Awards

Support Excellence in Kidney Care: Nominate for the ISN 2025 Awards!

Agnes Fogo presenting Charles Alpers with the 2023 Roscoe R. Robinson Award at WCN’23 It’s time to nominate friends and colleagues whose work deserves international recognition. If you are an ISN member, you can support global excellence in kidney care by submitting a nomination for an ISN Award! Please send all nominations, supporting materials, questions, or...

Adewale Akinsola to Receive the ISN Africa Pioneer Award at NANCONF 2024

The Scientific Conference and Annual General Meeting of the Nigerian Association of Nephrology (NANCONF) will take place February 18-22, 2024, in Abeokuta, Nigeria. The meeting provides a fitting occasion to present the ISN 2023 Pioneer Award for the ISN Africa region to Adewale Akinsola from Nigeria. ISN President Masaomi Nangaku will highlight ISN activities and regional...

The ISN to Honor Merle Clarke With the North America and Caribbean Pioneer Award at Annual Caribbean International Conference

The 16th Annual Caribbean International Conference on Nephrology and Hypertension will take place in a hybrid format on January 27, 2024, in Mona, Jamaica. The meeting provides a fitting occasion to present the ISN 2023 Pioneer Award for the ISN North America and the Caribbean region to Merle L. Clarke from Saint Lucia. Dr. Clarke commented,...

Excellence in Kidney Care and Research: Discover the Winners of the ISN 2024 Awards  

Please join us in congratulating the ISN 2024 Award winners: Adeera Levin – the Jean Hamburger Award Motoko Yanagita – the Bywaters Award Michael Caplan – the Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize Find out more about the winners and their outstanding work below. The recipients will be recognized at the ISN World Congress of Nephrology 2024, from April 13-16,...

2023 KI-ISN Early-Career Researcher Award – Apply Now! Extended Deadline: December 22, 2023

Best Basic/Translational and Clinical Science publications in Kidney International® - KI-ISN Early-Career Researcher Award Kidney International® and the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) acknowledge the contribution made by our early-career researchers (ECR) across the globe. We would like to recognize their efforts by selecting the four best original research papers published in Kidney International® (2 basic/translational and...

The ISN Presents Its South Asia Pioneer Award to Mohan Rajapurkar at the Annual Indian Society of Nephrology Conference

The 53rd Annual Conference of the Indian Society of Nephrology (ISNCON 2023) will take place from December 14-17, 2023, in Kolkata, India, supported by the ISN Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program. The conference provides a fitting occasion to present the ISN 2023 Pioneer Award for the ISN South Asia region to Mohan M. Rajapurkar from...

Irma Tchokhonelidze to Receive the ISN NIS and Russia Pioneer Award at Upcoming Regional Meeting on Cadaveric Transplantation in Georgia

The Kidney and Solid Organ Transplantation Advancement Strategy: Roadmap for Transition from Living Donation to Cadaveric Transplantation conference will take place from September 13-14, 2023, in Tbilisi, Georgia. It is the first joint conference of the South Caucasian countries Armenia, Georgia and Azerbaijan. The ISN will present Irma Tchokhonelidze (Georgia) with the ISN 2023 Pioneer...

Honor Those Making Outstanding Contributions to Kidney Care: Send Your ISN Award Nominations by August 31

Last year, Professor Terry Watnick won the Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize for Advancement in the Understanding of Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD). Professor Watnick was involved in developing the first genetic test for autosomal dominant PKD and helped make important discoveries about PKD's genetic basis. The deadline for nominating a deserving colleague for their work in...

Family, Friends and Colleagues Join Juan Abraham Bermúdez in Mexico as He Receives the ISN Latin America Pioneer Award

In an emotional ceremony, Adeera Levin and Magdalena Madero* presented Juan Abraham Bermúdez with the ISN 2023 Pioneer Award for the ISN Latin America region at the Instituto Mexicano de Investigaciones Nefrologicas last month, as Dr. Bermudez’s family, friends, and colleagues looked on. Commenting on his award, Dr. Bermúdez shared a personal formula that has...

Honor a Deserving Colleague for Excellence in Kidney Care –  Nominate Your Candidate for the ISN 2024 Awards Today!

Help raise the profile of a colleague whose work deserves international recognition by submitting a nomination for an ISN Award. But hurry - the deadline is fast approaching! Please send all nominations, supporting materials, and questions to the awards coordinator by August 31, 2023. Although you must be an ISN member to nominate a colleague, nominees...

The ISN Presents the ISN Latin America Pioneer Award to Juan Abraham Bermúdez at the IMIN Nephrology Update Course in Mexico

The Instituto Mexicano de Investigaciones Nefrologicas (IMIN)/Mexican Institute of Nephrological Research’s refresher course will take place from July 5-7, 2023, in Mexico City, Mexico. The conference provides a fitting occasion to present the ISN 2023 Pioneer Award for the ISN Latin America region to Juan Abraham Bermúdez from Mexico. Former ISN President Adeera Levin will present...

Celebrate Excellence in and Commitment to Kidney Care: Nominate a Candidate for the ISN 2024 Awards!

If you are an ISN member, you can support global excellence in kidney care by submitting a nomination for an ISN Award. Nominate friends and colleagues whose work deserves international recognition. Send all nominations, supporting materials and questions to the awards coordinator by August 31, 2023. Although you must be an ISN member to nominate a...

Seeking Your Nominations for the ISN 2024 Awards!

It’s time to nominate friends and colleagues whose work deserves international recognition. Are you an ISN member? You can support global excellence in kidney care by submitting a nomination for an ISN Award! Please send all nominations, supporting materials, and questions to the awards coordinator. Nominations are accepted for consideration from May 15 - August 31,...

Join the ISN for the Presentation of the ISN Middle East Pioneer Award at the EMANT 3rd Glomerulonephritis Update Conference

The Emirates Medical Association – Nephrology and Transplantation Society (EMANT) 3rd Glomerulonephritis Update Conference will take place from May 12-14, 2023, in Dubai, UAE. The former ISN Middle East Regional Board Chair, Ali Abu-Alfa, will introduce the ISN Pioneer Award ceremony and announce Mohammad Ali Ghnaimat from Jordan as the ISN 2023 Pioneer Award winner...

The ISN Presents the ISN Oceania and South East Asia Pioneer Award to Agnes D. Mejia at the 43rd Philippine Society of Nephrology Annual Conference

The 43rd Annual Convention of the Philippine Society of Nephrology, hosted by the Philippine Society of Nephrology (PSN), will take place from April 27-29, 2023, in Mandaluyong City, Philippines. The theme of this year’s convention is “The PSN’s Labyrinth: A Journey to the Center of the Kidney!” The conference provides a fitting occasion to present...

Outstanding Contributions to Kidney Care: Discover the Winners of the 2023 ISN Pioneer Awards

Please join us in congratulating the 2023 ISN Pioneer Award winners from eight different ISN regions: Africa: Professor Emeritus Adewale Akinsola (Nigeria) Eastern and Central Europe: Professor Goce Spasovski (Macedonia) Latin America: Dr. Juan Abraham Bermúdez (Mexico) Middle East: Mohammad Ali Ghnaimat (Jordan) Newly Independent States and Russia: Irma Tchokhonelidze (Georgia) North America and the Caribbean: Merle...

Announcing the ISN-KI Editorial Fellowship and Early-Career Researcher Awardees

The ISN-KI Early-Career Researcher (ECR) Award recognizes outstanding research in basic and clinical science published in Kidney International (KI) in 2022. The ISN-KI Editorial Fellowship, designed for early-career kidney care professionals, provides training opportunities for reviewing and evaluating manuscripts and managing editorial responsibilities for a world-renowned nephrology journal. The Editorial Fellows will train with the...

Watch Interviews With the Winners of the ISN Frontiers-New Delhi Young Nephrologists Awards and Download Visual Abstracts of Their Research

Please join us in congratulating Ankita Patil and Jeyakumar Meyyappen for winning the ISN Frontiers-New Delhi Young Nephrologists Awards. Watch interviews with the winners here. Ankita Patil (India) presented "What is the Impact of CYP3A5 Gene Polymorphisms on Infections in Kidney Transplant Recipients?" (Click to enlarge)   Jeyakumar Meyyappen (India) presented "The Adverse Effects of High Dose Corticosteroids on...

Celebrate Excellence in Kidney Care: More Time to Nominate a Candidate for the ISN 2023 Awards – Submit Your Nominations!

Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution to kidney care? The ISN Awards are a chance to recognize an individual's role in advancing global kidney health in line with the ISN’s mission. Find out more about ISN Awards here. The deadline to submit nominations for the ISN 2023 Awards is now September 26, 2022. Send all nominations,...