Regional Board Activities

“International Comparison, East vs. West”: The ISN-JSN-APSN Joint Session at the 17th International Symposium on IgA Nephropathy

The latest findings on the pathogenesis and treatment of IgAN will be presented and discussed at the 17th International Symposium on IgA Nephropathy in Tokyo, Japan, from September 27-30, 2023. The ISN, the Japanese Society of Nephrology (JSN), and the Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology (APSN) will hold a joint session, "International Comparison, East...

ISN President Delivers Talk on Treating Diabetic Kidney Disease at the 13th Oriental Nephrology Conference

The 13th Oriental Nephrology Conference, organized by the Shanghai Society of Nephrology, will be held from September 22-24, 2023, in Shanghai. ISN President Masaomi Nangaku will deliver the talk, "Current and Future Treatment Against Diabetic Kidney Disease," on September 23 during the international plenary session from 3:30 to 6 p.m. China Standard Time (convert to...

Fanfare and a Gavel Behind the Iron Curtain! A Window to the World Congress in 1963 From Ivan Rychlik

A window to the past Nephrology has evolved immensely over the past six decades, and the World Congress of Nephrology (WCN) has adapted and grown in response. What was the second edition of the WCN like? The ISN caught up with Professor Rychlik, Fellow of the ISN and vice president of the Czech Society of Nephrology,...

ISN President on Oxygen Biology and Telenephrology at the College of Nephrologists of Mexico’s National Congress

The College of Nephrologists of Mexico's 56th National Congress of Nephrology will take place in a hybrid format from September 13-16, 2023, in Villahermosa, Tabasco, Mexico. The congress is organized by the College of Nephrologists of Mexico, the Mexican Society of Transplantation, the Mexican Society of Pediatrics, and SLANH. ISN President Masaomi Nangaku will deliver...

Moving Kidney Care Forward in the Asia Pacific Region – the ISN Renews Its Partnership With the APSN

The ISN is pleased to announce it has formally renewed its ongoing partnership with the Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology (APSN).Since 2013, the ISN and APSN have shared a highly productive and enduring alliance, collaborating on many initiatives, including ISN Fellowships, ISN Sister Centers, 0by25 and Kidney Care Networks, World Congresses, and other events. The...

Irma Tchokhonelidze to Receive the ISN NIS and Russia Pioneer Award at Upcoming Regional Meeting on Cadaveric Transplantation in Georgia

The Kidney and Solid Organ Transplantation Advancement Strategy: Roadmap for Transition from Living Donation to Cadaveric Transplantation conference will take place from September 13-14, 2023, in Tbilisi, Georgia. It is the first joint conference of the South Caucasian countries Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan. The ISN will present Irma Tchokhonelidze (Georgia) with the ISN 2023 Pioneer...

Webinar: An Update on Initiatives to Advance Kidney Health in First Nations Peoples of Australia/Aotearoa NZ

OSEA Regional Board Kidney diseases impact Indigenous Peoples at a young age, while treatments are often delayed, or not delivered according to best practice. Inequities in care quality are due to the ongoing impacts of colonisation, racism, marginalisation, leading to poorer healthcare delivery. These factors directly impact delivery of preventative care, timely referral to secondary services,...

Learn From the International Kidney Care Community – Watch an ISN Webinar on Overcoming Kidney Care Challenges in the North America and Caribbean Region

A panel of experts* presented different strategies and initiatives that have been used to help overcome challenges in kidney care in the North America and Caribbean (NAC) region. Watch "Kidney Disease in the Caribbean: Lessons from Successes and Paths to New Discoveries" here. Learn from your colleagues in the NAC region to further kidney care where...