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New ISN-Alder Hey Paediatric Nephrology Fellowship: Call for Participants

ISN is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Alder Hey Children's Hospital in Liverpool, United Kingdom, supporting one long-term Fellowship per year to train in pediatric nephrology. The collaboration seeks to contribute to the development of renal care in low and middle-income countries. To start with, candidates will need to establish a training plan with...

Honoring the past, welcoming the future: ISN 60th anniversary

The celebratory activities to mark ISN’s 60th anniversary in 2020 have been launched. Throughout 2020, ISN will highlight past accomplishments, current projects, and future aspirations in its mission to advance kidney health worldwide. Some of the activities taking place in our 60th year are: a series of articles, “Milestones in Nephrology”, published in ISN journal Kidney International, highlighting 60 groundbreaking papers that...

Educational Ambassador lectures on the nutritional management of CKD in Lima

As part of the Educational Ambassadors Program (EAP), the ISN supported Jaime Uribarri, from Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, to spend one week in May 2019 as ISN Educational Ambassador to train staff at the Hospital Nacional Guillermo Almenara in Lima, Peru. The aim of the training was to increase knowledge about the nutritional management...

Launch of ISN-Swiss-Cameroon Program

The International Society of Nephrology (ISN), the Swiss Society of Nephrology (SSN), and the Cameroon Society of Nephrology (CASONEPH), launched a new partnership earlier this year to establish a joint program of the ISN, Yaoundé 1 University, and Geneva University. Dr James Tataw and Professor Patrick Saudan, from Geneva University, reported a successful start to the...

ISN Scientific Writing Course held in India

The 2019 ISN Scientific Writing Course (SWC) was held from Sep 30 to Oct 2 in Delhi, India. This event, supported by the Indian Society of Nephrology, was delivered to nephrologists from Nepal, Bangladesh, India, Ethiopia, Uganda and Kenya, to enhance their scientific writing skills. Faculty at the three-day course included international and local experts in the...

Support the Detlef Schlöndorff Fellowship Fund

The ISN is pleased to announce that it will be naming an ISN Fellowship in honor of Detlef Schlöndorff, MD, who died in October 2019. Detlef Schlöndorff was a prolific renal investigator for over five decades and active in multiple leadership roles within the ISN, including as editor in chief of the Kidney International (KI)....

ISN ACADEMY HOSTS HYDRATION FOR HEALTH’S ONLINE COURSES

Water is a forgotten nutrient. The ISN Academy is hosting Hydration For Health’s online courses. Hydration for Health is an initiative by Danone Nutricia Research which aims at raising public awareness on healthy hydration and encourage sustainable healthy hydration habits by sharing scientific research, educational materials, and practical tools. The first course, “Hydration Basics”, focuses on basic knowledge of...

ISN’s 60th Anniversary Celebrations start with Kidney International

ISN is pleased to announce a monthly series, “Milestones in Nephrology”, from the editorial team of Kidney International (KI). Through the course of 2020, this series will highlight 60 historical papers of importance to the nephrology community from the early days of KI. Every month in 2020, five groundbreaking KI papers will be republished, discussed...