ROLANDO CLAURE DEL GRANADO
Bolívia


Rolando Claure-Del Granado received his medical degree from Universidad del Valle, School of Medicine, Cochabamba-Bolivia in 1999. His postgraduate training included a residency in Internal Medicine and a Fellowship in Nephrology at the Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición “Salvador Zubirán” (U.N.A.M), Mexico. He completed a Research Fellow at the Medicine Department - Division of Nephrology and Hypertension of the University of California San Diego, from 2009 to 2011 through an ISN Fellowship Program grant. Following his fellowship he joined the faculty of Universidad Mayor de San Simon, School of Medicine, Cochabamba - Bolivia; as a Professor of Medicine. He is a Clinical Research Investigator at the Biomedical Research Institute (IIBISMED) and the Director of the AKI clinic and CRRT program of the Nephrology Division of Hospital Obrero No 2 – Caja Nacional de Salud in Cochabamba – Bolivia. He is the past Chair of the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee. He is also the past President of the Bolivian Society of Nephrology and Hypertension. He is a current member at large of the ISN Executive Committee, and he is also member of different ISN initiatives and programs. He is one of the co-directors of the Acute Kidney Injury Committee of the Latin-American Society of Nephrology and Hypertension (SLANH). Dr. Claure-Del Granado’s research interests include extracorporeal therapies for AKI, study of biomarkers in AKI, the epidemiology of AKI, mobile health and the use of social media in nephrology education.