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Help Expand Trial Participation in Nephrology: Join Colleagues Online for the #NephTrials Debate

The #NephTrials initiative is an exciting series of conversations combining expertise from the ISN-ACT Global Trials Focus, the ISN-ACT Toolkit, and the #NephJC community.  Join the latest #NephTrials discussion on May 25 at 9 p.m. ET. The conversation will focus on DIAL-MAG, which evaluates the effect of increased magnesium concentration in dialysate on the risk of...

Register Now: ISN/HFA-ESC Webinar on Chronic Kidney Disease and Heart Failure

Join us for a joint webinar between the ISN and the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology to understand connections between HF and CKD and discuss optimal management for patients. Stefan D. Anker (Germany), Debasish Banerjee (UK), Angela Yee-Moon Wang (China), and Wilfried Mullens (UK) will address: Pathophysiology of co-morbid heart failure and CKD: what...

ISN Supports Call for Action to EU Commissioner to Reduce the Burden of CKD

Earlier this year, the European Kidney Health Alliance (EKHA) and the European Kidney Patients’ Federation (EKPF) had a meeting with the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Ms. Stella Kyriakides. They presented EKHA’s call-to-action (CTA) to improve prevention, treatment, and care of CKD in the aftermath of COVID-19 and discuss EU priorities for...

ISN Contributes Chapter to International Book on Nephrology

The book “Nephrology Worldwide” has been published in electronic and print format by Springer Nature. The ISN contributed the chapter, “Nephrology Worldwide: A Perspective from the International Society of Nephrology,” co-authored by Titi Chen, Rolando Claure-Del Granado, David Harris, and Vivekanand Jha. This chapter is offered in the WCN’21 Delegate Bag. The book features content from...

Register for the PHSSR Summit

The Partnership for Health System Sustainability Resilience (PHSSR), founded by the World Economic Forum (WEF), the London School of Economics, and AstraZeneca, is holding a summit from March 15-19, 2021. Register for the summit here. The summit on health system resilience and sustainability features a talk from ISN President Prof Vivek Jha on key recommendations for...

ISN President to Present Key Recommendations at PHSSR Summit

The Partnership for Health System Sustainability Resilience (PHSSR), founded by the World Economic Forum (WEF), the London School of Economics, and AstraZeneca, is holding a summit from March 15-19 2021. Registration details to follow shortly. “Improving the effectiveness of care” will bring together academia and the public and private sectors to share insights from nine months...

Russian Dialysis Society 11th Annual Meeting Highlights WKD Theme and Marks Kidney Care Milestones at Moscow Hospital

The Russian Dialysis Society will hold its 11th Annual Meeting with CME course in Moscow on March 12, 2021, the day after World Kidney Day (WKD). In line with the WKD theme for 2021, the meeting will highlight living well with kidney diseases. Fergus Caskey, ISN Executive Committee member, will be a key speaker at...

ISN Participates

ISN Participates In June, ISN was present to interact with the public at the ERA-EDTA Congress. In July, the ISN was represented at APCN2020. Germaine Wong delivered, ‘Clinical Care of COVID-19 Infection: Perspective of a Frontline Nephrologist’, ISN President-Elect Agnes Fogo presented the Chan Woon-Cheung Award Lecture, and ISN President Vivek Jha gave his talk, ‘Preventive...

AKI CRRT 2020: Join Colleagues Online

The 4th Asia Pacific AKI CRRT conference will take place from December 13-15, 2020, in Bangkok, Thailand. The event is presented by the Nephrology Society of Thailand (NST) and the Thai Society of Critical Care Medicine and CRRT Inc., in collaboration with the ISN, the Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology (APSN), the Kidney Foundation of...

ISN to Attend American Kidney Fund Summit: Addressing the Unknown Cause of Kidney Disease

The ISN is participating in a summit organized by the American Kidney Fund (AKF) to plan strategies to improve understanding of how undiagnosed or misdiagnosed causes of kidney disease directly impact patient care and outcomes. The virtual event will take place on December 1 from 12 – 4 p.m. ET. The summit will include participation...

