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.


For more information please contact Prof. Giovanni Gambaro (


Dr J.J. Carrero was awarded the Journal of Nephrology Award 2014 for his paper "Gonadal dysfunction in men with chronic kidney disease: clinical features, prognostic implications and therapeutic options" J Nephrol. 2012 Jan-Feb;25(1):31-42, that was the most cited article in the period April 1st 2011-March 31st 2013.

The award was presented during the Annual Congress of the Italian Society of Nephrology in Catania, Sicily, in October 2014.

The Journal of Nephrology Award 2015 will be given to the article ePublished in the “Journal of Nephrology” in the period April 1st 2012-March 31st 2013 on the basis of the highest number of cites received in the 2 yrs following ePublication. Data will be 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 2015 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.

  • 2 Volumes
  • 8 Issues
  • 193 Articles
  • 10 Open Access
  • 2014 - 2015 Available between