ERKNet Reference Center


SORARE consortium:
Bordeaux, University Hospital


Children´s Hospital - Pediatric nephrology


The Children’s Hospital is part of the University Hospitals of Bordeaux. This is the referral hospital for the region Nouvelle-Aquitaine which is the largest French region and comprises about 6 million inhabitants. The Children’s Hospital includes 225 beds resulting in 30,000 hospital stays, 15,000 surgical interventions, and 60,000 outpatient clinic visits per year. The Pediatric Nephrology unit is part of a Nephrology, Rheumatology and Endocrinology Division of 16 in-patient hospital beds and 4 day-care hospital beds. Our physicians and staff are able to diagnose, treat and care for children with all forms of kidney disease, and provide all modalities of kidney replacement therapy. Our unit is a member of the Southwest France rare kidney disease reference center (SORARE) together with Toulouse, Montpellier and Limoges. Finally, a high standard pediatric Clinical Investigation Center (CIC) with a staff of 20 clinical research coordinators assists and supports over 200 studies in all fields of pediatrics and can serve as a platform for academic and industrial studies within ERKNet research activities.


Senior clinician experts

Jerome Harambat   (Consortium Lead, HCP Lead)   [e-mail]
Lise Allard   [e-mail]
Astrid Gordon-Dubrasquet   [e-mail]
Brigitte Llanas   [e-mail]

Junior clinician experts


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Iona Madden   [e-mail]

Clinical research coordinators

Florence Lucats   [e-mail]
Guillaume Simon   [e-mail]

Disease expertise

» Hereditary glomerulopathies
» Immune glomerulopathies
» Tubulopathies
» Metabolic & stone disorders
» Thrombotic microangiopathies
» AD structural kidney disorders
» Congenital malformations & ciliopathies
» Pediatric CKD & dialysis


Jerome Harambat