Journal of Nephrology

ISSN: 1121-8428 (Print) 1724-6059 (Online)


Journal of Nephrology is a bimonthly journal that considers publication of peer reviewed original manuscripts dealing with both clinical and laboratory investigations of relevance to the broad fields of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation. It is the Official Journal of the Italian Society of Nephrology (SIN).

Please note that the back content of the Journal of Nephrology prior to 2014, is not available on SpringerLink. The society hosts the back files on their own website: .This content is freely available.


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The Journal of Nephrology Most Cited Article Award 2015 has been awarded to E.J. Hoorn, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, for his article

Pathogenesis of calcineurin inhibitor-induced hypertension.

J Nephrol. 2012 May-Jun;25(3):269-75.

 The Award consisting in a Diploma was presented during the Congress of the Italian Society of Nephrology, on the 2nd of October 2015. Dr Hoorn gave the JN Lecture on a topic of his most recent research.

The Journal of Nephrology Award 2016 is given to the article ePublished in the “Journal of Nephrology” in the period April 1st 2013-March 31st 2014 on the basis of the highest number of cites received in the 2 yrs following ePublication. Data are culled from Thomson Reuters Web of Science. 
The author (usually a Nephrologist) of the winner paper will be invited to present a minilecture on the topic of his/her research at the 2016 Annual Congress of the Italian Society of Nephrology. Travel expenses, hotel accommodation and Congress registration will be covered by the Italian Society of Nephrology.The award will be assigned on an annual basis.

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