The next ISN World Congress of Nephrology will be held in Hong Kong from May 31 - June 4, 2013. The Congress is hosted by the Hong Kong Society of Nephrology in partnership with the Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology. For more information: www.wcn2013.org •
The most recent ISN World Congress of Nephrology was held in partnership with the Canadian Society of Nephrology (CSN) in Vancouver, Canada on April 8 - 12, 2011. The theme of the event was "sustainability and diversity" with a high-quality program reflecting how renal science and healthcare must be tailored to the unique and diverse needs of patients and clinicians worldwide.
For more information: www.wcn2011.org
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Post-event material is available to download including the two editions of WCN 2011 Congress distributed during the event. You can also read extra contributions from session participants below.
Epithelial amino acid transport - Stefan Bröer, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Dialysis in acute kidney failure - Ravindra L. Mehta, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, USA
Cardiovascular surgery patients with high uric acid levels have a high risk for postoperative AKI - Ahsan Ejaz, Division of Nephrology, Hypertension and Transplantation, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA
Drug nephrotoxicity - Robert Walker, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Hypertension in African Americans - Adebowale Adeyemo, National Human Genome Research Institute, Bethesda, USA
International AKI Registry - Josée Bouchard and Ravindra L. Mehta, Université de Montréal, Canada and University of California, San Diego, USA
Long-term consequences of preeclampsia - Michelle Hladunewich, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center, Toronto, Canada
The LeuT family - Ernest M. Wright, Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles,USA
WCN 2011 Congress News, first edition, Saturday April 9, 2011.
WCN 2011 Congress News, second edition, Monday April 11, 2011.
Roundup of WCN awards 2011
2011 ISN Global Outreach awards
ISN Young Nephrologist Committee awards
ISN’s biennial World Congresses of Nephrology (WCN) are premiere educational events in nephrology that rotate between continents and are organized in collaboration with local and regional nephrology societies. The congress is targeted to the international nephrology community as well as other healthcare professionals involved in multidisciplinary nephrology care; thus enabling professionals from all parts of the world to exchange views on a wide variety of topics affecting nephrology and those suffering from kidney disease around the world.
The main objectives of the World Congresses of Nephrology are to:
By bringing together practicing physicians, academics, scientists, international health authorities and clinical researchers, each Congress offers a unique global forum for a free exchange of science and medical strategy.
Since the Society’ foundation in 1960, 21 World Congresses of Nephrology have successfully been hosted in several countries. Please see the full listing below.
Past ISN World Congresses of Nephrology
(19th International) 4th WCN (with SLANH and SBN)Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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