OA Nephrology is a multidisciplinary open access 'peer reviewed' journal that publishes basic and clinical research concerning all aspects of renal medicine including:

Epidemiology      Screening      Diagnosis

Treatment      Biomedicine      Immunology


OA Nephrology is committed to publishing high quality 'peer reviewed' manuscripts that illustrate the most important and 'cutting edge' developments in all areas of nephrology.


OA Nephrology aims to:

Promote academic dialogue by facilitating international exchange and stimulating fair debate.

Further advance the discipline by the detailed step by step illustration of procedures or management.

Highlight significant advances in the field.

Provide a focus for research and development.

Challenge pre-conceived and untested ideas within the subject.

Revisit old controversies with new insights.

Educate and promote good practice and disseminate the latest experimental and practical techniques.

Encourage ethical research and transparency in publication by adhering to the Association for Medical Ethics (AME) Ethical Rules of Disclosure.

Provide a forum for exciting findings in the field of renal medical research and encompasses basic, translational, and clinical research in all renal-related disciplines, with a particular focus on minimally invasive procedures.

Bring together knowledge from the different specialties involved in this very broad discipline, from the bench to the bedside and in practice.


OA Nephrology is devoted to the rapid dissemination of original works on principles, development, and applications within nephrology.


The wide scope of the journal reflects the broad and rapidly expanding nature of the field of nephrology.

ISSN 2053-0293