About the Authors

Suetonia C. Palmer
Department of Medicine, University of Otago Christchurch, Christchurch, New Zealand

Ionut Nistor, Adrian Covic
Department of Nephrology, “Gr. T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Iasi, Romania

Jonathan C. Craig, Giovanni F. M. Strippoli
School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Fabio Pellegrini, Giovanni F. M. Strippoli
Consorzio Mario Negri Sud, Santa Maria Imbaro, Italy

Fabio Pellegrini
Scientific Institute Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo, Italy

Piergiorgio Messa
Dialysis and Renal Transplant Unit, Department of Nephrology, Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy

Marcello Tonelli
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Giovanni F. M. Strippoli
Diaverum Scientific Medical Office, Lund, Sweden

Corresponding Author

strippoli@negrisud.it

Competing Interests

MT holds research grants from Amgen, which manufactures cinacalcet. AC received speaker honoraria from Amgen and Abbott, and is a member of the European Renal Best Practices Board. The remaining authors declare that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SP JC GS. Performed the experiments: SP IN PM GS. Analyzed the data: SP IN JC FP MT AC GS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FP. Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: SP JC GS. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: IN JC FP PM MT AC GS. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: SP IN JC FP PM MT AC GS. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: SP IN JC FP PM MT AC GS.