Dr Aude Servais, Nephrology and Transplantation, Necker hospital, APHP, Paris, France

Dr Aude Servais, MD, PhD, is a senior nephrologist at the Department of Adult Nephrology, at Necker Hospital, Paris Descartes University, in France. She received her medical degree from the Paris Descartes University where she specialized in Nephrology in 2004. She performed her PhD studies and defended her PhD thesis in Physiology and physiopathology at Paris VI University in 2010. She is a referent in adult nephrology in the Reference Centre for child and adult hereditary renal diseases (MARHEA)  and  in the Reference Centre for Inherited Metabolic Disorders, at Necker hospital. She is vice chair of the board of the ERA-EDTA Working Group on Inherited Kidney Diseases. Her research interests include the management of cystinosis in adolescents and adults, genetics of focal segmental glomerulonephritis and Alport syndrome, and C3 glomerulonephritis. Dr Servais is also the Principal investigator  of the European Cystinosis Cohort, founded by RaDiCo, French Rare Disease Cohorts (RaDiCo-ECYSCO), which aims to generate data that will contribute towards clinical studies, epidemiology of cystinosis, and improvement of care. She has authored more than 100 research articles in peer-reviewed journals.