Awards

Credit Where It’s Due: Nominate a Candidate for the ISN 2023 Awards

 Do you know someone who has significantly contributed to kidney care? ISN Awards are a chance to recognize their role in advancing global kidney health in line with the ISN’s mission. The deadline to submit nominations for ISN 2023 Awards is August 29, 2022. Find out more about ISN Awards here and send all nominations, supporting materials,...

Has Somebody Inspired You with Their Exceptional Commitment to Kidney Care? Nominate Them for an ISN Award

The call for nominations to receive ISN Awards in 2023 is open until August 29, 2022. All ISN Members can nominate candidates for: Alfred Newton Richards Award Roscoe R. Robinson Award Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize for Advancement in the Understanding of Polycystic Kidney Disease Pioneer Awards Discover more on ISN Awards and the requirements for nominations here. Award winners...

Seeking Your Nominations: ISN 2023 Awards!

We al have friends or colleagues whose work deserves international recognition. Are you an ISN member? You can help recognize such work globally by submitting a nomination for an ISN Award! Nominations are accepted for consideration from May 16 - August 29, 2022. Send all nominations, supporting materials, and questions to the awards coordinator. Although you...

Moving Account of Waiting for a Kidney Transplant Wins Your Vote at the ISN Community Film Event

On Saturday, February 26, your votes for the 2022 ISN Film Community Best Film were tallied, and the winner was announced and recognized at WCN'22. Watch the winning entry here! Please join us in congratulating Jeyakumar Meyyappan, India, for the film "For Some the Wait Never Ends." The winning film presents snapshots from the life of Mr....

Announcing the Winner of the 2022 Schrier Award

Healthcare professionals from the Belarusian Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education, Belarus, and the Universitatsklinikum Charité, Germany involved in the ISN SRC Program The ISN is pleased to announce this year’s recipient of the Schrier Award, which recognizes the most deserving partnership from recently graduated ISN Sister Renal Centers (SRC) Program and ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Centers...

Announcing the Recipients of ISN 2022 Awards

WCN'22 Awards Gallery The ISN is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the Jean Hamburger Award, the Bywaters Award, and the Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize for Advancement in the Understanding of Polycystic Kidney Disease. Nominated by the ISN membership and selected by the ISN Awards Committee and Lillian Jean Kaplan Prize Advisory Committee,...

The ISN Presents the Middle East Pioneer Award at the Renal Replacement Therapy Conference

The Renal Replacement Therapy Conference, hosted by the Emirates Medical Association Nephrology Society (EMAN), will be held in a hybrid format, December 9-11, 2021. The event provides a fitting platform to present Samir G. Mallat with the ISN 2021 Pioneer Award for the Middle East region. The award ceremony, to be introduced by ISN President...

Put Forward Your Research Article for a KI-ISN Early-Career Researcher Award Before November 30, 2021

Submit your application here. Kidney International (KI) and the ISN will select four of the best original research papers published in KI in 2021 to receive a KI-ISN Early-Career Researcher Award. The winners of these awards (two basic and two clinical science publications) will receive 500 USD each and be invited to present their papers at...

The ISN Presents Eastern and Central Europe Pioneer Award and Supports CME Course at BANTAO 2021

The 16th BANTAO Congress (Balkan Association of Nephrology, Dialysis, and Artificial Organs) will be in hybrid format from October 29-31, 2021, in Tirana, Albania. The event provides a fitting platform to present László Rosivall with the ISN 2021 Pioneer Award for the Eastern and Central Europe region on October 30, 2021, at 11:10 a.m. CEST....

Join Us for the Presentation of the ISN Pioneer Award for North America and the Caribbean

The 4th Jamaican Paediatric Nephrology Conference 2021, hosted by the Jamaica Kidney Kids Foundation with support from the International Pediatric Nephrology Association, will take place virtually on October 24, 2021, in Jamaica. Register for the conference here. The conference will include the presentation of the ISN 2021 Pioneer Award for North America and the Caribbean to...

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...

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...

ISN Presents OSEA Pioneer Award and Several Talks at APCN 2021

The Asia Pacific Congress of Nephrology (APCN 2021) took place virtually from August 19-23, 2021, under the theme ‘Improving Kidney Health for All.’ The event provided a fitting platform to present Norella Kong, from Malaysia, with the ISN 2021 Pioneer Award for the OSEA region. ISN President Agnes Fogo delivered the talk ‘New classification for Lupus...

August 27 Deadline to Nominate a Colleague for the ISN 2022 Awards

Only a few days remain to nominate a deserving colleague for their valued work in kidney care. ISN members can nominate candidates for the following ISN Awards: The Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize for excellence and leadership in clinical or basic research in Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD). The Bywaters Award for exceptional contributions made to the understanding...

Recognizing Excellence: The ISN 2022 Awards

It is time to honor colleagues and peers who deserve recognition for their work in kidney care or research. We invite you to acknowledge their excellence by nominating them for an ISN Award. ISN members can nominate candidates for: The Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize for excellence and leadership in Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) clinical or...

Seeking Your Nominations: ISN 2022 Awards!

Has someone you know made a true difference to kidney care or research? Show your appreciation by nominating colleagues for ISN Awards As an ISN member, you can nominate candidates for the following awards: The Jean Hamburger Award recognizes outstanding research in nephrology with a clinical emphasis The Bywaters Award recognizes outstanding contributions made to the understanding of Acute Kidney...

Celebrating the Winners of the ISN Fellowship (Abstract) Awards 2021

The ISN Fellowship (Abstract) Award winners for 2021 were recognized in the Awards Gallery at WCN’21 for their achievements in nephrology. Congratulations to Abduzhappar Gaipov, Farah Gul Khan, and Privilage Makanda-Charambira for their outstanding achievements. The ISN Fellowship Committee selected these winners based on the abstract accepted at WCN’21 and the Fellows’ role in the...

Professor Vivekanand Jha awarded the ANIO 2019 Award for Academic Excellence

The ISN warmly congratulates its president, Professor Vivekanand Jha, for receiving the American Nephrologists of Indian Origin (ANIO) 2019 Award for Academic Excellence for his outstanding achievements in nephrology. Professor Jha is the Executive Director at The George Institute for Global Health in India, and a James Martin Fellow at The George Institute for Global...

Executive Committee Member, Fergus Caskey, presents ISN Pioneer Award at BANTAO

Fergus Caskey represented the Executive Committee at the 15th BANTAO Congress in Skopje, North Macedonia, that took place in September. Dr. Caskey presented Halima Resic with the ISN 2019 Pioneer Award in recognition of her research into the effects of frailty and depression on the nutritional status of hemodialysis patients. In addition to her roles...