Events

“Even Medical Doctors Can Make a Good Quality Film!” Dr. Vui Eng Phui on Winning the 2019 ISN Community Film Event – Watch the Video Interview and Submit Your Film

ISN staff talked to Dr. Vui Eng Phui (Malaysia), winner of the 2019 ISN Community Film Event. Watch the video interview here. According to Dr. Phui, medical resources and technology in Malaysia can be limited, making it difficult for those living in remote areas to access hemodialysis (HD). She wanted to raise awareness of using peritoneal...

“The Story Is More Important Than the Technical Aspect” – Share Your Story of Unsung Heroes in Kidney Care: Submit a Film to the ISN Community Film Event

Mr. Khan, who featured in the winning film in the 2022 ISN Community Film Event The deadline to submit your film is February 2, 2023. In a recent interview, Dr. Jeyakumar Meyyappan (India), winner of the 2022 ISN Community Film, praised the ISN Film Event as a "Patients' Platform" – a channel for people with kidney...

“These Stories Need to Be Shared,” Dr. Roberto Pecoits-Filho on the Value of the ISN Film Event to Highlight the Patient Perspective

ISN staff caught up with Dr. Roberto Pecoits-Filho, winner of the 2021 ISN Community Best Film award for their entry "Life Beyond the Transplant." Watch the video interview here. Dr. Pecoits-Filho said his team was keen to highlight the patient experience in their film. Bruno relates his personal experiences of going through a kidney transplant alongside...

“It’s a Patients’ Platform,” Dr. Jeyakumar Meyyappan on Why Winning the 2022 ISN Community Film Event Beats His Other Awards

ISN staff caught up with Dr. Jeyakumar Meyyappan (India), winner of the 2022 ISN Community Film. Watch the video interview here. According to Dr. Meyyappan, there is a severe shortage of deceased donors for organ transplantation in India, partly due to cultural and religious beliefs. He wanted to raise awareness of the need for organ donation...

Make a Short Film to Raise Awareness of the Impact of Kidney Diseases for the ISN Community Film Event

The ISN Community Film Event provides a powerful platform to showcase compelling stories about those affected by kidney diseases. Your short film will help raise awareness of preventative health measures and the need for equitable access to kidney care services, helping to improve patient outcomes worldwide. Selected films reach a global audience at the World Congress of Nephrology. Find out...

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...

Pandemic Preparedness and Systems Genetics: Preview Hot Topics in Kidney Health From Distinguished Speakers at WCN’23

Hear from renowned plenary speakers at our global kidney care gathering, the ISN World Congress of Nephrology 2023, in Bangkok, Thailand, from March 30-April 2. Dr. Barney Graham on "Rapid COVID-19 Vaccine Development and the Future of Pandemic Preparedness." Dr. Olga Troyanskaya on "Systems Genetics, Precision Medicine and the Kidney." Dr. Barney Graham is the former Deputy...

Reach a Global Audience: Submit Your Abstract to WCN’23 Before November 9

Submit your abstract here before midnight, November 9, 2022. All accepted abstracts will be presented as posters at the congress – one of the world's largest kidney care events – and published in the WCN’23 supplement to Kidney International Reports. The WCN’22 abstract supplement was accessed over 120,000 times within the first six months of publication...

ISN President Agnes Fogo on Her Career, Thinking Outside the Box, and the Pathology of Kidney Infections: Watch the Interview and Register for the ISN Frontiers Meeting-New Delhi, September 22-25

ISN President Agnes Fogo will present the talk, 'Infection and Kidney Disease-the Pathologist's View' at 9:45 am (India Standard Time) on Friday, 23. Register for the ISN Frontiers Meeting on infections and kidney diseases here. The ISN Frontiers Social Media Team spoke to Agnes Fogo about her keynote speech: the unusual ways infections affect the kidneys, sophisticated...

ISN Members Exclusive: ISN Frontiers Meeting in Bergamo and WCN’22 Content is Now Available to ISN Members on the ISN Academy

A new section on the ISN Academy allows you to access content from past ISN events you may have missed. Explore the available content here. ISN members and ISN Academy subscribers can access content from the recent ISN Frontiers Meeting in Bergamo here. ISN members can access WCN'22 content here. The congress material is also available to non-ISN...