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No 74, March 2016

And the ERA-EDTA Award goes to….

In 2010 the ERA-EDTA Council decided to create the “ERA-EDTA Awards”. The first ERA-EDTA Awards were given in 2011 during the opening ceremony of the Prague Congress.
This year ERA-EDTA has the pleasure of awarding 5 renowned members of the Society according to 5 different categories:
Outstanding Educational Contributions to Nephrology:
Rosanna Coppo (Italy)
Outstanding Basic Science Contributions to Nephrology:
Pierre Ronco (France)
Outstanding Clinical Contributions to Nephrology:
Christoph Wanner (Germany)
Outstanding contributions to ERA-EDTA:
Raymond Vanholder (Belgium)
Stanley Shaldon award for young investigators:
Emilie Cornec-Le Gall (France)

CKJ content available in PubMed Central®

Clinical Kidney Journal, one of the Association journals became fully open access in 2015 making the entire journal available to all via the journal's website, PubMed Central® and the app. CKJ is an essential educational and training resource integrating clinical, translational and educational research into clinical practice. CKJ aims to contribute to a translational research culture among nephrologists and kidney pathologists, to help closing the gap between basic researchers and practicing clinicians and promote sorely needed innovation in the Nephrology field.

NDT and CKJ online

Read brand new published papers on NDT and CKJ online!

Kidney transplantation rejuvenates! This is the surprising results of a study by Pinter et al. that analyzed reported views from elderly kidney transplant recipients (≥60 years). A plea for overcoming age limits in renal transplantations? Find out here.

A look across the pond: The incidence of patients starting RRT secondary to diabetes in Europe is five times lower than in the US! Find out more astonishing facts in the summary of the 2013 ERA-EDTA Registry Annual Report by Kramer et al. To the paper.

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