Clinical Research

Call is now open for the ISN Clinical Research Program

The ISN Clinical Research Program (CRP) Committee promotes research and education programs in low-to-middle-income countries that involve local nephrologists, health workers and authorities. Applications are now open for this ISN Program, deadline is May 1st, 2017. The Committee funds small research projects to detect and manage non-communicable chronic diseases such as Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD),...

iNET-CKD and ISN-ACT: call for members

ISN iNET-CKD (International Network of Chronic Kidney Disease cohort studies) and ISN-ACT (Advancing Clinical Trials) are both currently seeking more members to join their causes. Interested in helping out? Register online. ISN iNET-CKD The ISN iNET-CKD (International Network of Chronic Kidney Disease cohort studies) is building an international network of existing, independently-funded chronic kidney disease (CKD)...

Call for applications: ISN-ANIO India CKD research projects

In collaboration with the Indian Society of Nephrology, the ISN-ANIO India Committee is calling for clinical research project applications from young nephrologists (both junior faculty and physicians in specialist training) working in India. The projects should be focused on chronic kidney disease (CKD). In this year’s application round, the committee welcomes proposals for clinical research...

Latest round of Clinical Research Program Grants winners announced

The ISN Clinical Research Program Committee is pleased to announce the results of the second round of applications for the 2016 Clinical Research Program. These grants help implement research projects to detect and manage non-communicable chronic diseases such as chronic kidney disease (CKD), hypertension, diabetes and cardiovascular disease in low-to-middle income countries, involving local nephrologists,...

Clinical trial on herbal and alternative remedies for hypertension patients in Senegal

The ISN Clinical and Research Program funded specific research into the efficiency of kinkeliba on non-complicated hypersensitive patients. The project was awarded USD 15,000 in 2013. Completed in early 2014, it received the best clinical research prize at the 2015 ISN World Congress of Nephrology congress and the 10th Conference on Kidney Disease in Disadvantaged...

Clinical Research Program Grant winners announced

The ISN Clinical Research Program Committee is pleased to announce the results of the ISN Clinical Research Program’s second round of applications in 2015. These grants help implement research projects to detect and manage non-communicable chronic diseases such as Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), hypertension, diabetes and cardiovascular disease in low-to-middle income countries, involving local nephrologists,...

Independent Investigators

Mentoring researchers in developing countries, the ISN Clinical Research Program now also funds projects in specific areas of intervention - closing the gaps in kidney care. Improving research should lead to better patient care. Particularly, in lower and middle income nations where mentorship, infrastructure and funds for research differ. One of five pillars within the...

Understanding the CKD and obesity link in China

Some 15,000 community residents aged between 18 and 75 years old were involved in an epidemiological study across Southern China. Based on a grant from the ISN Clinical Research Program, the project got further political and financial support from China (3 million RMB Yuan) and led to a grant from the European Union Seventh Framework...

Balkan endemic nephropathy

Members of the Society of Nephrology, dialysis and transplantation in Bosnia and Herzegovina organized screenings in Bosanska Posavina, as a part of the "Program Program of detection of chronic kidney diseases in high-risk population in Bosnia and Herzegovina". The project is supported by the ISN Clinical Research Program. They looked into Balkan endemic nephropathy (BEN), a...