Inflammation and Inflammatory Mediators in Kidney Disease

The American Journal of Physiology - Renal Physiology is seeking manuscripts related to inflammation and inflammatory mediators in the kidney.  There is increasing evidence that immune cells and related cytokines are critical in the pathophysiology of numerous renal disorders and diseases.  Submitted papers should address the role of inflammation in kidney physiology in health and disease.      

Authors should indicate in their letter to the editor and in the online submission form under “Manuscript Type” that the submitted manuscript is in response to a Special Call for Papers.  Accepted manuscripts will be published under a distinct heading and will receive special attention and handling.  If you currently have a manuscript on this topic that has already been submitted and would like it to be included in this Special Call, please contact Dr. Darwin Bell, Editor-in-Chief via e-mail at

Deadline for Submission: December 31, 2017