Join ISN Colleagues Online at the Annual Meeting of the Indonesian Society of Nephrology

The Annual Meeting of the Indonesian Society of Nephrology will take place virtually from November 12-15, 2020, on the theme "Integrated Collaboration for Excellent Kidney Care.” ISN President, Vivek Jha, will present his talk, ‘Clinical Issues of COVID-19 in Kidney Care’ on November 13 from 8:30-9:15 a.m. Indonesian time, during Plenary I. David Harris, ISN past-President,...

Join ISN President at the AZNSN Conference

The Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (AZNSN) will be held over three days, from November 30-December 2, 2020. The conference is preceded by the 2020 Nephrology and Transplantation Update Course on November 28 and 29, designed for advanced trainees in nephrology and practicing nephrologists. ISN President, Vivekanand Jha,...

ISN President to Open 7-Week Colombian and International Congress of Nephrology and Transplantation

The Colombian Association of Nephrology and Arterial Hypertension (ASOCOLNEF) will hold the XXII Colombian and International Extended Congress of Nephrology and Transplantation as a virtual congress over seven weeks from October 27 to December 14, 2020. The congress is aimed at nephrologists and other health care providers from the Ibero-American region. The increased timespan enables an...

Join ISN President Vivek Jha at the Brazilian Congress

ISN President, Vivek Jha, will present the opening address and an “ISN Presents” talk at the Brazilian Nephrology Congress, held virtually from October 15-17, 2020.  Prof. Jha’s thirty-minute talk, “The Impact of COVID in Nephrology,” will be presented in English during the Clinical Nephrology session at 8 a.m. Brazilian time (1 p.m. CEST) on Saturday, October 17.   Three other talks in the session will be presented in Portuguese,...

Don’t Miss the ISN Session at APCN 2020

The 18th Asian Pacific Congress of Nephrology (APCN 2020) takes place from October 2-4, 2020 in a fully virtual format under the theme: Combating CKD in the Asia Pacific: Local Strategies for a Global Problem Representing ISN participation, Germaine Wong will deliver, Clinical Care of COVID-19 Infection: Perspective of a Frontline Nephrologist in the Special Symposium: COVID-19...

ISN Session at KSN 2020: Join Colleagues Online

The 40th Annual Meeting of the Korean Society of Nephrology (KSN) will take place from September 25-27, 2020. Because of ongoing uncertainties due to COVID-19, the KSN 2020 will be virtual. Representing ISN participation, ISN President Vivek Jha will present his talk, ‘Immuno-pathogenesis and precision medicine in membranous nephropathy’ on September 25 from 15:30-16:00 Korean...

Join us at the TTS-ISN Joint Workshop Session on September 15, 2020

The ISN will present a Joint Workshop Session at the 28th International Congress of The Transplantation Society (TTS) from 10:15 to 12:00 CET on September 15, 2020. Enjoying an ongoing collaboration with TTS, notably through the ISN-TTS Sister Renal Centers Transplant Program, the ISN is pleased to share its expertise in the session, Integrated Care...

Leading global kidney organizations partner with Lancet Kidney Campaign

Eight of the leading global kidney organizations have joined the Lancet Kidney Campaign. This online Campaign to raise awareness of acute and chronic kidney diseases brings together the best available evidence to inform strategies to reduce the national, regional and global burden of the disease and its risk factors.   ISN and The Lancet launched this...

Latest Lancet Kidney Campaign update focuses on ISN Global Kidney Health Summit

The ISN Global Kidney Health Summit: setting a blueprint for tackling global CKD epidemic Last July 2016, the ISN convened a Global Kidney Health Summit in Vancouver, Canada to develop a new, integrated approach to tackling the epidemic of chronic kidney disease (CKD). This Lancet Kidney Campaign update is authored by ISN President Adeera Levin...