Welcome to the latest edition of EMJ Nephrology. This instalment presents a complete review of the incredibly successful ERA-EDTA Congress 2017, which this year was held in Madrid, Spain. Speakers from >100 countries were in attendance to share their knowledge in the form of lectures, presentations, and symposia. Highlighted within this issue are a selection of the most memorable topics covered, including a promising new biomarker of premature vessel ageing in chronic kidney disease patients, and a discussion on the efficacy of home-based exercise to improve outcomes for dialysis patients.
INTERVIEW: KENAR D. JHAVERI