Clinical Research

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...

ISN Programs call for applications: new deadlines

The ISN Programs team has announced new deadlines to apply for the programs. The aim is to give more opportunities to everyone applying for all of five programs. Previously, there were different deadlines for each of the five programs. Now you can apply for ISN Fellowships, Educational Ambassadors visits and Clinical Research Projects before May 1st and October 1st every...

Call for ISN Clinical R&P program applicants from Asia Pacific region

The deadline for applications for the ISN Clinical Research and Prevention Program is coming up on October 1st, 2014. If you are thinking of applying, make sure to do so before this date. We are particularly looking for applications from the Asia Pacific region. You can find out more about this program and the application...

Call for ISN Clinical Research and Prevention Program proposals

The call is now open to apply for the ISN Clinical Research and Prevention Program. Deadline for applications is October 1st, 2014. The Research and Prevention Committee promotes research and education programs in low to middle income countries while involving local nephrologists, health workers and authorities. The committee funds small research projects to detect and...

The results are out: R&P call for applications

Following the last call for applications, the ISN Research and Prevention Committee is happy to announce the list of applicants who are set to receive a grant to carry out an ISN Clinical Research and Prevention Program. The ISN Clinical Research and Prevention (R&P) Program supports research and education programs in low-to-middle income countries, involving...

Coming up in 2014 – ISN GO Program deadlines

With 2014 just around the corner, we want to communicate the ISN Global Outreach program deadlines for next year. You can apply for the following programs online before the relevant deadlines below: -    Clinical Research & Prevention Program: April 1, 2014 -    Educational Ambassadors Program: May 1, 2014 (centers) -    Fellowship Program: June 15, 2014 -    Sister Renal Centers Program:...

APSN joins forces with ISN to support the ISN GO Programs

The Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology (APSN) is set to partner with ISN in each of its Global Outreach programs: Fellowship, Sister Renal Centre, Research & Prevention, Education Ambassador and Continuous Medical Education (CME) courses and workshops. From 2013, APSN will provide 50% of the funding for up to two Fellowships, two Educational Ambassadors, two...