Grants

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:...

Ten Days Left to Apply for an ISN Fellowship

The ISN is currently welcoming applications for ISN Fellowships. Apply here by October 1, 2021. Find out how ISN Fellowships have been helping improve kidney care worldwide for over three decades here. Through ISN Fellowships, doctors from developing countries can train in essential kidney care abroad to help advance kidney health in their home region. ISN...

Apply to Join the Second Cohort of the Emerging Leaders Program

Viviane Calice-Silva member of the first ELP cohort The ISN Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) welcomes applications from motivated early-career professionals interested in shaping the future direction of kidney health. The ELP is open to all ISN members. Renal pathologists are especially encouraged to apply to the program. Apply to the ISN ELP Program here. The deadline to...

Introducing the Second Detlef Schlöndorff ISN Fellow

The ISN is pleased to announce the second Detlef Schlöndorff Fellowship recipient, Ahmad Naseer Kaihan. 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 from Georgi Abraham and then return to his home...

Make an Impact on Kidney Care in Your Region: Apply to Sister Centers Granting Programs

The ISN Sister Renal Centers (SRC) Program helps improve treatment and outcomes for patients with kidney diseases in low-resource settings. Discover how global partnerships between health centers have made remarkable improvements in kidney care through the SRC Program here. Read the application guidelines and apply here. The deadline is October 1, 2021. The Sister Transplant Centers...

Apply for an IACN-ISN-HKSN Scholarship

The IACN-ISN-HKSN Scholarship supports young nephrologists to train in clinical nephrology for three months in China, including Hong Kong. The grant is a joint initiative from the International Association of Chinese Nephrologists (IACN), the ISN, and the Hong Kong Society of Nephrology (HKSN). Find out more and apply here by October 1, 2021. In 2020, the...

Announcing the Inaugural ISN Interventional Nephrology Scholars

The ISN is pleased to welcome 12 ISN Interventional Nephrology Scholars. Consult the list of successful candidates here. From low- and middle-income countries, these doctors will travel to an ISN Interventional Nephrology Training Centre of their choice to train in interventional nephrology skills for one to three months. On completing training, these nephrologists will return to their...

Could You Use Advice From a Peer to Achieve Your Professional Goals? Receive Expert Guidance Through the ISN Mentorship Program

The ISN Mentorship Program is now accepting applications from mentees. The deadline to apply is September 1, 2021. Find out more and apply here. The program is open to ISN Members and Associate Members to gain skills, expand their network, and build a mutually beneficial learning partnership to help advance global kidney health. ISN mentors will provide guidance...

Collaborate Toward Sustainable Kidney Care in Your Region: Apply to ISN Sister Centers Granting Programs

Two flagship ISN granting programs connect centers from low-and-middle-income countries with established healthcare centers to advance kidney care facilities in the developing region: The ISN Sister Renal Centers (SRC) Program provides funding and a framework to improve treatment and outcomes for patients with kidney diseases in the emerging center. The Sister Transplant Centers (STC) Program, a...

Advance Kidney Care in Your Country: Apply for an ISN Fellowship

ISN Fellowships offer physicians from developing countries the opportunity to pursue essential nephrology training abroad to advance kidney care in their home region. The ISN is currently welcoming applications for ISN Fellowships before midnight October 1, 2021. Apply here. In addition to general ISN Fellowships, the ISN proposes Special Fellowship Opportunities focusing on specific topics, regions,...

Develop Leadership Skills to Advance Global Kidney Health: Apply to the 2022 Emerging Leaders Program

From September 15, 2021, the ISN Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) welcomes applications from motivated early-career professionals interested in shaping the future direction of kidney health. The ISN particularly encourages renal pathologists to apply to the program. Discover the ELP here. Successful candidates will form the second cohort of ten emerging leaders who will work closely with...

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...