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IWG Working Group

Immunonephrology Working Group

IWG Working Group

About us

The Immunonephrology Working Group aims at encouraging research, teaching, communication and education in the field of immune system dysregulation.

IWG area of interest includes: Glomerular, tubular, and vascular immuno-mediated renal diseases; Immune mechanisms in pathogenesis and progression of renal damage; Immune-mediated damage in kidney transplantation.

The Immunonephrology Working Group’s mission is to promote and organise research in the field of Immunonephrology, to foster communication among members with similar research interests, with other Working Groups and Committees of the ERA to collaborate with the organisation of educational activities and to promote scientific networking.

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Join this Working Group

Join this Working Group

Becoming an Ordinary Member of an ERA Working Group is easy and free of charge. Ordinary Members must be ERA Members with a proven interest in the research area covered by the WG.

By joining the IWG Working Group you will receive updates on the Working Group initiatives: e-seminars, CMEs, research projects and networking opportunities.

To become an Ordinary Member and receive the IWG WG Newsletter take a few simple steps:
1. Login with your My ERA account
3. Click on Working Groups
4. Select IWG from the list and click on Submit

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IWG Board

The IWG Board provides strategic direction to the working group. Board members enhance the exchange of expertise and international cooperation.

Andreas Kronbichler

Andreas Kronbichler

Eleni Frangou

Eleni Frangou


Annette Bruchfeld, Sweden

Fernando Caravaca-Fontán, Spain

Jürgen Floege, Germany

Safak Mirioglu, Türkiye

Sarah Moran, Ireland

Stefanie Steiger, Germany

Kate Stevens, United Kingdom

Onno Teng, The Netherlands

Events organised by IWG

IWG CME Course “Advances in Glomerular Diseases“ in collaboration with Mayo Clinic and the Turkish Society of Nephrology
May 6-7, 2023, Istanbul, Türkiye
CME course videos are available here

IWG CME Course 2020 in collaboration with Mayo Clinic and the Hellenic Society of Nephrology “Athens Winter School in Nephrology – Focus in Glomerular Diseases” 
February 27-29, 2020, Athens, Greece

IWG CME Course 2018 organised jointly by YNP, IWG, WGIKD, Ethics Committee and ERKNet “How to become your local expert in Nephrogenetics”
October 8-9, 2018, Belgrade, Serbia