About this Research Topic
The Research Topic solicits brief, forward-looking contributions from the editorial board members that describe the state of the art, outlining, recent developments and major accomplishments that have been achieved and that need to occur to move the field forward. Authors are encouraged to identify the greatest challenges in the sub-disciplines, and how to address those challenges. These include novel insights into basic mechanisms of age-related changes in kidney function and structure, geriatric syndromes and frailty in chronic kidney disease (CKD), genetic and epigenetic factors influencing the propensity of individuals to develop CKD and the manifestations of the end-stage renal disease syndrome.
The goal of this special edition Research Topic is to shed light on the progress made in the past decade in the Nephrology field and on its future challenges to provide a thorough overview of the status of the art of the Nephrology field. This article collection will inspire, inform and provide direction and guidance to researchers in the field.
Keywords: Nephrology, chronic kidney diseases, new advances, kideny function, renal diseases
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