III Pamplona Nephrology Update 2022


Alfonso Ortiz

Hospital Univ. Fund. Jiménez Díaz (Madrid)


Prof. Alberto Ortiz is Chief of Nephrology at the Health Research Institute of the Jiménez Díaz Foundation (IIS-FJD UAM), Madrid, Spain and Professor of Medicine at the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM). He is Secretary of the European REnal and CArdiovascular Medicine (EURECA-m) working group of the European Renal Association – European Dialysis and Transplant Association, a member of European Uremic Toxins (EUTox), coordinator of the Spanish Renal Research Network (RETIC REDINREN), editorial board member at the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, Editor-in-Chief for Clinical Kidney Journal, ERA-EDTA and Spanish Society of Nephrology (SEN) Council Member and Innovation Coordinator at IIS-FJD.

Prof. Ortiz studied medicine at the Autonomous University of Madrid, specialised in nephrology at the Jiménez Díaz Foundation and was a post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA (1992–1994) before returning to the Jiménez Díaz Foundation as Senior Researcher and later as Staff Nephrologist. His current h-index ISI-WOK is 51. His research interests include the pathogenesis and treatment of acute kidney injury, diabetic nephropathy, proteinuric chronic kidney disease, vascular injury in kidney disease and Fabry disease.