Journal of Nephrology is a bimonthly journal that considers publication of peer reviewed original manuscripts dealing with both clinical and laboratory investigations of relevance to the broad fields of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation. It is the Official Journal of the Italian Society of Nephrology (SIN).

Please note that the back content of the Journal of Nephrology prior to 2014, is not available on SpringerLink. The society hosts the back files on their own Website: content is freely available.

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Why publish with us

  • As the official journal of the Italian Society of Nephrology (SIN), we publish peer reviewed original manuscripts dealing with clinical investigations of relevance to the broad fields of nephrology, dialysis and transplantation.
  • With a rapidly rising impact factor, we welcome submissions of original research manuscripts, comprehensive reviews, case reports, position papers, and guidelines.
  • We provide high levels of author satisfaction, with 96% of our published authors reporting that they would definitely or probably publish with us again.

Journal information

Main Editor
  • Giorgina Piccoli
Publishing model
Hybrid (Transformative Journal). Learn about publishing Open Access with us

Journal metrics

3.902 (2020)
Impact factor
3.667 (2020)
Five year impact factor
22 days
Submission to first decision
97 days
Submission to acceptance
236,268 (2020)

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Journal updates

  • Most cited paper award

    The Journal of Nephrology Most Cited Article Award 2019  was awarded to Johan Vande Walle, Yahsou Delmas,Gianluigi Ardissino Jimmy Wang John F. Kincaid, Herman Haller, Improved renal recovery in patients with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome following rapid initiation of eculizumab treatment J Nephrol (2017) 30: 127

  • Obstetric Nephrology: a topical collection

    The Topical Collection “Obstetric Nephrology” collects papers dedicated to obstetric nephrology, in an attempt to contribute to the development of this field, with the specific aim of offering practical insights and critical contributions capable of helping clinicians in the management of these “exceptional exceptions”.

    Read and submit your own research!

  • Home haemodialysis: a topical collection

    Home haemodialysis is the phoenix of dialysis treatments, as beautiful and elusive as the mythological creature whose ability to rise from its own ashes it shares ...

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