NephJC is a nephrology journal club that uses Twitter to discuss the research, guidelines, and editorials that drive nephrology.

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Upcoming Twitter chats:

All scheduled chats are tentative. We may change the schedule depending on the whims of the NephJC work group.

December 11, 12: The power and promise of single-cell transcriptomics of the kidney. This chat will include two papers:

  1. Single-cell transcriptomics of the mouse kidney reveals potential cellular targets of kidney disease

  2. Comparative Analysis and Refinement of Human PSC-Derived Kidney Organoid Differentiation with Single-Cell Transcriptomics

December 18 #AskASN with President Rosenberg

January 8 #AskASN The Future of MOC and Nephrology

January 15, 16 #NephJC not otherwise specified

January 29, 30 #NephJC to be determined

February 5 #AskASN KidneyX

Recent discussions

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The NephJC Twitter Journal Club Primer

The NephJC work group has produced a primer to document some of our thoughts on the practices on running a Twitter Journal Club. We think it is quite good. Take a look.


In the last year, NephJC has injected some statistical muscle into its editorial team (thank you Perry Wilson and Laurie Tomlinson). Then Manasi Bapat volunteered to create some cogent explainers for the various techniques that are routinely described in the methods section most of us skip over as we rush to the results. Here are the recent posts...


The NephJC Book Club

is an annual tradition. Every summer we blog our way through a book of medical interest and have a Twitter-based book club discussion.

2018 Siddhartha Mukherjee's Laws of Medicine, Field Notes from an Uncertain Science

2017 Vanessa Grubb's, Hundreds of Interlaced Fingers.

2016 Eric Topol's, The Patient Will See You Now

2015 Atul Gawande's, Being Mortal


The winners of the third annual NephJC Kidneys

Thanks for voting. On Oct 26th at the #KidneyWk Beach Party we announced the winners in all 5 categories.

See some great pictures from the event here.