Initiatives

Publishing and Reporting a Trial: Take a Look at the Latest Narrative-based Chapter of the ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit

The sixth narrative-based chapter of the Clinical Trials (ISN-ACT) Toolkit describes best practices when writing a scientific paper to boost the impact of your published study. Discover chapter 6 here alongside previous chapters. This series of narratives is produced by the ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit subgroup members based on topics from the ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit,...

“A Broader and Deeper Understanding of Current Knowledge in Nephrology” – First-hand Experiences from ISN-KI Editorial Fellows: Get Inspired and Apply 

 ISN-KI Fellowships are non-funded positions designed for early-career professionals and academics working in nephrology, dialysis, and transplantation who are interested in learning editorial skills at Kidney International, one of the world's top journals in kidney care.  Find out more and apply here. The closing date for expressions of interest is December 16, 2022.   We asked current...

What Are the Prerequisites for Early Identification of CKD? Find Out in Case Studies From ISN Members

Over the last 18 months, a group of ISN members has developed a series of case studies to illustrate how different countries implement early chronic kidney disease (CKD) detection programs. The researchers identified a list of prerequisites for successful early detection of CKD. Read the paper here. Countries included in the research are Taiwan, Uruguay, Canada, the...

Download and Share New Tools on Complement 3 Glomerulopathy in the Complement-mediated Kidney Diseases Toolkit

Two infographics on complement 3 glomerulopathy (C3G) have been added to the "Complement-Mediated Kidney Diseases Toolkit." The visuals are on the presentation, histology, treatment and natural course of C3G, and key takeaways for clinicians in the management of C3G. Access the infographics here. The ISN launched the toolkit earlier this year to raise awareness of these diseases...

Five ISN Social Media Initiatives Nominated for Awards

The ISN is excited to announce that five of its social media activities have been nominated for the #NephJCKidneys Awards by NephJC in the "Nathan Hellman Social Media Project of the Year" category. The nominations are for: The #ISNQuiz – access here ISN Video Abstract Series – all editions available at the ISN Academy, Twitter, and Instagram ISN Education...

The ISN Holds First Consensus Meeting on Guidance for Optimal Pre-clinical Animal Studies in Translational Nephrology (TRANSFORM)

The ISN’s TRANSFORM meeting (TRAnslational Nephrology Science FOR new Medications) took place in Brussels, Belgium, from October 8-9, 2022. The meeting gathered patients, clinical and academic researchers, regulators, and industry partners to: Report ISN Research Working Group activities describing the current landscape and future possibilities. Reach consensus on guidance that optimizes animal study design and drives the...

The ISN “Are Your Kidneys Healthy?” Quiz Now Available in Bangla!

Over 100,000 people have taken the quiz. If you are interested in helping us increase its reach by translating it into your language, please contact Monica at mmoorthy@theisn.org. The quiz is currently available in 14 languages - Amharic, Arabic, Bangla, Chinese, English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Uzbek.

Improving Knowledge of Dialysis Techniques to Tackle High Demand in Cameroon Through the ISN-Swiss Society-Cameroon Society Partnership

The ISN-Swiss Society-Cameroon Society Partnership has been active since 2019. It is dedicated to advancing kidney care in Cameroon through joint initiatives. In the context of this partnership, Dr. Ngo Makang Marguerite Cecile, a nephrologist from Yaoundé General Hospital in Cameroon, undertook a six-month fellowship training in the nephrology unit at Geneva University Hospital in...

Improving Kidney Care in South Asia and OSEA: Saving Young Lives Holds Workshop at the ISPD Congress and Strategy Session to Explore Opportunities for Expansion

Participants at the Saving Young Lives workshop held at the ISPD congress As part of the ISPD congress program, the Saving Young Lives (SYL) Project welcomed 27 participants from South Asia and the Oceania and Southeast Asia (OSEA) regions to a two-day workshop. The workshop included lectures and a hands-on practical session where catheter insertion was demonstrated,...