JUSTINE BACCHETTA, MD

Justine Bacchetta (MD 2009, PhD 2011) is Professor of Pediatrics in Lyon, France. She is specialized in pediatric nephrology and pediatric diseases of calcium and phosphate metabolism. After a research fellowship at UCLA (Los Angeles, USA), she has four main research topics of interest: bone and mineral disorders associated to chronic kidney disease (CKD-MBD), bone disease in pediatric chronic diseases, bone disease in rare inherited renal diseases (mainly cystinosis and oxalosis), and bone physiology during growth. She has been a council member of the European Society for Paediatric Nephrology (ESPN), and she is currently the Secretary of the French Society of Pediatric Nephrology, the Coordinator of the French Inserm/pediatrics committee, and a board-member of the CKD-MBD working group of the ESPN. She is editor for Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation (pediatric section) and Pediatric Nephrology. She has published more than 140 publications in peer-reviewed journals. She has given 60 invited lectures in international and national conferences, and she received in 2016 the Renee Habib award from the International Pediatric Nephrology Association (IPNA)..

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