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.


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The Journal of Nephrology Most Cited Article Award 2018 was awarded to 

Kohan DE, Fioretto P, Johnsson K et al.

The effect of dapagliflozin on renal function in patients with type 2 diabetes.

J Nephrol. 2016 Jun;29(3):391-400 doi: 10.1007/s40620-016-0261-1

 The Award consisting in a Diploma was presented during the Congress of the Italian Society of Nephrology.

The Journal of Nephrology Award 2019 will be given to the article ePublished in the “Journal of Nephrology” in the period April 1st 2016-March 31st 2017 on the basis of the highest number of cites received in the 2 years following ePublication. Data are 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 2019 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.

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