Advancing excellence in laboratory medicine for better healthcare worldwide

Committee on Kidney Disease - (C-KD)


Name Position Country Term Time in Office
F. Alcantara Chair BR 2nd 2019 01 - 2021 12
P. Datta Member US 1st 2017 05 - 2019 12
A. Grubb Member SE 1st 2017 05 - 2019 12
M. Mussap Member IT 1st 2017 05 - 2019 12
V. Radišić Biljak Member HR 1st 2017 05 - 2019 12
T. Wada Member JP 1st 2017 05 - 2019 12
J. H. Eckfeldt WASPaLM Nominee US


To promote, support and co-ordinate international activities related to laboratory testing in Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).


  1. Obtain information on the current state of co-ordinated national and international activity in the area of pathology testing in CKD.
  2. Assess current best practice in CKD-related testing.
  3. Assess best practice for implementation of best practice for CKD-related testing.
  4. Provide assistance where required for member organisations and others in planning and implementing CKD testing policies and guidelines.
  5. Identify other relevant areas of laboratory related issues in CKD.


  1. A report on the current status of guidelines on CKD pathology testing.
  2. A review of the items covered in CKD pathology testing guidelines.
  3. A review of best practice processes for implementing change in CKD-related pathology testing.
  4. An assessment of areas of likely relevant future activity in CKD testing.


The Committee is accountable to the EMD EC through the Chair.

List of Corresponding Members, nominated by National Societies

Name Full and Affiliate Member Societies
Jorge Ricardo Alegre Confederación Unificada Bioquímica de la Republica Argentina (CUBRA)
Jaroslav Racek Czech Society of Clinical Biochemistry (CSKB)
Jean-Paul Cristol Société Française de Biologie Clinique (SFBC)
Carsten Gnewuch Deutsche Gesellschaft für Klinische Chemie und Laboratoriumsmedizin e.V. (DGKL)
Pradeep Naik Association of Clinical Biochemists of India (ACBI)
Shanthi Naidu Kamatham Association of Medical Biochemists of India (AMBI)
Maria Fitzgibbon Association of Clinical Biochemists in Ireland (ACBI)
Maria Stella Graziani Italian Society of Clinical Chemistry and Clinical Molecular Biology (SIBioC)
Rajesh Kumar Gupta Nepal Association for Medical Laboratory Science (NAMLS)
Tewogbade Adedeji Association of Clinical Chemists Nigeria (ACCN)
Kristin Moberg Aakre Norwegian Society of Medical Biochemistry(NSMB)
Isabel Cachapuz Sociedade Portuguesa de Química Clínica (SPML)
Tatjana Cvetkovic Society of Medical Biochemists of Serbia (DMBS)
Jaya George South African Association of Clinical Biochemistry (SAACB)
Deepani Siriwardhana Association for Clinical Biochemistry, Sri Lanka
Lamis Beshir Sudanese Society of Clinical Biology
Dogan Yucel Turkish Biochemical Society (TBS)
Stella Raymondo Asociación Bioquímica Uruguaya (ABU)

List of Corresponding Members, nominated by Corporate Members

Name Corporate Members
Stefano Favero ABBOTT Laboratories
Paul Sibley  SIEMENS Healthcare

List of Addresses


Section Chief at Central Laboratory Division
Clinical Pathology Department
Clinical Hospital
University of Sao Paulo Medical School (HCFMUSP).
Av Eneas de Carvalho Aguiar, 255 Bloco 4, 2o Andar
Sao Paulo 05403-000


Dr Pradip DATTA
Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics
700 GBC Drive, Newark, DE 19702
United States
Phone (302) 631-7644.

Dr. Anders GRUBB
Department of Clinical Chemistry and Pharmacology,
Institute of Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital,
Lund University,
221 85 Lund - Sweden

Dr Michele MUSSAP
Laboratory Medicine
IRCCS AOU S. Martino-IST University-Hospital
Genoa - Italy

Department of Medical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine
University Hospital Merkur,
Zagreb - Croatia

Prof. Takashi WADA
Department of Nephrology and Laboratory Medicine
Kanazawa University

WASPaLM Nominee

Dept. Lab. Med. and Pathology, MMC 609
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