Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension was launched in 1992. It is part of a successful series of review journals whose unique format is designed to provide a systematic and critical assessment of the literature as presented in the many primary journals. The field of nephrology and hypertension is divided into 12 sections that are each reviewed once a year. Each section is assigned a Section Editor, a leading authority in the area, who identifies the most important topics at that time. Here we are pleased to introduce the Section Editors for this issue.
Sankar D. Navaneethan
Dr Sankar D. Navaneethan received his medical degree from the Madras Medical College in India, MPH degree (epidemiology) from the University of South Carolina, USA, and a MS degree in clinical research from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Following his residency, chief residency and clinical nephrology fellowship at the University of Rochester, New York, USA, he joined the Cleveland Clinic's Department of Nephrology and Hypertension in 2008 as an Associate Staff. He also served as the Vice-Chair for Clinical and Translational Research at the Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic. Currently, he is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas and an Associate Director of the Dan L. Duncan Institute of Clinical and Translational Research, Baylor College of Medicine. His major research interests include: obesity and intentional weight loss in chronic kidney disease (CKD), cardiovascular disease in CKD, health services research and systematic reviews in nephrology. He authored over 170 peer-reviewed publications and is currently involved in multiple clinical studies. He is on the editorial boards of several nephrology journals.
Arohan R. Subramanya
Dr Arohan R. Subramanya received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. He then completed an internship and residency in internal medicine, and clinical and research fellowships in nephrology at Oregon Health and Science University, USA. He undertook additional postdoctoral training in the Department of Physiology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA. In 2009, he moved to the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA, where he is an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Cell Biology.
Dr Subramanya's research program is devoted to understanding how the kidney coordinates tubular sodium and potassium handling in health and disease. His laboratory is currently supported by the NIH and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. He has reviewed manuscripts for numerous journals, including the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, Cell Reports, Nature Communications, and the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences. In addition to editing Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension, Dr Subramanya sits on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Physiology – Renal Physiology and Frontiers in Renal and Epithelial Physiology. He also serves on the steering committee of the American Physiological Society's Epithelial Transport Group, and on the Leadership and Membership Committees of the American Heart Association Kidney Council.