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Join ISN today so you can experience and support ISN activities that help improve the lives of people living with kidney disease worldwide. By taking part in capacity-building programs, you can share what you know with local communities and enhance your expertise and skills.


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GKHA thumb1The new global report highlights silent epidemic of kidney disease and neglect of treatment and prevention in all countries. 
An estimated 1 in 10 people worldwide have chronic kidney disease.
Find the report HERE.



Kidney International


KIKidney International (KI) is ISN's official journal, one of the most cited journals in nephrology and widely regarded as the world's premier journal on the development and consequences of kidney disease. KI is peer-reviewed and publishes original research in both basic science and clinical medicine covering renal physiology, biochemistry, pathology, immunology, morphology and more. It aims to inform the renal researcher and the practicing nephrologist on all aspects of renal studies, including basic and clinical research, emerging therapeutics, and novel diagnosis.


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The ISN Corporate Members are invited to join the ISN Corporate Members Committee. This committee consists of high level representatives from prominent companies active in the field of nephrology. The objective of the Corporate Members Committee, as a consultative committee of the ISN, is to assist the Society in achieving its mission and in a wider sense to promote the knowledge and understanding of the role of the kidney in disease and health, as well as increase awareness about kidney disease and promote collaborations with other relevant specialties or stakeholders.


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Industry representatives, organizations and individuals alike lend their support so we can  build more capacity in training and research around the world. It is this ability to support high quality education and care initiatives that will help us improve outcomes of patients living with kidney disease around the globe.

Are you interested in sponsoring? Contact Wessel Nieuwenweg, ISN Strategic Relationships Director at

ISN Academy

Following in the footsteps of ISN Education, the ISN Academy is a new and interactive e-learning platform and app providing equal access to the latest knowledge in nephrology, where and when you need it. With up-to-date and interactive resources, it opens doors to a unique mix of presentations, cases, articles, webinars, guidelines and more.

CLICK HERE to try the ISN Academy for yourself.

Watch the features of this innovative online e-learning platform and download the app.

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Welcome to the International Society of Nephrology

Since its foundation in 1960, the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) has pursued the worldwide advancement of education, science and patient care in nephrology.

The Society represents a wide international network and provides an efficient platform for timely scientific exchange, debate and dissemination between healthcare professionals around the world. It is also dedicated to addressing the disparity between the developing and developed worlds in the research, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of kidney disease.

The ISN has over 9500 professional members from more than 155 countries. In addition, it closely collaborates with over 90 national and regional nephrology societies worldwide, representing about 30,000 professionals. 

The ISN continues to develop and consolidate several programs, initiatives and partnerships that will help to further deliver on its two overarching goals: reducing the incidence and impact of kidney disease worldwide, and making the society a leading international organization for all issues related to the science and practice of nephrology.
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ISN News 59 V6 1

ISN News is the official quarterly newsletter of ISN with round-ups of the latest happenings within the Society

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The official journal of the ISN and widely regarded as the world's premier journal on the development and consequences of kidney disease


KI reports

This new publication has reached the 50-published research article threshold. It has also been officially added to Elsevier’s list of journals.


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