Grants

Improve Kidney Care in Your Community: Apply to the Sister Renal Centers/Sister Transplant Centers Programs

Doctors and nurses from Moscow visit the SRC supporting center in Helsinki Applications to collaborate within ISN Sister Renal (SRC) or ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Center (STC) partnerships will open to ISN members in August. Find out more here. The deadline to apply is October 1, 2021. These programs have facilitated notable advances as seen with the Moscow-Finland partnership:...

Connect Across the Globe to Build Mutual Learning Partnerships: Apply to Become an ISN Mentor

The ISN is currently welcoming applications from mentors. Apply here. The ISN has relaunched its Mentorship Program, an initiative to foster mutually beneficial learning partnerships across the globe. The program is open to doctors and associate healthcare professionals who are ISN members. Discover the Mentorship Program here. This initiative offers the chance for mentors to develop their...

Mentorship and Collaboration to Better Understand Childhood IgA Nephropathy

Alexandra CAMBIER, YNC member, associate professor of pediatric nephrology (MD-PhD), Sainte Justine Hospital, Montréal University Université de Paris, Paris, France ; Centre de Recherche sur L'inflammation (CRI); INSERM U1149, Paris, France IgA nephropathy (IgAN) is one of the most common forms of primary glomerulonephritis in children and adolescents worldwide [1]. In more than fifty percent of...

Advance Kidney Care in Your Region: Apply For an ISN Fellowship Before October 1

Dana Gaudard, ISN Fellow from 2017-2018 The ISN is currently welcoming applications for ISN Fellowships. Interested candidates are encouraged to find and contact a host institution as early as possible to develop a personalized training plan. Apply for an ISN Fellowship grant here. The ISN Fellowship Program provides funding to young nephrologists from low and middle-income countries...

Saving Young Lives Continues AKI Training with Online Workshop

The Saving Young Lives (SYL) Project hosted its first online acute kidney injury (AKI) workshop on May 4 with 45 attendees from across Africa and Asia. Access the Recording The two-hour workshop began with lectures on AKI pathogenesis and non-dialytic management and peritoneal dialysis for AKI in children and adults. Participants then engaged in interactive AKI case-study sessions...

Past ISN Fellow Helps Initiate Kidney Transplant Program in Egypt

Dr. Ali Shendi in the post-transplant clinic at Zagazig University hospital in Egypt with the center's first kidney transplant patient Dr. Ali Shendi, a former ISN Fellow, has helped initiate a kidney transplant program in Zagazig University Hospital in Egypt. The center performed a first kidney transplant in late 2020 and carried out a second successful transplant...

Build a Mutual Learning Partnership: Apply to Become an ISN Mentor

The ISN is relaunching its Mentorship Program, an initiative to foster mutually beneficial learning partnerships in nephrology. The program has expanded to include ISN members worldwide and is now open to associate healthcare professionals, as well as physicians. The program, led by Dr. Arpana Iyengar and Dr. Rolando Claure-Del Granado, connects professionals within the ISN...

Get Involved Globally: Apply to Become a Mentor in ISN’s New Mentorship Program

Build Mutually Beneficial Relationships Across the Globe: Apply to Become an ISN Mentor! The ISN is relaunching its Mentorship Program, now open to all ISN members. This program will foster mutually beneficial, worldwide one-to-one partnerships to advance global kidney care. Through the ISN Mentorship Program: Mentees receive professional guidance from experts Mentors further develop coaching and leadership skills. Initially, we are refreshing our...

The ISN Welcomes a New Collective-Member Society

The ISN is pleased to welcome the Chinese Medical Association-Chinese Society of Nephrology (CMA-CSN) as an ISN Collective-Member Society. The ISN has long enjoyed fruitful collaborations with ISN Members from China: The ISN has supported 75 Fellows from China, eight within the last five years. Ling Pan, the first ISN-IACN-HKSN Fellow, recently completed her training at...

