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This series of articles focuses on global humanitarian challenges in nephrology that contribute to widespread disparities in kidney health, including issues related to social injustices and environmental protection. These articles explore areas of progress and highlight where innovation in research and policy are most needed to tackle health inequity.
This collection of research, review and comment from Nature Research celebrates the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine awarded to Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice "for the discovery of hepatitis C virus".
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This focus issue highlights some of the innovative dialysis strategies under development that have potential to transform the field with benefits in terms of patient outcomes, access to therapy and environmental sustainability.
In this article series, Nature Reviews Nephrology presents articles that explore the tools and techniques that are improving our understanding of renal development, physiology and disease mechanisms as well as contributing to advances in the screening, diagnosis and management of kidney diseases.
The global prevalence of hypertension is increasing owing to factors including population ageing and obesity. This series of articles aims to explore basic, clinical and translational aspects of hypertension, including the epidemiology, pathogenesis, patient management and novel therapeutic strategies.
This series of articles aims to explore all aspects of nephrogenetics, from the genetics of monogenic diseases to complex traits and the interpretation and application of genetic and genomic data to improve patient outcomes.
To mark World Kidney Day 2019, we present a special collection of Reviews and Commentaries that describe the global burden of kidney disease, contributing risk factors, disparities in outcomes and approaches to increase access to therapy.