IWG Working Group
Immunonephrology Working Group
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.
Join this working group
Being an ordinary member of the IWG Working Group means being part of a network which facilitates exchanges of ideas on basic science research and new treatment protocols.
Becoming an ordinary member of the IWG Working Group is free of charge and easy to do within your personal My ERA. Ordinary members must be ERA members and persons with a proven interest in the research area covered by the WG.
By joining the IWG Working Group you will receive periodic newsletters with updates on the Working Group initiatives: e-seminars, CMEs, research projects and networking opportunities.
Prophylactic and early outpatient treatment of COVID-19 in patients with kidney disease: considerations from the Immunonephrology Working Group of the European Renal Association (ERA-IWG)
Perspective on COVID-19 vaccination in patients with immune-mediated kidney diseases: consensus statements from ERA-IWG and EUVAS
The management of lupus nephritis as proposed by EULAR/ERA 2019 versus KDIGO 2021
Recommendations for the use of COVID-19 vaccines in patients with immune-mediated kidney diseases
The switch from proteasome to immunoproteasome is increased in circulating cells of patients with fast progressive immunoglobulin A nephropathy and associated with defective CD46 expression
Recommendations for the management of patients with immune-mediated kidney disease during the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 pandemic
The IWG Board provides strategic direction to the working group. Board members enhance the exchange of expertise and international cooperation.
Hans Joachim Anders
Gema Maria Fernandez Juarez, Spain
Juergen Floege, Germany
Eleni Frangou, Cyprus
Dimitrios Goumenos, Greece
Andreas Kronbichler, United Kingdom
Kate Stevens, United Kingdom
Kultigin Turkmen, Turkey
Cees Van Kooten, The Netherlands
Events organised by IWG
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