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Pierre Ronco, M.D.
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Pierre Ronco is an Emeritus Professor of Nephrology at Sorbonne Université. He received his PhD in Immunology from University Paris 7 and his MD from the Medical Faculty Saint-Antoine affiliated to Sorbonne Université. He has devoted most of his career to the care of patients with glomerular disease and the identification of the pathophysiological mechanisms involved as Head of the Renal Division (1995-2018) and Director of the INSERM Kidney Research Unit (1998-2018) at the Tenon Hospital in Paris.
Pierre Ronco’s major contributions to clinical science, renal immunopathology and rare kidney diseases, resulted in over 500 research publications, including in the New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet, Science, the Journal of Experimental Medicine, the Journal of Cell Biology and the major journals of Nephrology, as well as 30 chapters in textbooks.
He has been awarded international prizes and honors including the Jean Hamburger award (International Society of Nephrology), the prize for outstanding basic research from ERA-EDTA ; he is an ERA distinguished fellow, and Doctor Honoris Causa of the Louvain Catholic University. He is a member of the Academia Europeae, the French Academy of Medicine, the Royal Academy of Medicine (Belgium) and the Institut Universitaire de France.
He served as President of the Francophone Society of Nephrology and of the 49th ERA-EDTA congress in Paris (2012). He chaired or co-chaired the Scientific Programme Committee of 4 World Congresses of Nephrology (Madrid, Milan, Cape Town, Mexico). He is currently serving as the Editor in Chief of Kidney International since January 1st, 2018.
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