Dr. Ron Gansevoort

Ron Gansevoort, professor of Medicine and nephrologist, works at the Dept. of Nephrology at the University Medical Center Groningen, the Netherlands. He has two lines of research: the epidemiology of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and prevention of renal function loss in patients with heritable polycystic kidney disease (PKD). He heads the Groningen Expertise Centre for PKD. He was/is member of the Steering Committee of several international randomised controlled clinical trials in the field of PKD (TEMPO 3:4, TEMPO 4:4, REPRISE, DIPAK-1, STAGED-PKD), as well as diabetic nephropathy (ARTS-DN, FIDELIO, FIGARO). Prof. Gansevoort is member of the Council of the Dutch and European Societies of Nephrology, associate editor for 5 nephrological journals, published over 500 peer-reviewed papers and supervised over 25 PhD theses.