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The ISN presents awards that acknowledge exceptional contributions to nephrology at the World Congress of Nephrology (WCN) and at regional events. Nominations are now open for awards and prizes that will be presented in 2019. Take the opportunity to honor those who are truly advancing renal care worldwide! Candidates do not need to be an ISN member. However, self-nominations will not be accepted and members of the ISN Executive Committee are not eligible for nomination.

All nominations and supporting materials are to be sent via email to Jo-Ann Donner at Nomination information is available on each award and prize page.

Nomination deadline July 31, 2018:

  • Jean Hamburger Award recognizes exceptional research in nephrology with a clinical emphasis
  • Alfred Newton Richards Award rewards outstanding basic research in fields relevant to nephrology
  • Roscoe R. Robinson Award acknowledges outstanding achievements in the field of education in nephrology and medicine
  • Bywaters Award recognizes outstanding contributions to the understanding of Acute Kidney Injury and honors the recipient for lifetime achievement in this field
  • Pioneer Awards recognize individuals who have made outstanding and sustained contributions to the establishment and/or development of nephrology in their own country or region

Nomination deadline September 14, 2018:

If you have any nomination questions, please contact Jo-Ann Donner at

Additional Lectures and Awards

  • Names Lectures are presented at the biennial World Congresses of Nephrology
  • Honorary Membership is conferred upon individuals who have made contributions of exceptional merit to ISN

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