Editorial issue 286

These first 2 papers of this 286th issue of NDT-E were very recently accepted in the Journal of Clinical Investigation (JCI). In the first one, M Morigi et al., from the Bergamo group, show that “Sirtuin 3-dependent mitochondrial dynamic improvements protect against acute kidney injury”. In the second one, VG Gainullin et al. demonstrate that “Polycystin-1 maturation requires polycystin-2 in a dose-dependent manner”.

The 3 other papers are recent ones from NDT. A.Tong et al review” A painful inheritance-patient perspectives on living with polycystic kidney disease: thematic synthesis of qualitative research”. Next, GC Chan and SC Tang   review “Diabetic nephropathy: landmark clinical trials and tribulations”. Finally, L. Zhang et al. provide an overview devoted to “Focus on peritoneal dialysis training: working to decrease peritonitis rates”.


CME lectures  

The 4 CME lectures for this issue cover a broad range of topics.


Pr Rafael Kramann (Boston, USA) discusses “Novel tools to understand and diagnose fibrotic disease”. Next, Dr Biswanath Basu (Kolkata, India) presents on “Efficacy & safety of Mycophenolate Mofetil vs. Levamisole in children with idiopathic nephrotic syndrome: result of a randomized clinical trial.” Then, Dr Shruti Dave (Ahmedabad, India) presents on” Mesenchymal stem cells induced in vitro generation of regulatory T-cells: a cell-based therapy to promote transplantation tolerance.”


Finally, Pr Miklos Zsolt Molnar (Budapest, Hungary) discusses the ERA-EDTA Young Nephrologists Platform (YNP) activities and future plans.


Enjoy NDT-Edu!

Prof. Michel Jadoul
Editor-in-Chief NDT-Educational