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Section Board for 'Nephrology & Urology' (52)

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Dr. Kent Doi
Section Editor-in-Chief
Department of Acute Care Medicine, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: emergency medicine; critical care medicine; intensive care medicine; fluorescence microscopy; cell biology; molecular biology; neuroscience; acute kidney injury and sepsis
Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Morgia
1. Urology Section, Department of Surgery, University of Catania, 95123 Catania, Italy
2. Department of Experimental Oncology, Mediterranean Institute of Oncology (IOM), 95029 Catania, Italy
Interests: laparoscopic urology; urologic oncology; endourology; robotic surgery; urolithiasis
Prof. Dr. Bhaskar K Somani
University Hospital Southamton NHS Trust, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
Interests: endourology; urinary tract infections; benign prostate disorders
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Prof. Dr. Eytan Mor
1. Transplant Center, Department of Surgery B, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat-Gan, Israel
2. Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
Interests: organ transplantation; immunology
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Prof. Dr. Francesca Mallamaci
CNR-IFC, Clinical Epidemiology of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Reggio Cal Unit, Reggio Calabria, Italy
Interests: cardio-vascular complications in hemodialysis patients; clinical hypertension; physical activity in dialysis patients; salt intake in CKD patients; sleep apnea in dialysis; sleep apnea in kidney transplanted patients; 24 h ABPM in dialysis patients
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Dr. Javier C. Angulo
Department of Urology, Hospital Universitario de Getafe,Universidad Europea de Madrid, 28093 Madrid, Spain
Interests: urology; urethral reconstruction; stress urinary incontinence
Prof. Dr. Adrian Covic
1. Nephrology Clinic, Dialysis and Renal Transplant Center, "C.I. Parhon" University Hospital, Iasi, Romania
2. University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Gr. T. Popa”, 700115 Iasi, Romania
3. Academy of Romanian Scientists (AOSR), Iasi, Romania
Interests: nephrology; dialysis; atherosclerosis; cardiovascular diseases; blood pressure; endothelial function; arrhythmia
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Dr. Loreto Gesualdo
Dipartimento della Emergenza e Trapianti d´Organo (DETO), Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro, Università di Bari, Bari, Italy
Interests: nephrology; epidemiology; preventive medicine; precision medicine; occupational medicine; environmental medicine; personalized medicine
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Dr. Giuseppe Regolisti
Nephrology Unit, Department of Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma, Via Gramsci 14, I-43100 Parma, Italy
Interests: electrolyte disorders; acid-base disorders; acute kidney injury; secondary hypertension
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Dr. Giuseppe Vezzoli
Nephrology and Dialysis Unit, IRCCS San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, 20132 Milan, Italy
Interests: acid/base and electrolyte disorders; chronic kidney disease; mineral metabolism; nephrolithiasis
Prof. Dr. Giovambattista Capasso
Department of Translational Medical Sciences, University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Naples, Italy
Interests: nephrology; kidney disease; medicine biochemistry; pathophysiology
Prof. Dr. Eva Compérat
Department of Pathology, L’Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Hôpital Tenon, Paris, France
Interests: uropathology; bladder cancer; prostate cancer; kidney cancer penile cancer; testicular cancer
Dr. Marco Roscigno
Department of Urology, ASST Papa Giovanni XXIII, 24127 Bergamo, Italy
Interests: prostate cancer; urologic oncology; endourology; urolithiasis; laparoscopic urology; robotics & minimally invasive urology; urologic neoplasms
Dr. Matthias D. Hofer
Urology San Antonio, San Antonio, TX 78207, USA
Interests: general urology; prosthetics (penile implants); adult circumcision; BPH/enlarged prostate; erectile dysfunction; neurogenic bladder; overactive bladder; penile implants; Peyronie’s disease; premature ejaculation; urethral stricture; urinary incontinence; urinary retention; vasectomy
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Dr. Konstantinos Stylianou
Nephrology Department, Heraklion University Hospital and School of Medicine, University of Crete, Crete, Greece
Interests: clinical nephrology; renal pathology; genetics; electron microscopy
Dr. Alberto Martínez-Castelao
Nephrology department, Bellvitge´s University Hospital, in Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain
Interests: hypertension; insulin resistance; glucose metabolism; clinical endocrinology; dialysis; nephrology; kidney disease; diabetes complications
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Prof. Dr. Bruno Vogt
Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, Inselspital Bern University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
Interests: general nephrology; kidney disease; nephrotic syndrome; hypertension; IgA glomerulonephritis
Prof. Giacomo Garibotto
Univ Genoa, Dept Internal Med, Div Nephrol Dialysis & Transplantat, Viale Benedetto 15,6, I-16132 Genoa, Italy and IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico San Martino, Genoa, Italy
Interests: chronic kidney disease; nutrition; diabetic nephropathy; inflammation; oxidative stress; amino acid and protein metabolism
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Prof. Dr. Lionel Rostaing

