Dr. Luisa Murer has been the Head of the Paediatric Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplant Unit - Department of Woman’s and Child’s Health - Hospital University of Padova since 2009 and Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist since 1997. She has been the Chief of the National Pediatric Renal Transplant Center since 2010; and the Head of Renal Immunopatology and Molecular Biology Laboratory since 2001.
Luisa has been a representative of Healthcare Provider AOPD Padua for European Rare Kidney Diseases Network (ERKnet) since 2016; and an Adjunct Professor of Residency Program of Pediatrics, Pediatric Surgery and Nephrology since 2001. She has also been the coordinator master of Pediatric Nephrology since 2009 and Tutor in PhD School of Developmental Medicine and Health Planning Sciences since 2006 - University of Padova.
Currently, Luisa is Past President of the Italian Pediatric Nephrology Society (SINePE), Member of ESPN and IPNA (WG of Transplantation, Nephrotic Syndrome, CAKUT), member of Certain Registry, Member of ERA-EDTA, member of Italian Society of Nephrology (SIN) and Italian Society of Organ Transplant (SITO). Her principal scientific research topics include clinical trials and translational research (immunopathology and genetics) on kidney transplant, CAKUT and ciliopathies, hereditary glomerulopathy, TMA, ADPKD, ARPKD. She has published more than 221 publications in "peer reviewed journals", including more than 116 full text articles (H-Index: 30).
Luisa has been a member of the ESCAPE Network since 1998 and has been involved from 2009 on in research in the PodoNet, AregPKD, AdpedKD and Pdbiopsy studies.