Management and Treatment of Lupus Nephritis

A recent AJKD Core Curriculum by Parikh et al provides a review of the current understanding of lupus nephritis epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment.

AJKD’s Social Media Editor, Timothy Yau @Maximal_Change, recorded an interview with Bill Whittier @TWhittier_RUSH and Roger Rodby @NephRodby to discuss more about this subject:

If the embedded player doesn’t work, please click here to watch the video interview.

Special thanks to both of them for agreeing to do the interview!


To view the Parikh Core Curriculum (FREE), please visit

Title: Update on Lupus Nephritis: Core Curriculum 2020
Authors: Samir V. Parikh, Salem Almaani, Sergey Brodsky, and Brad H. Rovin
DOI: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2019.10.017

Immunofluorescence (IF) staining in lupus nephritis. (A-F) IF findings from a patient with LN with a full house pattern. Figure 5 from Parikh et al, AJKD © National Kidney Foundation


Articles in the Core Curriculum aim to give trainees in nephrology a strong knowledge base in core topics in the specialty by providing an overview of the topic and citing key references, including the foundational literature that led to current clinical approaches. 



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