Instituto Giannina Gaslini

Department of Nephrology, dialysis and transplantation
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The Department

The G.Gaslini Institute is a research institute that is part of the Italian IRCCS network (Istituti di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico), dedicated to clinical and translational research. The U.O.D. Nefrologia, Dialisi e Trapianto includes 15 beds for recovery and counts >900 inpatient admissions, >4000 outpatient visits, approximately 12 transplantations and about 50 patients on dialysis (including acute renal failure) per year. The team includes specialized medical and nurse personnel and covers all aspects of pediatric nephrology, it also has particular expertise in the diagnosis, treatment and care of nephrotic syndrome and congenital anomalies and immune glomerular disease. The scientific activities are supported by a research laboratory dedicated to the study of renal diseases in children.

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The Team

Dr. GianMarco Ghiggeri

Dipartimento di Scienze Pediatriche Generali e Specialistiche
U.O.C. Nefrologia, dialisi e trapianto

Dr. Francesca Lugani

MD PhD, Pediatrician, Geneticist

Dr. Giorgio Piaggio

MD, Nephrologist, Pediatrician

Instituto Giannina Gaslini is involved in the following projects of the ESCAPE Network: