Education

On the ISN Academy: Watch the Third Episode in the COVID 19 Interview Series

Watch the video here. Kelly Smith and Shreeram Akilesh join Ankit Patel to discuss the current understanding of the SARS-CoV-2 impact on the kidney, including whether or not there is a direct pathological implication between the two and how to explain a high incidence of kidney injury in COVID patients if no direct kidney infection...

First Hybrid SYL Course Launched in Latin America

SYL advisor and ALANEPE President Melvin Bonilla welcoming participants to the SYL hybrid course On October 13, 2021, the Saving Young Lives (SYL) project launched the initial component of a hybrid course, offered for the first time, in Latin America. In collaboration with the Latin-American Association of Paediatric Nephrology (ALANEPE), this online educational session on AKI...

Register for the Third Session in the Grand Rounds in Pediatric Nephrology Series

The session "Nephropathic Cystinosis: How to Diagnose and Treat" will be held on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, at 3 p.m. Register here. This session will cover: When to suspect and how to diagnose cystinosis Possible pitfalls in molecular diagnosis of cystinosis Treating cystinosis: current state of the art and future prospects The Grand Rounds series is a case-based, online teaching program...

Register for the ISN Webinar on Clinical Management of C3G

The ISN and the Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research will hold a webinar on December 9, 2021, at 2 p.m. CEST on: “New Insights into Clinical Management of C3G" The webinar will address: The complement system and its role in C3G Personalized clinical management of patients Preliminary results of clinical trials with complement inhibitors New therapeutic perspectives Register for the...

Get Ready for the ISN Frontiers Meeting in Bergamo, Italy: Abstract and Travel Grant Submissions Open Today, Registration Opens October 25

The ISN Frontiers Meeting, ‘Complement-related kidney diseases: classification, genetics, and treatment’ will take place in Bergamo, Italy, from June 23-25, 2022. Accepted abstracts will be presented as posters at the meeting and published in Kidney International Reports. A selection of authors will present their abstracts orally. Submit your abstract here. The meeting is planned as an...

Welcome the 2022 ISN WCN Social Media Team

How does the ISN meet the challenge of providing comprehensive coverage of WCN content across social media platforms in an engaging and informative way? Meet the 2022 ISN World Congress of Nephrology (WCN) Social Media Team here! A new ISN WCN SoMe team, made up of volunteers selected from current members of the @ISNeducation team and...

Circulate an International Survey to Help Develop Physical Activity Guidelines for PD Patients

An international survey has been developed to help design exercise guidelines for peritoneal dialysis (PD) patients. Access the survey in English, Portuguese, Spanish, or Thai. The survey on exercise and physical activity practices and perceptions among PD clinicians is supported by the International Society for Peritoneal Dialysis and approved by the University of South Australia Human...

Join us Tomorrow for the Second Webinar on MRAs and DKD Management

The webinar, "Amplification of the presentation of the main results of the FIGARO trial," will take place at 3 p.m. on October 5. Gerasimos Filippatos, Greece, Javed Butler, USA, and Adeera Levin, Canada, will examine the results of the FIGARO-DKD study and assess its implications for clinical practice in nephrology and cardiology: Trial design and main...

Register for the ISN Webinar on Conclusions from the International Home Dialysis Roundtable

Join us on October 28, 2021, at 2.30 p.m. CET to explore findings on home dialysis from the International Home Dialysis Roundtable (Roundtable supported by Baxter). Register for the webinar here. Mallika Mendu, Simon Davies, Daniel Gallego, and Vivekananad Jha will examine: Best practices Successful strategies Overcoming challenges Read the paper "Expanding Utilization of Home Dialysis: An Action Agenda from...

Register for the Second ASN-ERA-ISN Joint Webinar on Kidney Ethics

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 series on kidney ethics: Inequalities in Uptake of Kidney Care: An Ethical Challenge on September 29, 2021, at 3 p.m. CEST. Register for the webinar here. Investment and innovation toward...