Kidney Research and Clinical Practice

Kidney Research and Clinical Practice (formerly The Korean Journal of Nephrology; ISSN 1975-9460, launched in 1982), the official journal of the Korean Society of Nephrology, is an international, peer-reviewed, open access (free submission and free access) journal published in English. Its ISO abbreviation is Kidney Res Clin Pract.

To provide a venue for dissemination of knowledge and discussion of topics related to basic renal science and clinical practice, the journal considers articles on all aspects of clinical nephrology and hypertension, as well as related molecular genetics, anatomy, pathology, physiology, pharmacology, and immunology. In particular, the journal focuses on translational renal research that helps bridge laboratory discovery with the diagnosis and treatment of human kidney disease.

Topics covered include basic science with possible clinical applicability and papers on the pathophysiological basis of disease processes of the kidney. Article types considered for publication include original research, reviews on current topics of interest, and case reports. Accepted manuscripts are granted free online open-access immediately after publication, which permits its users to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of its articles, thus facilitating access to a broad readership. Circulation number of print copies is 1,500.

The journal is indexed in SCOPUS, ScienceDirect, DOI/Crossref, PubMed Central (PMC), Google Scholar, KoMCI, KoreaMed, and CAS. We are supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies (KOFST) Grant funded by the Korean Government, and also by the Korean Research Foundation of Internal Medicine (KRFIM) Grant.

Editor-in-Chief Gheun-Ho Kim



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  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISSN: 2211-9132