Grants

Announcing the 2021 ISN Clinical Research Grant Awardees

The ISN is pleased to announce and congratulate three clinical research grant awardees selected from the 2021 application round. These awardees will receive support for their respective research proposals through the ISN Clinical Research Program: Priya Pais, St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore, India Costs and Outcomes of PEdiatric (COPE) CKD – a Multicenter Prospective Study from Three...

Put Forward Your Research Article for a KI-ISN Early-Career Researcher Award

In recognition of the valuable contribution made by early-career researchers worldwide, 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. Discover the 2019/2020 winners and their research papers here. The winners of these awards (two basic and two...

New Global Collaboration to Accelerate Treatments for Kidney Disease 

The ISN and the George Institute for Global Health have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop a network of patients with kidney disease willing to participate in clinical research projects, accessible through a single global CKD platform. The aim of the Global Kidney Patient Trials Network (GKPTN) is to accelerate the development...

Apply to Join the Second Cohort of the Emerging Leaders Program Before October 15

Iqbal Abdul Hafidz Are you an early-career professional interested in developing leadership skills to shape and advance the future direction of global kidney health? Apply to the ISN Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) here. Iqbal Abdul Hafidz, from Malaysia, was one of ten successful candidates in the first ELP cohort. He comments, "This has been a truly amazing experience -...

Meet Three Newly-Appointed ISN-KI Editorial Fellows and Seven ISN-KI Editorial Interns

Please join us in welcoming the 2021 ISN-KI Editorial Fellows who will train alongside the Kidney International (KI) editorial team from October 2021 to April 2023. ISN-KI Clinical Editorial Fellow Amélie Bernier-Jean, Canada, nephrologist and early career clinician-scientist at the Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur in Montreal. She received the KI reviewer of the year award.   ISN-KI Basic and...

Introducing the Second Detlef Schlöndorff ISN Fellow

Ahmad Naseer Kaihan has become the second Detlef Schlöndorff ISN Fellowship recipient. His training is supported by the Detlef Schlöndorff Fellowship Fund. Ahmad Naseer Kaihan will travel from his home center, the Payem Sehat Hospital in Afghanistan, to the MGM Healthcare center in India. He will spend 12 months training in clinical nephrology under supervision...

Ten Days Left to Apply to the ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Centers Program

Apply to the Sister Transplant Centers (STC) Program here. The deadline is October 15, 2021. The Sister Transplant Centers (STC) Program, a joint initiative of the ISN and The Transplantation Society (TTS), fosters global partnerships between health centers to improve treatment and outcomes for kidney transplant patients in low-resource settings. A sister center partnership set up...

Chapter Three of the Narrative Based Clinical Trials (ISN-ACT) Toolkit to Be Unveiled in the Next Edition of Insight

Narrative storytelling is a great way to explain complex topics to make them more accessible. Using a fictional clinical discussion, the third chapter of the Narrative Based Clinical Trials (ISN-ACT) Toolkit will outline what it takes to become a trial site: A group of nephrologists aiming to become a trial site share their experiences...

Attend the Second Webinar on MRAs and DKD Management

Connect with us on October 5 from 3-4.15 p.m. for the second webinar in the series examining the results of the FIGARO-DKD study and assessing its implications for clinical practice in nephrology and cardiology: Amplification of the presentation of the main results of the FIGARO trial  Join Speakers Gerasimos Filippatos, Greece, Javed Butler, USA, and Adeera...

October Deadlines to Apply to ISN Sister Centers Granting Programs

The ISN Sister Renal Centers (SRC) Program and the Sister Transplant Centers (STC) Program, a joint initiative from the ISN and The Transplantation Society (TTS), help create global partnerships between health centers to improve treatment and outcomes for kidney disease and kidney transplant patients in low-resource settings. Apply to ISN Sister Centers Granting Program here:...