Education

Access the Anemia of Renal Disease Online Curriculum

The 'Anemia of Renal Disease' curriculum is now accessible to all on the ISN Academy. Discover the Curriculum The course, prepared in collaboration with the Cleveland Clinic, covers the pathophysiology of renal disease along with the clinical trials guiding current management guidelines: Definition and epidemiology of renal anemia Pathophysiology of renal anemia Mechanisms of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents Trials of renal anemia Iron...

More than 1,100 Participants Connect Online for MRAs and DKD Management Webinar Series

More than 1,100 participants from 107 countries joined the ISN webinar series on mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists (MRAs) and diabetic kidney disease (DKD) management held in October. The use of MRAs in DKD has historically been limited by its adverse side effects. This webinar series highlighted new developments in a rapidly evolving field, presenting the outcomes...

Register for the ISN Webinar on Clinical Management of C3G Complimenting the 2022 Frontiers Meeting in Bergamo, Italy

The ISN and the Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research will hold a webinar on December 9, 2021, at 2 p.m. CET 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...

Explore Recent Educational Content on the ISN Academy

Read the latest edition of the ISN Academy Newsletter here. ISN President Agnes Fogo introduces some of the Academy's outstanding current content on renal pathology helping to improve kidney care standards around the world, including: WCN'21 Renal Pathology Course Latest Renpath Quick Cases series Video abstract on kidney biopsy findings in HIV-infected patients in the modern era Look out...

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...

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

Join Mallika Mendu, Simon Davies, Daniel Gallego, and Vivekananad Jha on October 28, 2021, at 2.30 p.m. CEST to address the main findings of the International Home Dialysis Roundtable, including best practices, successful strategies, and overcoming challenges in home dialysis. Register for the webinar here. Read the paper "Expanding Utilization of Home Dialysis: An Action Agenda...

Read the Action Agenda from the International Home Dialysis Roundtable

The International Home Dialysis Roundtable (IHDR; funded by Baxter) recently drafted an action plan to highlight the significant economic, quality-of-life, and clinical advantages of using home dialysis rather than in-center hemodialysis. They recommend four key areas to promote home dialysis: Read the full IHDR action agenda here. The ISN stands by the IHDR recommendations in line with...

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...

Access and Share the WCN’21 Nursing and Allied Health Professionals Symposium

The Nursing and Allied Health Professionals Symposium held three didactic sessions at WCN'21, in collaboration with the Global Renal Exercise Network (GREX), on dialysis challenges, renal nutrition, and improving self-management of kidney disease. These sessions are now available on-demand and free of charge on the ISN Academy. Access the Symposium These sessions form part of the...

Register for the Second Virtual Grand Rounds in Pediatric Nephrology

Join us for the second Grand Rounds in Pediatric Nephrology on Friday, June 25, 2021, at 3 p.m. CEST: Make the peritoneal membrane work for you Register here This session on optimizing PD focuses on a case study involving a seven-year-old girl with primary steroid-resistant nephrotic syndrome secondary to focal segmental glomerulosclerosis that progressed rapidly to end-stage...