The European Medical Journal Editorial Board is composed of internationally renowned health experts, academics and clinicians. Regular contact with board members ensures that all comments, guidance and suggestions are received and handled appropriately.

Editor-in-Chief: Prof Norbert Lameire

Emeritus Professor of Medicine and Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium; Past Chairman of the European Kidney Health Alliance (EKHA).

Dr Sanjay Agarwal

Professor and Head, Department of Nephrology, All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi, India; Chair, Global Burden of Disease(India)-CKD Expert Group; Council Member, International Society of Nephrology (ISN) and Indian Society of Organ Transplantation (ISOT); Chief Adviser, National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO) Website & Convener National Organ & Tissue Transplant Registry (NOTTR); President, Institute Kidney Foundation Delhi, India; Member, ISN-American Nephrologists of Indian Origin (ANIO) Committee; Hon. Secretary, Indian Academy of Nephrology; Editor-in-Chief, Indian Journal of Nephrology; Commonwealth Fellow UK (Manchester).

Dr Ziyad Al-Aly

Washington University in Saint Louis; VA St. Louis Health Care System, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

Dr Matthew Bailey

Postgraduate Director, Centre for Cardiovascular Science (CVS), University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

Prof Sebastjan Bevc

Department of Nephrology, Clinic for Internal Medicine, University Clinical Centre and Faculty of Medicine, University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia.

Prof Adrian Covic

Professor of Nephrology and Internal Medicine, Department of Nephrology, Internal Medicine and Pharmacy, University of Medicine “Gr. T. Popa”, Iasi, Romania; President, Romanian Society of Nephrology (2013-present).

Dr Kathryn Garner

Bristol Renal, School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK.

Prof David. J Goldsmith

Consultant Nephrologist, Renal and Transplantation Department, and Clinical Director of the South London Clinical Research Network, Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust; Professor, Cardiovascular and Cell Sciences Institute, St George’s University of London, London, UK; Past Congress President, The European Renal Association – European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA) Congress, London, UK (2015).

Dr Juliette Hadchouel

INSERM UMRS 1155, Hôpital Tenon, Paris, France.

Dr William Herrington

Senior Research Fellow, Clinical Trial Service Unit & Epidemiological Studies Unit (CTSU), University of Oxford; Honorary Consultant Nephrologist, Oxford Kidney Unit, Oxford University Hospitals, Oxford, UK.

Prof Wolfgang Jelkmann

Director, Institute of Physiology, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany; Editor, ‘Pathophysiology and Pharmacology of Erythropoietin’, and ‘Erythropoietin: Molecular Biology and Clinical Use’.

Prof Vivekanand Jha

Executive Director, The George Institute for Global Health, New Delhi and Hyderabad, India; Professor of Nephrology and James Martin Fellow, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.

Prof Marian Klinger

Head, Department of Nephrology and Transplantation Medicine, Medical University, Wrocław, Poland; Former Council Member, ERA-EDTA (2011-2013); Chief Nephrology Consultant for Poland (2011-2016); Past President, International  Society on Uremia Research and Toxicity (ISURT).

Dr Helen Liapis

Professor of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri; Former Senior Consultant, Arkana Laboratories, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA.

Prof Djalila Mekahli

Pediatric Nephrologist, Pediatric Nephrology and Organ Transplantation, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospitals Leuven; Laboratory of Pediatrics, Department of Development and Regeneration, Katholieke Universiteit (KU) Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.

Prof Maarten Naesens

Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Faculty of Medicine, KU Leuven; Clinical Director, Nephrology and Kidney Transplantation, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium.

Prof Donal J. O’Donoghue

Consultant Renal Physician, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Salford; Professor of Renal Medicine. University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.

Prof Harun Ur Rashid

Professor, Nephrology and Chief Consultant, Kidney Foundation Hospital and Research Institute, Dhaka, Bangladesh; Founder and President, Kidney Foundation and the Society of Organ Transplant, Bangladesh.

Dr Thomas Ryzlewicz

Senior Consultant Nephrologist, ViaMedia Dialysis Centre, Riesa, Germany; WBR Holiday Kidney Centre, Lana, Italy.

Prof Adalbert Schiller

Head of Department of Nephrology, Victor Babes University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timișoara, Romania.

Prof Vladimir Tesar

Professor of Medicine and Head of Department, Nephrology, First Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and the General University Hospital, Prague, Czech Republic.

Prof Nicholas Topley

Professor Emeritus, Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK.

Dr Angela Y.M. Wang

Associate Consultant, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong.