ERKNet

The European Rare Kidney Disease Reference Network

  

ERKNet Reference Center

Institution

Hannover, Hannover Medical School

Center

Department of Pediatric Nephrology, Clinic für Pediatric Nephrology, Hepatology and Metabolic Diseases, Center for Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine

Description

The Department of Pediatric Nephrology is one of the largest service for children's rare kidney diseases in Germany with an encatchment of 5 million population and more than 3000 outpatient contacts and 600 hospitalizations per year. Our multidisciplinary team offers full medical and psychosocial services for children of all ages, including a prenatal consultation clinic. Our group has a special clinical focus on pediatric chronic and end-stage renal disease, treating more than 300 children in the pre-dialysis stage, on dialysis and after kidney transplantation in our state of the art facilities. Also, we provide the full spectrum of acute renal replacement therapies from neonatal to adolescent age, with more than 1000 inpatient treatments per year. The clinical service is complemented by a wide range of research activities, which include genetic and experimental research in a dedicated laboratorIies as well as the coordination of national research consortia. The Hannover group group leads studies in pediatric kidney transplantation, transitional medicine, genetics for CAKUT and cystinosis, cadiovascular disease in CKD, senescence as well as cystinosis and participates in numerous investigator and industry driven clinical trials.

Specialists

Dieter Haffner   (HCP Lead)  [e-mail]
Lars Pape   (HCP Lead)  [e-mail]
Thurid Ahlenstiel   [e-mail]
Imke Hennies   [e-mail]
Martin Kreuzer   [e-mail]
Ruthild Weber   [e-mail]

Disease expertise

» Hereditary glomerulopathies
» Immune glomerulopathies
» Tubulopathies
» Metabolic & stone disorders
» Thrombotic microangiopathies
» AD structural kidney disorders
» Renal malformations
» Obstructive nephropathies
» Pediatric CKD & dialysis
» Pediatric kidney transplantation
» Pediatric kidney transplantation

Task forces

» Molecular Diagnostics
» QoL & Transition
» Guidelines & Pathways

Contact

Kirsten Gerber (administrative coordinator)
E-mail: Gerber.Kirsten@mh-hannover.de
Telephone: 49-511-5323206
Fax: 49-511-53078230

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