About the Authors

Ali S. Khashan

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Methodology, Project administration, Writing – original draft

a.khashan@ucc.ie (ASK); Karolina.kublickiene@ki.se (KK)

Affiliations School of Public Health, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, The Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT), University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

Marie Evans

Roles Conceptualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Renal Medicine, Department of Clinical intervention, Science and Technology (CLINTEC), Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Marius Kublickas

Roles Conceptualization, Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University hospital Stockholm, Sweden

Fergus P. McCarthy

Roles Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations The Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research (INFANT), University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, Division of Women’s Health, Women’s Health Academic Centre KHP, St. Thomas’ Hospital, London, United Kingdom

Louise C. Kenny

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Peter Stenvinkel

Roles Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Renal Medicine, Department of Clinical intervention, Science and Technology (CLINTEC), Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Tony Fitzgerald

Roles Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations School of Public Health, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, Department of Statistics, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

Karolina Kublickiene

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Writing – review & editing

a.khashan@ucc.ie (ASK); Karolina.kublickiene@ki.se (KK)

Affiliation Renal Medicine, Department of Clinical intervention, Science and Technology (CLINTEC), Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Competing Interests

I have read the journal’s policy and the authors of this manuscript have the following competing interests: ME has participated in an advisory board meeting (Astellas) and has received payment for lectures by Astellas in the field of renal anemia. LCK is a minority shareholder in Metabolomic Diagnostics, a company which has licenced IP pertaining to the early pregnancy prediction of biomarkers to predict pre-eclampsia. LCK has also given talks about pre-eclampsia at symposia sponsored by Roche and Alere.