Dr. Nina Battelino is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a Consultant at the Department of Nephrology, Pediatric Clinic, University Medical Centre Ljubljana. She received her M.D. in 2002 at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana. In 2011 she finished a residency program in Pediatrics. In 2016 she received her Doctor of Science degree for a study entitled The role of the ultrasound-measured distance between the center of the bladder and the ureteral orifice in the detection of vesicoureteral reflux in children.

She is a member of the International Pediatric Nephrology Association, European Society for Pediatric Nephrology, Slovenian Society of Nephrology, Slovenian Society of Pediatrics, Slovenian Medical Chamber, and International Pediatric Transplant Association.

Her research interests include chronic kidney disease, dialysis, renal transplantation, and renal and urinary tract malformations.

Dr. Battelino’s publication record encompasses 47 scientific articles and book chapters. With 535 citations to date, her current H-index is 12.