Congratulations to Sanjay Jain, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and renal pathologist Joseph Gaut, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Pathology & Immunology, co-authors of the book Diagnostic Pathology: Kidney Diseases, 2nd Edition, which was just awarded First Prize in the British Medical Associations (BMA) annual Medical Book Awards. The book (Elsevier 2015, ISBN: 9780323377072), edited by Robert Colvin and Anthony Chang is part of the highly regarded Elsevier’s Diagnostic Pathology series.
“I am truly honored to be a part of a great team and leaders who put together the book. We hope this book, with its impressive well-annotated illustrations and concise presentation of key diagnostic and pathophysiologic features of major and rare kidney diseases, will be a useful reference and learning tool,” says Dr. Jain.
The 2nd edition includes over 25 new chapters with updated information in nephrology and nephropathology, especially in the classification of MPGN/complement-related diseases, lupus nephritis, transplant pathology, and newly recognized immunologic and genetic diseases such as ciliopathies, tubulointerstitial nephritis, and glomerulopathies. The Expert Consult eBook version allows one to search all of the text, figures and references from the book on a variety of devices.
Elsevier announced that 32 of its professional and scholarly products were honored at the annual award ceremony at BMA House in London on September 7, 2016. For this year’s competition, publishers submitted more than 600 products; 20 First Prizes and numerous Highly Commended prizes were awarded.