Nephrology News Flash

Nephrology News Flash is the official ERA-EDTA E-Newsletter  -  No 202, May 2020

Editor in Chief: María José Soler Romeo
Editorial Secretariat and Newsletter Design: Francesca Trebelli
ERA-EDTA Headquarters - Via XXIV Maggio, 38 - 43123 Parma - Italy

Young doctors

Special Virtual Congress Fees for Students and Trainees

ERA-EDTA is strongly committed to improving the education and training of young nephrologists. For this reason, special Virtual Congress fees are available for students and trainees.

Students up to 28 years of age may take part in the 2020 ERA-EDTA Virtual Congress free of charge!

Students/trainees between 29 and 35 years of age may take advantage of a special reduced fee.

Register now!

At the upcoming 57th ERA-EDTA Virtual Congress, the following ERA-EDTA Awardees will be announced during the Welcome Ceremony on June 6, 2020

ERA-EDTA Award for Outstanding Clinical Contributions to Nephrology: Kitty J. Jager (the Netherlands)

ERA-EDTA Award for Outstanding Basic Science Contributions to Nephrology: Paola Romagnani (Italy)

ERA-EDTA Award for Research Excellence: Alberto Ortiz Arduan (Spain)

ERA-EDTA Stanley Shaldon Award for Young Investigators: Martin de Borst (the Netherlands)

Visit the Awards 2020 Webpage

Alexion received CHMP Positive Opinion for ULTOMIRIS® (ravulizumab)

On May 1st, Alexion received CHMP Positive Opinion for ULTOMIRIS® (ravulizumab) in Atypical Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (aHUS), an ultra-rare disease that can cause progressive injury to vital organs, mainly kidneys, via damage to the endothelium. EC decision is anticipated in June 2020.
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Virtual Exhibition

Do you want to receive updates on the latest developments in technology and therapy?

Visit the Virtual Exhibition during the 2020 ERA-EDTA Virtual Congress! You can click on a booth to access it and, once in the booth, you can communicate with experts in the field, collect information, download videos or PDFs, and interact with booth representatives through live video chats.

View all info and watch the Virtual Exhibition Video

Visit AstraZeneca Virtual Booth

You are kindly invited to visit AstraZeneca exhibition virtual booth and have the freedom to view materials related to Hyperkalaemia and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and AstraZeneca medicines.

Intended for healthcare professionals.
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Candidates 2020

Voting for the 2020 ERA-EDTA Council Election is open now!

ERA-EDTA Full active members are strongly encouraged to participate in this election by voting online.


Read the rules and candidates' information
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