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Don’t miss the opportunity to submit a proposal on COVID-19 for the World Congress of Nephrology 2021

The deadline is September 30, 2020. The unprecedented impact of COVID-19 on kidney patients and services worldwide will be addressed in the scientific program of the World Congress of Nephrology 2021. The Scientific Program Working Group is preparing focused sessions covering the latest findings and insights on the coronavirus and its impact on kidney health. We welcome...

ISN Member Special Registration Rate for APCN 2020

This discount code is valid only until September 20, 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 The congress features world-class plenary speakers, including: 2019 Nobel Laureate in...

International Perspectives on Patient Involvement in Clinical Trials in Nephrology

The involvement of patients in nephrology clinical trials is limited despite their ability to prioritize research, help with study design, participation, and implementation of results. The aim of this position paper is to review the need for and challenges of patient involvement; to assess the present situation of patient involvement; and to describe the...

Listen to Episode 5 of the ISN Global Kidney Care Podcast

Vivek Jha, ISN President, presents an overview of how COVID-19 has impacted the global nephrology community and what ISN is doing to lead the global fight against the pandemic. Fergus Caskey, ISN Treasurer-Secretary (interim), outlines a data collection initiative to help understand the current and future challenges related to kidney diseases and COVID-19 and how...

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...

SRC and STC Pairs Continue their Work Virtually Despite COVID-19 Epidemic

Despite global restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Sister Renal Centers (SRC) and Sister Transplant Centers (ISN-TTS STC) partnerships have continued to collaborate within the programs over the last few months through interactive webinars. Recordings of these sessions are available for ISN members on the ISN Academy. Health professionals at the University Hospital Center in...

The ISN Welcomes New Collective Member Societies

The Malaysian Society of Nephrology (MSN) and the Korean Society of Nephrology (KSN) have joined the ISN as Collective Member Societies, further strengthening a mutual commitment to the advancement of kidney care in Asia. We sincerely thank the leadership of both societies (Drs. Gafor, Mishahar, and Bavannandan from MSN; and Drs. Yang and Kim...

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...

Develop Your Career: Apply for the ISN-ANIO CNC Basic Program

Applications are open until October 31, 2020.  Click here to apply The year-long ISN-ANIO Clinical Nephropathology Certificate Basic Program includes over 40 recorded online lectures and 12 live monthly webinars covering the main principles and practices of Nephropathology. Tuition fees are waived for trainees in MD, DNB, DM, or Ph.D. from low and lower-middle-income countries. Any questions...