Department of Medicine (DIMED) University of Padova, Department of Nephrology Dialysis and Transplantation, International Renal Research Institute of Vicenza (IRRIV), San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy
Claudio Ronco is Full Professor of Nephrology at the University of Padova, Italy. He is also director of the Department of Nephrology and the International Renal Research Institute(IRRIV) of San Bortolo Hospital, Vicenza, Italy.
He graduated in 1976 and specialised in nephrology at the University of Padua in 1979.
He has been Director of the Laboratory of the RRI and Beth Israel MC in New York and professor of Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is external professor at the University of Virginia of Charlottesville and the University Fudan and Jaotong of Shanghai. He received the Honorary degree at the University of Patras.He authored 1394 papers, 85 books and 155 book chapters and delivered more than 850 lectures at international meetings. His H-index is 121. He is Editor-in-Chief of Blood Purification, Contributions to Nephrology, Cardiorenal Medicine and Editor emeritus of the International Journal of Artificial Organs. He has received several international awards. He is considered the pioneer in many areas of nephrology including peritoneal dialysis, critical care nephrology, CRRT, cardiorenal syndromes and wearable dialysis technology. He invented the first CRRT machine for neonates CARPEDIEM (Cardio Renal Pediatric Dialysis Emergency Machine)