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Personalized approaches to managing hypertension in kidney patients

Guest Editors:
Liliana Garneata, MD, PhD, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Romania 
Guido Gembillo, MD, PhD, University of Messina, Italy

Submission Status: Open until 25 March 2025

Immune system regulation in the kidneys

Guest Editor:
Kevin Woollard, PhD, Imperial College London, UK

Submission Status: Open until 17 March 2025

Poisoning and intoxication-related acute kidney injury

Guest Editors:
Lakshmi Kannan, MBBS, MD, FASN, FNKF, University of Pikeville and Pikeville Medical Center, USA
Eranga Sanjeewa Wijewickrama, MBBS, MD, PhD, MRCP, FRCP, FASN, FISN, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Submission Status: Open until 14 February 2025

Decellularized organs and renal engineering

Guest Editors:
Peter Corridon, PhD, MEng, Khalifa University, United Arab Emirates
Abdol-Mohammad Kajbafzadeh, MD, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Submission Status: Open until 14 February 2025

Advances in acute kidney injury

Guest Editor:
Jakob Gubenšek, PhD, MD, University Medical Center Ljubljana, Slovenia

Submission Status: 3 January 2025

Omics approaches in nephrology: from gene to protein

Guest Editors:
Andrew Mallett, MBBS, MMed, PhD, CF, AFRACMA, FASN, FISN, FRCP, FRACP, James Cook University, Australia
Yun Miao, MD, PhD, Southern Medical University, China
John Andrew Sayer, MBChB, PhD, Newcastle University, UK

Submission Status: Open until 29 November 2024

Pediatric chronic kidney disease: transitioning into adult care

Guest Editor:
Vimal Master Sankar Raj, MD, University of Illinois at Peoria, USA

Submission Status: Open until 12 November 2024

Artificial intelligence in nephrology

Guest Editors:
Miguel Hueso Val: Bellvitge University Hospital, Spain
Alfredo Vellido: Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spain

Submission Status: Open until 10 October 2024

Kidney lymphatics

Guest Editors:
Megan L Baker, MD, Yale University, USA
Hengcheng Zhang, MD, PhD, Harvard University, USA

Submission Status: 18 September 2024

Advances in renal transplantation

Guest Editors:
Nada Alachkar, MD, FASN, The John Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Debasish Banerjee, MD, FASN, FHEA, FRCP, St George's University of London, UK
Rahul Mainra, MD, MMed, FRCPC, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

Submission Status: Open until 2 August 2024

Chronic kidney disease and women’s health

Guest Editors:
Monica C. Beaulieu: University of British Columbia, Canada
Min Feng: Sun Yat-sen University, China
Imed Helal: Medical Director, Diaverum Holding, US
Elizabeth Hendren: University of British Columbia, Canada
Priti Meena: All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, India

Submission Status: Open until 22 July 2024


Outpatient management of the kidney patient for the primary care practitioner

Guest Editors:
Bernard G Jaar, MD, MPH: Nephrologist, Epidemiologist at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
Sumeska ThavarajahNephrologist at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
David S. Weisman: Associate Program Director, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Georgetown School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Article Collection: Pioneers of Nephrology
Edited by: Dr. Giorgina Piccoli, Dr. Bernard Jaar, Dr. Hayley Henderson

Guidelines: Renal Association Clinical Practice Guidelines
Edited by: The Renal Association

Article collection: Low protein diets and nutritional therapies in CKD: investigating the current global trends
Edited by: Dr. Giorgina Piccoli, Dr. Adamasco Cupisti, Dr. Hayley Henderson

Article collection: Perspectives on Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Aetiology (CKDu) in Sri Lanka
Edited by: Dr. Bernard Jaar

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