Clinical Research

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...

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...

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...