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Six Years of Collaboration on ISN-TTS-STC Program Help Transforms Kidney Transplant Facilities in India

Thanks to generous and dedicated support from the Bambino Gesu Children's Hospital in Italy, the St. John's Medical College and Hospital in India has now graduated from the ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Centers (STC) Program after completing a fulfilling six-year journey. The long-term goals of the collaboration were to optimize transplant outcomes and develop a sustainable...

ISN Committees and Working Groups: New Chairs Begin Their Terms

The ISN is pleased to welcome several incoming committee and working group chairs to their new roles, which officially began at WCN'22. The ISN congratulates all ISN members appointed to these roles and looks forward to working together productively alongside them toward advancing kidney care worldwide. ISN-ACT (Advancing Clinical Trials) Committee  Chair Meg Jardine (Australia) Twitter: @jardine_meg Deputy Chair Deputy Chair (Canada) Twitter: @adeeralevin CPC...

How Technology and Communication are Transforming Kidney Care: Read the Paper on eHealth in the BMJ

"Global Status of Infrastructure and Opportunities for eHealth: Implications for Kidney Care Delivery in Low Income and Lower-middle Income Countries" has been published in the BMJ. Read the paper here. The paper describes the status of eHealth services and infrastructures across the ten ISN regions, using data from the World Health Organization's (WHO) third global survey...

Apply to the ISN Educational Ambassadors Program to Develop Better Kidney Care in Your Healthcare Center

Does your center need expert guidance to improve its kidney health care services? The ISN welcomes applications to the Educational Ambassadors (EA) Program. We can connect you with an expert to develop and deliver relevant training tailored to your center's needs. If you're already in contact with an expert, you can submit a joint application. Virtual and hybrid training programs are...

Join ISN Past President at the 42nd Annual Convention of the Philippine Society of Nephrology

The Philippine Society of Nephrology (PSN) hosts its 42nd Annual Convention, ‘Soaring to New Heights,’ from April 25-30, 2022. This entirely virtual convention brings together the world’s leading experts in kidney care as they present the latest updates in treating kidney disease patients. ISN Past President Vivekanand Jha will deliver the talk, ‘COVID-19 and the Kidneys:...

Joint Statement from ASN, ERA, and ISN: Global Kidney Organizations Appeal for Kidney Health for All War Victims

Thursday, March 10, 2022 As we observe World Kidney Day 2022 and recognize all the incredible advances in our field, we must pause and remember members of the kidney community in war-torn countries. This year’s World Kidney Day theme, “Kidney Health for All,” underscores harsh inequities that currently exist around the world. Global attention is...

Reducing Clotting in Patients with COVID-19

Watch to the talk on Academy Andrew Allegretti, MD MSc Director of Critical Care Nephrology, Division of Nephrology, Massachusetts General Hospital Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School Ignacio: Good morning and welcome to our series of interviews from the International Society of Nephrology with experts and authors of articles relevant to nephrology and COVID 19. My...

Acute PD during COVID-19 experience in an academic medical center in New York.

Watch to the talk on Academy This interview has been redacted for clarity and brevity. Ladan Golestaneh, M.D., M.S. Professor, Department of Medicine (Nephrology) Albert Einstein College of Medicine Ignacio P: Welcome to this ISN meeting, podcasts and interviews. My name is Ignacio and one of the second-year nephrology fellows at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Mass General...