Author - Reema Parmar

The WCN’23 Sessions I Don’t Want to Miss as a Clinical Researcher

As a young nephrologist interested in clinical research, the World Congress of Nephrology 2023 in Bangkok really appeals. It promises to be a professionally rewarding experience with some very interesting sessions in store. I'm looking forward to both the scientific program and connecting with other researchers – all in an exciting, exotic location! Biomarkers are predicted...

The Patient Perspective, Emergency Preparedness, Home Dialysis and Green Nephrology: Attend the Professor Donal O’Donoghue Global Kidney Policy Forum 2023

The "Professor Donal O'Donoghue, Global Kidney Policy Forum: Focus on Oceania and South East Asia" will be held on March 30 from 8 a.m. to 12.10 p.m. local time at the World Congress of Nephrology 2023.   The meeting brings together decision-makers and stakeholders, including WHO representatives, patients, and internationally renowned nephrologists. Discover the complete Global...

From PhD to Driving a PD-first Policy in Thailand – Spotlight on WCN’23 Plenary Speaker Yot Teerawattananon

Yot Teerawattananon will present "Dispelling the Myths of Providing Dialysis in Low- and Middle-income Countries" at WCN'23 at 5 p.m. ICT on Thursday, March 30. We talked to Yot Teerawattananon about his role in developing a public health assessment program in Thailand and asked him for a sneak preview of his congress talk and its...

Back in Person, Back in Action: ISN President Agnes B. Fogo on a Productive Year at ISN and a Promising Start to 2023

Dear ISN community,  It has been a truly rewarding year at the helm of ISN activities. As COVID-19-related restrictions gradually declined in most countries, it was a joy to welcome delegates onsite and virtually at WCN'22 in Malaysia - the country's first international event of the year.   In-person events continued to gain momentum throughout the year...

ISN Advocacy Newsletter – Bridging the Gaps – December 2022

Bringing Global Kidney Health to the Forefront: ISN Advocacy Update on WHO collaborations; WKD; Dialysis Roundtable; Patient Advocacy, and More Welcome members and allies to Bridging the Gaps, the ISN’s quarterly update on how we advocate and collaborate with patients and partners to address the global burden of kidney disease. I am writing to you at...

Contribute to the Advancement of Kidney Health Worldwide. Support the ISN Mission

Every year, the ISN supports hundreds of professionals from around the globe with grant opportunities that give access to education, training, and partnerships to help improve kidney care and reduce the impact of kidney disease worldwide. This would not be possible without the support of our global kidney health community. Here are some ways individuals like...

Announcing the Winners of the ISN 2023 Awards: Excellence in Kidney Care and Research

Please join us in congratulating the ISN 2023 Award winners: Professor Carol Pollock - the Alfred Newton Richards Award The Alfred Newton Richards Award recognizes outstanding basic research in kidney-related fields. This year’s winner, Professor Carol Pollock, is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia. She comments, "I am incredibly honored...

ISN Members Exclusive! Complete the Kidney Stone Course and Claim Your CME Credit – Available Now at the ISN Academy

Now available: 1 CME credit with the completion of the Kidney Stone Course for ISN members Kidney stones are a common condition, which causes significant morbidity for patients, has a high recurrence rate, and can lead to unfavourable outcomes like chronic kidney disease. To prevent stone recurrence and associated complications, it is essential to recognize underlying metabolic...

ISN Advocacy Newsletter – Bridging the Gaps – September 2022

Bringing Global Kidney Health to the Forefront: ISN Advocacy Update on WHO collaborations; WKD; Dialysis Roundtable; Patient Advocacy, and More Welcome members and allies to Bridging the Gaps, the ISN’s quarterly update on how we advocate and collaborate with patients and partners to address the global burden of kidney disease. While kidney disease's mortality rate continues...