Clinical Research

Narratives on ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit

To illustrate the ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit’s usability and facilitate understanding of important clinical trial methodologies, ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit subgroup members are developing a series of stories based on various toolkit topics. The first of these narratives, by Augusto Cesar Soares dos Santos and Brendan Smyth, outlines trial randomization methods through a fictional clinical...

ISN-H4KH Grant Awardee’s Research Findings Published

“Water intake and progression of chronic kidney disease: the CKD-REIN cohort study” by ISN Hydration For Kidney Health (ISN-H4KH) Research Grant awardee, Sandra Wagner, was published in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation on February 12, 2021. Read the full article here. Sandra Wagner et al. investigated the relationship between water intake and kidney failure progression in CKD patients...

Clinical Research Program Spotlight: Alao Michael Abel Studies Community-based Prevalence of CKD in Southwest Nigeria.

Clinical Research Program Grant Recipient, Alao Michael Abel from Nigeria, presents a research project seeking to determine the community-based prevalence of CKD using cystatin C-based eGFR of the pediatric population in Ogbomoso, Southwest Nigeria in this video: See other Clinical Research success stories

Spotlight on the ISN Scientific Writing Course 2017

The ISN Scientific Writing Course 2017 allowed young nephrologists from South Asia to improve their skills in designing and publishing clinical research in nephrology. The course consisted of a series of short lectures, writing exercises, and discussions. The sessions were designed to incorporate mentoring at every level of manuscript writing from abstract and methods to...