Thierry Lobbedez is a staff nephrologists at the Nephrology Department of the University Hospital of Caen recognized in France for his Peritoneal Dialysis Programme. After his Nephrology training he was recruited to the Nephrology Department of the University of Caen. Thereafter he was a clinical fellow in Toronto under Dimitrios Oreopoulos. Upon returning to Caen, he became an active member of the French Peritoneal Dialysis Registry. His field of interest is the integration of PD in the different options used to treat end stage renal disease. Currently he is in charge with the PD Programme at the Hospital of Caen where he has a Professor position.