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ASN/ERA/ISN Kidney Ethics Webinar Series: Autonomy in Kidney Care – Ethical and Practical Challenges; October 21 @ 2 p.m. CEST

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN), the European Renal Association (ERA), and the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) are delighted to announce the latest webinar in their joint series on kidney ethics, Autonomy in Kidney Care - Ethical and Practical Challenges. DATE: October 21, 2021 Time: 2 p.m. CEST REGISTER NOW   The webinar will: Explain the concept of autonomy and discuss...

Join us for the ISN Pioneer Award Presentation for North and East Asia at the Annual Conference of Blood Purification Meeting

The 2021 Annual Conference of Blood Purification, hosted by the Chinese Society of Nephrology (CSN), will take place from September 24-26, 2021, in Zhengzhou Henan Province, China. Join the webinar using this link (Meeting ID: 977 5067 9428; Password: 123456). Nan Chen from China will receive the ISN 2021 Pioneer Award for North and East Asia on...

ASN/ERA/ISN Kidney Ethics Webinar Series – Inequalities in Uptake of Kidney Care: An Ethical Challenge – September 29 @ 3 p.m. CEST

The American Society of Nephrology (ASN), the European Renal Association (ERA), and the International Society of Nephrology(ISN) are pleased to announce the second webinar in their joint webinar series on Kidney Ethics. Join Professor Dominique Martin, Professor Raymond Vanholder, and Dr Mehmet Sukru Sever on Inequalities in Uptake of Kidney Care: An Ethical Challenge on September...

Introducing the Second Detlef Schlöndorff ISN Fellow

The ISN is pleased to announce the second Detlef Schlöndorff Fellowship recipient, Ahmad Naseer Kaihan. Ahmad Naseer Kaihan will travel from his home center, the Payem Sehat Hospital in Afghanistan, to the MGM Healthcare Center in India. He will spend 12 months training in clinical nephrology under supervision from Georgi Abraham and then return to his home...

Register for the ISN Frontiers Webinar on Thrombotic Microangiopathies – September 17 @ 2 p.m. CEST

The ISN and the Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research will present: “New Insights into Clinical Management of Complement-mediated Thrombotic Microangiopathies” on September 17, 2021, at 2 p.m. CEST REGISTER NOW The webinar will address: Identifying patients with complement-mediated TMA The impact of genetic and biochemical characterization Treatment recommendations Clinical perspectives of emerging complement inhibitors The webinar supports the ISN Frontiers Meeting “Complement-related...

ISN-KSN Joint Session at KSN 2021

The 41st Annual Meeting of the Korean Society of Nephrology (KSN) took place virtually from September 2-5, 2021. The ISN and the KSN held a joint session at the event: ‘Towards Global Network for Kidney Health Care’ and included the following talks: Past-President Vivek Jha: Introduction of the ISN-GKHA project Jongha Park: Korean Renal Data System (KoRDS)...

First International Home Dialysis Roundtable Meeting Leads to Action Agenda on Home Dialysis

Globally, 10.5 million people have advanced kidney disease, and the number is growing by 5-7% annually. Access to life-saving treatments such as kidney transplants and dialysis, however, is far from universal. Patients dependent on dialysis are more commonly treated in a clinic with in-center hemodialysis (HD) rather than through home HD (HHD) or peritoneal dialysis...

Follow the Live #NephTrials Discussion on Spironolactone and its Impact on Dialysis Patients

Join the latest #NephTrials discussion on September 28, 2021, at 9 p.m. EST. The conversation will focus on Aldosterone bloCkade for Health Improvement EValuation in End-stage Renal Disease (ACHIEVE), which evaluates if spironolactone reduces heart failure and heart-related deaths in dialysis patients. The #NephTrials initiative is an exciting series of conversations combining expertise from the ISN-ACT...

ISN Presents the NIS and Russia Pioneer Award

The VI Congress of Nephrologists of Ukraine will take place in Kiev, Ukraine, on September 23-24, 2021. Jointly organized by the Institute of Nephrology of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, the Ukrainian Association of Nephrologists and Kidney Transplant Specialists, and the National Kidney Fund of Ukraine, one of the plenary sessions will...