Nephrology, Hemodialysis, Apheresis, and Kidney Transplantation Department, University Hospital of Grenoble‐Alpes, 38000 Grenoble, France
Interests: kidney transplantation; ABO incompatible kidney transplantation; immunosuppression/new drugs such as belatacept, iscalimab; kidney transplantation and chronic hepatitis (HCV, HEV); desensitization; kidney transplantation and apheresis; kidney transplantation and viral infections
Dr. Lucia Del Vecchio
Department of Nephrology and Dialysis, ASST Lariana, 22100 Como, Italy
Interests: anemia; chronic kidney disease; glomerulonephritis; diabetic nephropathy hypoxia indicibile factor; iron
Dr. Antonio Bellasi

Department of Research, Innovation, Brand Reputation, Ospedale di Bergamo, ASST Papa Giovanni XXIII, Bergamo, Italy
Interests: CKD-related cardiovascular diseases; acute kidney injury; diabetic nephropathy; direct oral anticoagulants and CKD; CKD-MBD; metabolic acidosis
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Prof. Ithaar H. Derweesh
University of California San Diego School of Medicine, Department of Urology, 3855 Health Sciences Drive,0987, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
Interests: renal cell carcinoma; kidney neoplasms; nephrectomy; partial nephrectomy; chronic kidney disease; survival outcomes; robotic assisted surgery; targeted therapy; immune checkpoint inhibitor therapy; neoadjuvant therapy
Dr. Jonathan Barratt
Renal Research Group, University of Leicester, Leicester LE1 9HN, UK
Interests: glomerulonephritis; renal disease; renal biopsy; renal; nephrology
Prof. Dr. Magdi Yaqoob
William Harvey Research Institute and Barts Health NHS Trust, Department of Renal Medicine and Transplantation, London, UK
Interests: preclinical and clinical diabetic kidney disease mediators of AKI transplant outcomes; transplant immunology; opportunistic infections metabolic syndrome; kidney diseases cardiovascular diseas
Dr. Marco Moschini
1. Univ Vita Salute San Raffaele, San Raffaele Sci Inst, Dept Urol, Urol Res Inst, Milan, Italy
2. Luzerner Kantonsspital, Spitalstrasse, CH-6000 Luzern, Switzerland
Interests: bladder cancer; urothelial cancer; non-muscle invasive bladder cancer; muscle invasive bladder cancer; radical cystectomy; transurethral resection of the bladder
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Prof. Stephen Gluck
Division of Nephrology, University of California San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0532, San Francisco, CA 94143-0532, USA
Interests: acute and chronic kidney disease; electrolyte disorders; kidney stones; outpatient and home dialysis
Prof. Lawrence P. Mcmahon

Eastern Health Clinical School, Monash University, Clayton, VIC, Australia
Interests: FGF2; iron metabolism; anaemia and CKD; sarcopaenia in CKD; mineral bone disease in CKD; Hypertension; CKD progression
Prof. Dr. Michael Stöckle
Department of Urology and Pediatric Urology, Saarland University, Homburg, Germany
Interests: kidney transplantation; live donor kidney transplantation, including robot assisted kidney transplantation; kidney cancer, both clinical and basic; prostatate cancer, both clinical and basic; urothelial cancer, both clinical and basic; penile cancer, both clinical and basic
Prof. Michael D. Stifelman
Department of Urology, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ, USA
Interests: robotic surgery; urologic oncology; renal cell carcinoma; upper urinary tract reconstruction; buccal mucosa ureteroplasty; benign ureteral strictures
Dr. Giacomo Novara
Department of Surgery, Oncology, and Gastroenterology-Urology Clinic, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
Interests: prostate cancer; bladder cancer; kidney cancer; benign prostatic hyperplasia; urinary incontinence; erectile dysfunction
Dr. Andreas Skolarikos

