Ryszard Grenda

Scientific degree: MD professor

Scientific position:  professor

Department: Department of Nephrology, Kidney Transplantation & Hypertension

OrcID No: 0000-0002-6814-6589


  • since 2000 is the head of  Department of Nephrology, Kidney Transplantation & Hypertension
  • chairman of Scientific Board of Children’s Memorial Health Institute for 14 years
  • twice elected as President of Polish Pediatric Nephrology Association.  He has served as a chairman of the scientific committee of ESPN (European  Society of Paediatric Nephrology) congress in Portugal, 2014.
  • currenty – vice-chairman of the National Board of Transplantation (Poland).
  • contributed to several research projects, including EU ESCAPE Trial, projects driven by international CERTAIN platform and several Europan RCTs in pediatric renal transplantation
  • published over 340  peer- reviewed papers (129 indexed in PubMed) and contributed to more than 40 book chapter
  • co-editor of great Pediatrics (manual; Polish; ed. 2013 and 2018)

 Qualifications and trainings:

  • graduated in nephrology, pediatric nephrology, clinical transplantology and pediatrics
  • other medical/research skills: extracorporeal therapy (of all kind); co-editor in several scientific journals

Research interests:

  • research and clinical work mainly devoted to renal transplantation, immunosuppression in transplantation and renal diseases, renal replacement therapy and ethical issues in nephrology


e-mai: r.grenda@ipczd.pl