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Kidney Research and Clinical Practice (KRCP; 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 journal published in English. Its ISO abbreviation is Kidney Res Clin Pract.

The journal considers articles on all aspects of nephrology and hypertension as well as molecular genetics, anatomy, pathology, physiology, pharmacology, and immunology related to kidney disease. In particular, the journal focuses on translational renal research that helps bridging laboratory discovery with the diagnosis and treatment of human kidney disease. The journal publishes the topics covered basic science with possible clinical applicability and the papers on the pathophysiological basis of the kidney disease. Original studies from areas of diagnostic and interventional nephrology or dialysis access are also welcomed. Major article types considered for publication include original research and reviews on current topics of interest.

To provide an efficient venue for dissemination of knowledge and discussion of topics related to basic research, translational study and clinical practice in nephrology, the journal offers online only open access, in which all published articles are free for everyone to read and download.

The journal is currently indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE), Scopus, ScienceDirect, PubMed, PubMed Central (PMC), Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), DOI/Crossref, Google Scholar, KoMCI, KoreaMed, ScienceCentral, CAS, Current Content Clinical Medicine and Essential Science Indicators.

This journal was supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies Grant funded by the Korean Government (Ministry of Education).

Kidney Research
Clinical Practice

Print ISSN: 2211-9132
Online ISSN: 2211-9140

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