National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Second Department of Urology, Sismanogleio General Hospital, Athens, Greece
Interests: urolithiasis; oncology; laparoscopy; robotic; surgery
Prof. Dr. Fred Saad
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Centre Hospitalier de Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC H2X 3E4, Canada
Interests: prostate cancer; biomarkers; novel therapeutics; castration resistant prostate cancer; GU cancers; metastases prevention
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Dr. Emilio Sacco
Urology Dept., Fondazione Policlinico Universitario “Agostino Gemelli” IRCCS, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Largo Vito 1, 00168 Roma, Italy
Interests: incontinence; overactive bladder; robotic urology; urinary tract infections; interstitial cystitis/chronic pelvic pain
Prof. Dr. Carmine Zoccali
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR) Istituto di Fisiologia Clinica (IFC), Clinical Epidemiology of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, Reggio Cal, Italy
Interests: CKD; ESRD; cardiovascular risk; atherosclerosis; endothelial dysfunction; drugs; treatment; nutrition
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Dr. Juan F. Navarro-González
Division of Research and Nephrology Service, University Hospital Nuestra Señora de Candelaria, 38010 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Interests: chronic kidney disease; diabetic nephropathy; mineral bone metabolism; cardiovascular complications
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Dr. Laetitia Dou
Aix Marseille University, INSERM, INRA, C2VN, 13005 Marseille, France
Interests: uremic toxins; vascular endothelium; chronic kidney disease; cardiovascular disease; thrombosis; aryl hydrocarbon receptor
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Dr. Radica Alicic
Providence Medical Research Center, Providence Health Care, Spokane, WA, USA
Interests: diabetic kidney disease; diabetes management in diabetic kidney disease; diabetes management in hospitalized patients with diabetic kidney disease; sodium glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors (SGLT-2) and chronic kidney disease; glucagon-like peptide receptor agonists (GLP-1 receptor agonists); chronic kidney disease
Dr. Frank Friedersdorff
Department of Urology, Charite University Hospital Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Interests: kidney transplantation; laparoscopic donor nephrectomy; minimal invasive surgery; immunology
Prof. Dr. Oliver Gross
Department of Nephrology and Rheumatology, Universitätsmedizin Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany
Interests: type IV collagen diseases; extracellular matrix diseases; Alport syndrome; nephrology and rheumatology
Dr. Christos Argyropoulos
Department of Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico School of Medicine, 901 University Blvd SE, Suite 150, Albuquerque, NM 87106, USA
Interests: diabetes; diabetic nephropathy; RNA biomarkers; epidemiology; statistics; big data
Dr. Javier Donate-Correa
Research Unit Division, University Hospital Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria, 38010 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Interests: chronic kidney disease; mineral metabolism; cardiovascular disease; diabetes
Dr. Matthieu Legrand
Critical Care and Burn Unit, Paris Diderot University, St-Louis Hospital, Paris, France
Interests: acute kidney injury; pathophysiology; biomarkers; epidemiology; critical care medicine; sepsis
Prof. Dr. Lee Ann MacMillan-Crow
Director of Pharmacology and Toxicology, PhD Programs President of UAMS, Academic Senate University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, USA
Interests: antioxidants; reactive oxygen species; oxidative stress; kidney transplantation; chronic renal failure; acute kidney injury; mitochondria; superoxide dismutase
Dr. Andy K.H. Lim
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1. Department of General Medicine, Monash Health, Clayton, VIC 3168, Australia
2. Department of Medicine, School of Clinical Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, VIC 3168, Australia
Interests: clinical epidemiology; general internal medicine; nephrology; fluid-electrolytes; acute kidney injury; rhabdomyolysis; healthcare quality and safety
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Dr. Madhav C. Menon
Nephrology-Medicine & Recanati/Miller Transplant Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA
Interests: kidney cell biology; fibrosis; immunology; genomics and transcriptomics of transplantation; biomarker
Prof. Dr. San-e Ishikawa
Department of Medicine, Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University, 1-847 Amanuma Omiya, Saitama 330-8503, Japan
Interests: water metabolism and disorder; water retention and edema; hyponatremia; arginine vasopressin; aquaporin water channel; membrane transporters in renal tubules; disorders of posterior pituitary
Prof. Dr. Du Geon Moon
Department of Urology, Korea University Guro Hospital, #80, Guro-dong, Guro-ku, Seoul 152-703, Korea
Interests: sexual function in men and women; men’s health and TRT; nocturia; laser in prostate and endoscopic surgery; regenerative medicine
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Prof. Dr. Giorgina Barbara Piccoli
1. Nephrology, Centre Hospitalier Le Mans, Le Mans, France
2. Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences, ASOU San Luigi, University of Torino, 10043 Orbassano, Italy
Interests: CKD; dietary management and CKD; hemodialysis; tailored dialysis (daily dialysis, incremental dialysis); ethical aspects; long term outcomes; pregnancy and CKD; pregnancy and dietary management in kidney transplantation
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Dr. Richard Coward
Bristol Renal, Translational Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK
Interests: glomerular biology and the molecular biology; podocyte; > proximal tubular cell; diabetes; cystinuria
Dr. Paola Romagnani
Department of Experimental and Biomedical Sciences Mario Serio, University of Florence, Viale Pieraccini 6, Florence, Italy
Interests: acute kidney injury; chronic kidney disease; glomerular disorders; genetic renal diseases; renal progenitors; podocytes; tubular cells
Dr. Xiong Z. Ruan
Centre for Nephrology, University College London, London NW3 2PF, UK
Interests: lipids; fatty acid transporter; inflammation; chronic kidney disease; diabetic kidney disease
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