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To create a world without kidney diseases, the ASN Alliance for Kidney Health elevates care by educating and informing, driving breakthroughs and innovation, and advocating for policies that create transformative changes in kidney medicine throughout the world.

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Introducing: Kidney360

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Kidney360 is the new addition to the ASN portfolio of journals. It is a global, peer-reviewed, open access, online only, general kidney journal that publishes scientifically rigorous basic, translational, clinical, epidemiologic, health policy, population science, and global health kidney research. Kidney360 also publishes educational papers that review various cutting edge clinical and research topics of interest to the readership. State of the art review papers include diverse topics such as ethical issues, public health policy, onco-nephrology, palliative care, nephrology around the globe, and other 'hot topics' in nephrology. Many of these and other topics are covered in special series, pro/con debates, guest editorials, perspective pieces, and other formats. Kidney360 content represents the full spectrum of high-quality work conducted worldwide in nephrology.

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  • May JASN

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    The Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN) is the leading kidney journal in the world. JASN has been published monthly since July 1990. JASN represents an outstanding synthesis of cutting-edge basic research, clinical epidemiology, clinical research, meta-analysis, relevant editorials, perspectives and timely and important reviews. Editorials are written to distill and elucidate the key findings of the parent article. JASN also encourages submission of Letters to the Editor about recently published articles. Similarly, the reviews are invariably erudite and comprehensive in their coverage of a given field. The overall content and tone of JASN represent scholarship in basic and clinical research of exceptional merit and luster. JASN peer-review and publication processes are handled expeditiously. Authors receive decisions within 21 days after submission and manuscripts are typically published online within four weeks of acceptance. JASN has an acceptance rate of 13% and is circulated to nearly 15,375 individuals and institutions worldwide. JASN deposits published research articles in PubMed Central within 12 months of publication, which satisfies the NIH Public Access Policy and other similar funding agency requirements.

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  • May CJASN

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    CJASN aims to cement the journal as the leading voice in communicating and influencing advances in clinical nephrology by (1) rapidly and effectively communicating the most important advances in clinical and translational research in nephrology, including innovations in research methods and care delivery; (2) putting these advances in context for future research directions and patient care; and (3) becoming an important voice on every issue that potentially affects the clinical practice of nephrology, particularly in the United States. Original manuscript topic areas include: Acid/Base and Electrolyte Disorders; Acute Kidney Injury and ICU Nephrology; Chronic Kidney Disease; Clinical Nephrology; Cystic Kidney Disease; Diabetes and the Kidney; Genetics; Geriatric and Palliative Nephrology; Glomerular and Tubulointerstitial Diseases; Hypertension; Maintenance Dialysis; Mineral Metabolism; Nephrolithiasis; and Transplantation.

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  • May Kidney News

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    Kidney News is your source for information in the kidney world. From workforce trends to scientific advances, the monthly newsmagazine covers news of widespread interest to the kidney community. Look here for how changes in research funding, clinical practice, and the politics of health care will affect your work. Our goal is to pinpoint emerging trends in industry, medicine, and training that will impact practitioners in all avenues of kidney health and disease and to provide more commentary and speculation than a scientific journal can allow.

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Online Publications

ASN produces several online publications, including the Kidney Week Abstract Supplement to JASN, key press releases, and In The Loop, a daily email news briefing tailored to the needs of nephrologists.

Mobile Apps & Sites

ASN mobile apps & sites allow you to keep up to date with the latest research on your device. The Kidney News app is avaialble for iOS and Android. JASN and CJASN are available as mobile-friendly sites.

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