Dr. Zoccali’s research interests cover hypertension, cardiovascular complications in CKD, renal disease progression and the epidemiology of renal diseases. He has contributed over 800 PubMed indexed publications in peer reviewed journals and as of December 16th 2021 he has an Hirsh Index (Google Scholar) of 111. Dr Zoccali is Editor Emeritus of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation (2011-2017) and he is active editorial board member of CJASN, Am J Kidney Diseases, Hypertension, J Hypertension, European J Clin Investigation, J Clinical Medicine, Clinical Nephrology and other internal medicine and nephrology journals.
Dr. Zoccali has been the President of the European Renal Association – European Dialysis and Transplant Association (ERA-EDTA) for the June 7th 2017- June 8th triennium. He chaired the Registry of Dialysis and Transplantation of the same association from 2003 until May 2009 and was President of the Italian Society of Nephrology (2007-2008). A member to 10 national and international societies of Nephrology and Hypertension, he received international awards by the American Kidney Foundation, the Richard Yu award by the Hong Kong Society of Nephrology and the Borelli Foundation and a honoris causa doctorate by the University of Oviedo (Spain) , Patras (Greece) and Thessaloniki (Greece). Dr. Zoccali is Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology (FASN) and of the ERA-EDTA (FERA) and of the American Kidney Foundation (FNKF) and honorary Member of the Spanish Society of Nephrology and the Polish Society of Nephrology.