade Católica do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Maurizio Gallieni, University of Milano, Italy
Guillermo Garcia-Garcia, Hospital Civil de Guadalajara, Mexico
Jakob Gubensek, University Medical Center Ljubljana & Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Manfred Hecking, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Vijay Lapsia, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Krzysztof Letachowicz, Wroclaw Medical University, Poland
Aysegul Oruc, Bursa Uludag University Medical School, Nephrology Department, Turkey
Ramón Paniagua, Unidad de Investigación Médica en Enfermedades Nefrológicas, Mexico
Biagio Raffaele Di Iorio, ASL AVELLINO, Italy
Domenico Santoro, University of Messina, Italy
Paweena Susantitaphong, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Peter Van Buren, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Rachael Walker, Eastern Institute of Technology, New Zealand

Renal Transplantation
Sami Alasfar, John Hopkins University, USA
Carlo Alfieri, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Milano, Italy
Alhamad, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
Brad Astor, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, USA
Klemens Budde, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany
Evaldo Favi, Department of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Milan, Italy
Marilena Gregorini, Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplant Unit IRCCS Fondazione Pol. S. Matteo and University of Pavia, Italy
Sam Kant, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Nicolas Kozakowski, Medical University of Vienna, Department of Pathology, Austria
Nithya Krishnan, University Hospitals Coventry, UK
Darren Lee, Eastern Health Clinical School, Monash University, Australia
Mitra Mahdavi-Mazdeh, Tehran University of Medical sciences, Iran
Rahul Mainra, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Priti Meena, All india institute of medical sciences, Bhubaneswar, India
Francesc Moreso, Hospital Universitari Vall d’Hebron, Spain
Khaled Nashar, Allegheny Health Network, USA
Neeraj Sharma, University of Southern California, USA
Kalathil Sureshkumar, Allegheny General Hospital, Allegheny Health Network, USA
Ekamol Tantisattamo, University of California Irvine, USA
Erhan Tatar, University of Health Sciences, Izmir Bozyaka Education and Research Hospital, Izmir, Turkey
Benjamin Wilde, Department of Nephrology, University Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany
Alexander Woywodt, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust / Univ. of Manchester, United Kingdom

Editorial Advisors
Michelle Estrella, University of California, San Francisco USA
Ken Farrington, Lister Hospital, UK
Kevin Harris, University of Leicester, UK
Bruce Hendry, King's College, London,
David Jayne, Addenbrooke's Hospital, UK
Amir Kazory, University of Florida, UK
Benjamin Laskin, University of Pennsylvania
Nicholas Webb, Central Manchester NHS Foundation Trust, UK
Adam Wilk, Emory University, USA

Blog Editors
Daphne Knicely, University of Virginia, USA
Sumeska Thavarajah, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA

 

 

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