Welcome to the 2016 edition of EMJ Nephrology, which provides extensive coverage of research and developments across the field of nephrology. The journal features an in-depth review of the 53rd European Renal Association – European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA) Congress recently held in Vienna, Austria. The congress played host to a wide range of insightful talks exploring topics of great importance to nephrologists. This included the growing role of genetics in treatment and management strategies, concerns surrounding approaches to dialysis in kidney disease, and the long-term risks for kidney donors.
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