Clinical Research

Apply to the ISN Clinical Research Program (CRP) – Get Help With Your Application From ISN CRP Chairs at 9 a.m. CET on January 10

The ISN Clinical Research Program (CRP) offers grants to researchers in low, lower-middle, and upper-middle-income countries to support research projects on detecting and managing noncommunicable chronic diseases such as CKD, AKI, hypertension, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Apply to the program here. Regional coordinators must receive the application by April 1. Final applications are accepted once per...

ISN Members – Access the New ISN Course on Qualitative Research

Course leaders, speakers and ISN staff prepare for an online interactive session as part of the new ISN course on qualitative research ISN has launched a new course on the ISN Academy, "Introduction to Qualitative Health Research." The course comprises six lectures and is available to all ISN members and Academy subscribers. It covers the purpose...

Postuler en Français pour l’ISN Clinical Research Program

L'ISN est fière de s’associer à la Société Francophone de Néphrologie Dialyse et Transplantation (SFNDT) pour offrir de l’aide aux chercheurs francophones souhaitant postuler au « Clinical Research Program » en 2023. Les chercheurs éligibles peuvent soumettre leur proposition complète en français à crp@theisn.org  pour recevoir de l'aide pour traduire leur proposition en anglais selon les normes...

Announcing the 2022 Grantees From the ISN Clinical Research Program

Top: Sukanya Govindan, Deblina Dasgupta. Bottom: Lot Nehemie Phinehas Motoula Latou, Thanh Van Nguyen The ISN warmly congratulates the following researchers who received grants from the ISN Clinical Research Program to undertake vital research to advance kidney care in their communities. Sukanya Govindan (India) "Aminophylline for Preventing Acute Kidney Injury in Sick Neonates" Deblina Dasgupta (India) "AKD and CKD...

Deadline for Clinical Research Grants: May 1 – Apply Now!

Read the application guidelines and eligibility criteria here.  If you are already an ISN member, apply directly here.  Only applicants who have already submitted a proposal to their regional coordinator will be considered for a clinical research grant. The ISN Clinical Research Program supports research and education initiatives that help detect and manage non-communicable chronic diseases such as CKD,...

Submit a Proposal to the ISN Clinical Research Program

Could your region benefit from support for research and education initiatives that help detect and manage non-communicable chronic diseases such as CKD, AKI, hypertension, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease? The ISN Clinical Research Program helps implement such projects. Proposals for the ISN Clinical Research Program should be submitted to an ISN Regional Coordinator for review before April 1,...

New Research Paper Highlights Significance of CKD as a Public Health Problem 

The paper "Mortality and Resource Use Among Individuals with Chronic Kidney Disease or Cancer in Alberta, Canada, 2004-2015" was published in JAMA Network Open on January 25.  Read the paper here.  The research for the paper was led by Marcello Tonelli, iNET-CKD, i3C, and ISN-ACT Networks member. Aiming to support chronic kidney disease (CKD) advocacy efforts,...

Coming Soon – Chapter Four of the ISN-ACT Narrative-Based Clinical Trials Toolkit

Chapter four of the Narrative-Based Clinical Trials (ISN-ACT) Toolkit will highlight the many ethical, practical, and legal issues that researchers need to address before starting a clinical study. The ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit subgroup members are producing this series of stories, based on topics from the ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit, to facilitate understanding of clinical trial methodologies. Get involved in ISN's...

Past ISN Fellows Contribute to New Research Article on Kidney Transplantation in LMICs

Five former ISN Fellows have collaborated with ISN member Mohamed Elrggal on the paper “Disparities in Access to Kidney Transplantation in Developing Countries,” now published in the journal Transplantation. Sibel Bek, Ali Shendi, Elliot Tannor, Yannick Nlandu, and Abduzhappar Gaipov contributed to the article, which examines factors implicated in deficiencies in kidney replacement therapy...

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...