• World Kidney Day (WKD) will be held on Thursday, March 14th, 2024. AJKD celebrates this special day by featuring the WKD logo on the cover and highlighting research across the world in annual special collections. In addition, AJKD Blog has featured WKD-themed blog posts in previous years.   AJKD Blog’s Commentaries Editor, Pascale Khairallah, would like to invite submissions related to next year’s campaign theme: “Kidney Health for All: Advancing equitable access to care and [...]
  • AJKDBlog Interviews Editor Timothy Yau (@Maximal_Change) talked with Wing-Chi Gigi Yeung about her systematic review recently published in AJKD evaluating the effects of vitamin D therapy on mortality, cardiovascular, bone, and kidney outcomes in adults with CKD. Dr Gigi Yeung is a nephrologist at Wollongong Hospital in Sydney, Australia. She is currently doing a PhD at the University of New South Wales on CKD-MBD. AJKDBlog:  Vitamin D has been one of the most studied medications for kidney, [...]
  • Editor’s Note: We asked authors of Original Investigations to provide short plain-language summaries that would briefly summarize what inspired their study, the basic approach taken, what was learned, and why it matters. We hope our readers will find this valuable in helping them keep up with the latest research in the field of nephrology. Highlights from the December 2023 issue: A Predictive Model for Kidney Failure After Nephrectomy for Localized Kidney Cancer: The Kidney Cancer Risk [...]
  • Dr Michelle Tran is a first year general nephrology clinical fellow at University of Virginia. Before that, she pursued her Medical Degree at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine.   Dr. Sarthak Virmani is a transplant nephrologist and an assistant professor of medicine at University of Virginia. His interests include identifying and removing barriers to patient’s access to transplantation care. Follow him @virmani_sar. Of the several strategies adopted by the [...]
  • In 2017, we began recognizing reviewers who have distinguished themselves by consistently providing insightful, detailed, and valuable input to our authors and our editorial team. We continue the tradition this year by inducting six remarkable reviewers into the AJKD Reviewer Hall of Fame. The editors thank and congratulate these reviewers, all of whom shared why they participate in the peer review process below:   Daniel Edmondston, MD @DanEdmonston Duke University Duke Clinical Research [...]

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