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Register for the ISN Webinar on Clinical Management of C3G

The ISN and the Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research will hold a webinar on December 9, 2021, at 2 p.m. CEST on: “New Insights into Clinical Management of C3G" The webinar will address: The complement system and its role in C3G Personalized clinical management of patients Preliminary results of clinical trials with complement inhibitors New therapeutic perspectives Register for the...

ISN President and Patient Ambassadors Feature in Film and Article on Chronic Kidney Disease

On September 28, the NCD Alliance launched "Facing Forward," a series of films and articles produced by BBC StoryWorks Commercial Productions. The series is designed to raise awareness of noncommunicable diseases by hearing directly from patients around the world. We are pleased to share that ISN President Agnes Fogo features in the film on CKD...

Read Patient Ambassador Stories on Living Well with Kidney Diseases

To raise awareness of the patient experience globally of kidney disease, patient ambassadors Manvir Victor (Malaysia) and Verónica Martínez (Mexico) share personal accounts of living with kidney conditions. Read the full accounts here. Manvir Victor was diagnosed with kidney disease in his mid-thirties and had to begin dialysis immediately. The experience initially had a dramatic effect...

Green Nephrology, Nanotechnology, Genome Editing, and Patient Advocacy: Discover the WCN’22 Plenary Topics and Speakers

Be part of a global gathering to exchange the latest in kidney science and clinical applications. Register for the 2022 World Congress of Nephrology (WCN'22) here. Join us for the WCN’22 plenary sessions to hear renowned speakers share valuable insights on diverse health issues in kidney care: Green Technologies in Dialysis/Green Nephrology Frances Mortimer, UK Advocacy for Kidney Disease:...

Join the ISN President at the 18th International Congress of Nephrology, Dialysis, and Transplantation

ISN President Agnes Fogo will present two talks during the pre-congress sessions on October 20, 2021: 8 a.m. Tehran time: Updates in Definition and Classification of Lupus Nephritis 2:35 p.m. Tehran time: Nephropathologic Aspects of Diabetes Mellitus The 18th International Congress of Nephrology, Dialysis, and Transplantation is hosted by the Iranian Society of Nephrology and will take...

Put Your Story on the Map! Submit a Film to the ISN Community Film Event

The ISN Community Film Event, showcasing global stories on kidney care, now has an interactive map highlighting the diverse scope of the competition and offering a further opportunity for worldwide visibility. Explore the film event map here. The map charts the provenance of films entered in the competition since its launch in 2019. All future films...

Announcing the 2021 ISN Clinical Research Grant Awardees

The ISN is pleased to announce and congratulate three clinical research grant awardees selected from the 2021 application round. These awardees will receive support for their respective research proposals through the ISN Clinical Research Program: Priya Pais, St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore, India Costs and Outcomes of PEdiatric (COPE) CKD – a Multicenter Prospective Study from Three...

Put Forward Your Research Article for a KI-ISN Early-Career Researcher Award

In recognition of the valuable contribution made by early-career researchers worldwide, Kidney International (KI) and the ISN will select four of the best original research papers published in KI in 2021 to receive a KI-ISN Early-Career Researcher Award. Discover the 2019/2020 winners and their research papers here. The winners of these awards (two basic and two...

New Paper on Global Transplantation Capacity Published Using ISN Global Kidney Health Atlas Survey Results

"Global Estimates of Capacity for Kidney Transplantation in World Countries and Regions" is available as a domain paper on the (ISN-GKHA) web page. Access the paper here. The paper reports on findings from the 2018 ISN GKHA survey on the availability and affordability of quality kidney transplantation across countries and regions. The ISN Global Kidney Health Atlas...

Read Chapter Three of the ISN-ACT Narrative-Based Clinical Trials Toolkit on Participating as a Trial Site

The ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit subgroup members are producing a series of stories based on ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit topics to facilitate understanding of key clinical trial methodologies. The third chapter of the Narrative-Based Clinical Trials (ISN-ACT) Toolkit uses a fictional clinical discussion to show what it takes to become a trial site using a fictional clinical discussion. A...