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ISN Forefronts Florence – success all round!

This must have been the fourth time that I attended the ISN Forefronts Meeting. Once again, this focused meeting on Stem Cells and Kidney Regeneration thrilled its participants with cutting edge science. Around 180 researchers in the field gathered in Florence to discuss a subject dear to their hearts. World-leading experts in their respective niche...

Time out with the President

We meet recently-elected ISN President Giuseppe Remuzzi as he settles into his new role and runs through his objectives for the next two years. Bringing the South closer “A new gap in capacity has emerged between scientifically proficient developing countries and scientifically lagging developing countries. ISN needs to promote actions to increase the number of post-graduate...

Different challenges, same mission

The ISN Global Outreach (GO) Educational Ambassadors Program now counts 123 “ambassadors” who willingly share their expertise with medical communities across the developing world. María Elvira Martínez from Colombia recently traveled half way around the globe to teach clinical nephrology to doctors and nurses in India. In many countries dialysis is simply unaffordable, so María...

Applications for Fellowship program now open

Thinking of applying for the ISN Fellowship Program, make note of the deadline for applications which has been set for December 15, 2013. ISN Fellowships can take place in various regions of the world depending on your needs, location and area of study. Over recent years, the ISN Fellowship Program has expanded to allow opportunities for...

Latest ISN News out now

The latest edition of ISN News has now been published and will have landed in your mailbox if you are a member of ISN. CLICK HERE to read further. This edition introduces new ISN President Giuseppe Remuzzi, and takes a look back at some of the main highlights of WCN 2013. You can also catch up on...

ISN GO Fellowship Program: results session 2013-2

ISN is happy to announce the outcome of the last call session for the ISN Global Outreach (GO) Fellowship Program. To get the full list of ISN Fellows who will be joining the program, CLICK HERE. Today, 23 candidates have been successfully accepted into the program and will receive ISN funding for their fellowship. There were...

ISN-ANIO India Committee develops a Clinical Renal Pathology Certificate Program

ISN is partnering with ANIO (American Nephrologists of Indian Origin) and other nephrologists of the Indian diaspora to develop projects which will help to create step changes in Indian nephrology through training, education, and capacity building. Recognizing the pressing need for more expertise in renal pathology in India, the ISN-ANIO India Committee’s first project was...

ISN Global Outreach Program deadlines coming up

In the coming months, there are several ISN Global Outreach Program deadlines to watch out for. If you are thinking of applying for the programs listed below, mark you calendar! Sister Renal Center Program application: deadline September 15, 2013 This program enhances the practice of nephrology in the developing world by linking emerging renal units with...