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Clinical Research Program Grant winners announced

The ISN Clinical Research Program Committee is pleased to announce the results of the ISN Clinical Research Program’s second round of applications in 2015.

These grants help implement research projects to detect and manage non-communicable chronic diseases such as Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), hypertension, diabetes and cardiovascular disease in low-to-middle income countries, involving local nephrologists, health workers and authorities.

After evaluating the 27 applications that were received, ISN is happy to fund four of them.

  • “Epidemiology of Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) at Intensive Care Units (ICUS) in Alexandria Teaching Hospitals,” Dr. Samar Abd ElHafeez (Egypt)
  • “Validation of eGFR in South Africans,” Dr. June Fabian (South Africa)
  • “AKI Epidemiology in South East Asia,” Dr. Nattachai Srisawat (Thailand)
  • “Study on the long term renal outcome of pediatric patients admitted in pediatric intensive care unit and post cardiac surgery,” Dr. Sidharth Sethi (India)

The successful application entitled “AKI Epidemiology in South East Asia,” Dr. Nattachai Srisawat (Thailand) and organized in the Asia Pacific region is co-funded by the Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology (APSN ).

The next round of applications for the ISN Clinical Research Program will open on February 1,  2016, and close on May 1, 2016. 
CLICK HERE for more information about the ISN Clinical Research Program.

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