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The Alfred Newton Richards Award recognizes outstanding basic research in fields relevant to nephrology. The award was established in memory of Alfred Newton Richards, who developed renal tubule micropuncture in his laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania where he served as chairman of pharmacology for over three decades.

Nomination requirements, deadline July 31, 2018:

  • Your details: complete name, ISN membership number, and country
  • Nominee details: complete name (as listed in publications) and country
  • Support statement: explain why the nominee should receive the award (maximum 300 words)
  • Curriculum vitae of the nominee: 2-page maximum
  • Letter(s) of support: optional (no more than three)

All nominations and supporting materials are to be sent via email to Jo-Ann Donner at

The winner of the 2019 Alfred Newton Richards Award will be selected by the ISN Awards Committee, chaired by the ISN President.

  Recipients of the A.N. Richards Awards    
2017 Friedhelm Hildebrandt    
2015 Barry Brenner    
2013 Susan Quaggin    
2011 Terry Strom    
2009 Heini Murer    
2007 Richard Lifton    
2005 Steven Hebert Bernard Rossier  
2003 Marilyn Farquhar    
2001 Eberhard Fromter Floyd Rector  
1999 Isidore Edelman Hans Ussing  
1997 Alexander Leaf Klaus Thureau  
1995 Maurice Burg Francois Morel  
1993 Gerhard Giebisch    
1990 Carl Gottschalk Karl Ullrich Heinz Wirz
1987 Robert Berliner    


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