Advance Nephrology in Your Region with the ISN Educational Ambassadors Program

Does your center need expert guidance to develop: new initiatives, skills or services, community-based research, or screening programs? The ISN welcomes applications for the Educational Ambassadors (EA) Program. We can connect you with a suitable expert to develop and deliver a relevant training program tailored to your needs. Find out how an EA visit can positively impact your health center by reading about recent collaborations here. Clinical care guidance...

13th International Podocyte Conference: July 27-31, 2021 – The University of Manchester, UK & Online

Save the date for the 13th International Podocyte meeting, open to participants from all over the world. There will be 3 sections to the meeting as follows: Pre-meeting focused on early career researchers (Tuesday, July 27) Models to investigate podocyte biology. Podocyt-omics: big data, big discoveries? Round table discussions: What is left there to discover? How to be successful Podocyte Researcher Main...

Get Inspired by the ISN@Work Gallery on the WCN’21 Platform

Viviane Calice-Silva, from Brazil, was awarded an ISN Clinical Research Grant in 2014. This grant allowed her to investigate the use of salivary urea nitrogen (SUN) dipsticks for acute kidney injury detection in areas with low diagnostic resources. Her study was later replicated in Africa, and different steps of the project have been published in...

ISN-H4KH Grant Awardee Has Research Results Published in KI Reports

In 2018, Amarasiri de Silva (Sri Lanka/USA) received an ISN-H4KH (Hydration for Kidney Health) Fellowship Grant. His abstract, "POS-314 People’s knowledge of Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Etiology in Sri Lanka," was accepted for presentation at WCN21 and published in Kidney International Reports. Amarasiri de Silva investigated a Sri Lankan population's knowledge of CKDu, and their...

Plan a Scientific Meeting Online Through the ISN Continuing Medical Education Program

Applications for ISN Continuing Medical Education (CME) meetings are accepted throughout the year. Discover the CME Program here. Due to ongoing travel and social restrictions resulting from the coronavirus pandemic, the CME Program has adapted to support faculty experts to present virtual talks and workshops at regional nephrology-related meetings. What educational content could help improve kidney...

Virtual Edition: 2021 ISN Scientific Writing Course

The ISN Online Scientific Writing Course, cohosted by the Sociedad LatinoAmericana de Nefrología e Hypertensión (SLANH), began on Saturday May 8. The course, comprising four live sessions via Zoom, will take place on consecutive Saturdays until May 29. SLANH's President, Dr. Alejandro Ferreiro Fuentes, introduced the first session, welcoming ten selected participants - young ISN...

Apply Now for an ISN-KI Editorial Fellowship

The ISN and Kidney International (KI) welcome expressions of interest from early-career nephrologists and scientists working in nephrology, dialysis, and transplantation for two positions as ISN-KI Editorial Fellows in 2021-2023. ISN-KI Fellowships are non-funded positions offering training to candidates with a strong background in clinical and basic science nephrological research to: Critically assess and handle manuscripts Evaluate...

Announcing the Updated ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit

An updated edition of the ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit is now available. It includes additional content and new resources. The Toolkit was updated and improved based on feedback from the ISN-ACT Toolkit subgroup and the nephrology community. The Toolkit is an ISN open-access, online resource to guide trial design, study conduct, data management, data analysis, and publications....

Celebrating the Winners of the ISN Fellowship (Abstract) Awards 2021

The ISN Fellowship (Abstract) Award winners for 2021 were recognized in the Awards Gallery at WCN’21 for their achievements in nephrology. Congratulations to Abduzhappar Gaipov, Farah Gul Khan, and Privilage Makanda-Charambira for their outstanding achievements. The ISN Fellowship Committee selected these winners based on the abstract accepted at WCN’21 and the Fellows’ role in the...

Advance Kidney Care in Your Region: Only a Few Days Left to Apply for an ISN Fellowship

The deadline to apply for an ISN Fellowship is May 1. Read the application guidelines and apply here. Applicants are especially encouraged to consider applying at our newly-designated ISN Regional Training Centers. Candidates interested in a 12-month clinical training will need to complete the ISN Fellowship Foundation Course on the ISN Academy. Please contact fellowship@theisn.org if you have...