The ISN Attends UK Kidney Week to Present on ISN’s Global Work on Kidney Carejbrown
The 2023 edition of UK Kidney Week, the largest UK event for kidney professionals, is underway until June 7.
Yesterday, Nicki Thomas and Liz Lightstone* co-chaired the session “Learning Together With the International Society of Nephrology; How Global Perspectives on CKD Can Inform UK Practice.”
Dr. Gavin Dreyer presented a case study showcasing the positive impact of ISN’s global initiatives, Dr. Dearbhla Kelly focused on the ISN Global Kidney Health Atlas 2023 and global challenges in chronic kidney disease (CKD), and Dr. Robert Kalyesubula outlined models of CKD identification and prevention for different settings**.
The session ended with an abstract presentation from Francesca Maher on an external validation study to evaluate the “Kidney Failure Risk Equation” to predict end-stage kidney disease in South Asian CKD patients.
**Dr. Gavin Dreyer is the chair of the ISN Educational Ambassadors Committee and member of the Core Programs Committee, Dr. Dearbhla Kelly is a member of the ISN Western Europe Regional Board, the ISN-ACT (Advancing Clinical Trials) Network, and the ISN Emerging Leaders Program Cohort 2022, and Robert Kalyesubula is a member of the ISN Africa Regional Board, the ISN-ACT (Advancing Clinical Trials) Network, and the ISN Emerging Leaders Program cohort 2021.