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Clinical Kidney Journal (CKJ)

An Academic Journal of the ERA-EDTA

As of January 2012 NDT Plus officially became Clinical Kidney Journal (CKJ).

Clinical Kidney Journal (ckj), an official journal of the ERA-EDTA (European Renal Association-European Dialysis and Transplant Association),is a fully open access, online only journal publishing bimonthly. The journal is an essential educational and training resource integrating clinical, translational and educational research into clinical practice. ckj aims to contribute to a translational research culture among nephrologists and kidney pathologists that helps close the gap between basic researchers and practicing clinicians and promote sorely needed innovation in the Nephrology field. All research articles in this journal have undergone peer review.


Fees waived for articles published in ckj in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019

There will be no charge to authors for open access publication in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019, with the exception of those who must publish under a CC-BY licence in order to comply with finding body mandates. 

ckj publishes the following types of article: 

• Original Articles 

• ckj Reviews 

• Editorial Comments 

• Exceptional Case Reports 

ckj may consider publication of high-quality, peer reviewed supplements. Please contact in the first instance. 

ckj only accepts online submission. Please visit Manuscript Central. You will also find more complete submission instructions at this site.


Alberto Ortiz
IIS-Fundacion Jimenez Diaz,
School of Medicine,
Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
Av Reyes Catolicos 2
28040 Madrid

Editors Emeriti
N. Lameire, Belgium
A. Meyrier, France

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