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Catch Up! Recorded Webinar on Mixed Methods Research in Kidney Care Now on the Academy

Did you miss the live session of the ISN Webinar "Mixed Methods Research in Kidney Care"? Watch the recording here. Moderators Fergus Caskey, Pippa Bailey, and Masaomi Nangaku joined speakers Alicia O’Cathain and Lilia Cervantes in an interactive discussion on mixing qualitative and quantitative research methods within a single kidney care study. The event generated much...

The Pros and Cons of Public-Private Partnerships for Dialysis Services in Low-resource Settings: Join the Webinar on February 9

The webinar, “Pros and Cons of Public-Private Partnerships in Developing Dialysis Services in Resource-limited Settings,” will take place on February 9, 2023, from 2-3 p.m. CET. The webinar is part of the ISN-WHO "Toolkit for Dialysis in Low-resource Settings" and complements the ISN-WHO framework for developing dialysis in low-resource settings. The event is led...

Kidney International and Kidney International Reports Editorial Selections

Uncovering Risk Factors for Kidney Injury in Children With a Solitary Functioning Kidney A nationwide, multicenter study of children diagnosed with congenital or acquired solitary functioning kidney before adulthood indicates that a significant proportion will develop kidney injury over time, with kidney agenesis and being overweight as principal risk factors. Long-term Outcomes of Children and Adolescents...

Help Improve Kidney Transplant Trials on Urinary Tract Infections: Take the Australasian Kidney Trials Network Survey and Share It With Your Patients

On behalf of the Australasian Kidney Trials Network Survey, patients, caregivers and health professionals are invited to complete a global survey to help identify important things to consider when preventing urine infections in people with kidney transplants. The answers will help design a clinical trial to attain better evidence. The survey takes 8-12 minutes to complete. Take...

Pin Your Trial Network on the ISN Network of Trials Networks Map!

The ISN-ACT (Advancing Clinical Trials) has created an online map tracking trial networks in kidney care research around the world. The aim is to facilitate clinical trial capacity and professional exchanges and collaboration by connecting people undertaking clinical trials and related studies in nephrology. The map allows researchers to quickly locate trial networks with the capacity...

New! Join the ISN as a Group and Save on Your Membership Fee – Now Open to All Countries. But Hurry – the Membership Year is Already Underway!

All four income groups designated by the World Bank - low, lower-middle, upper-middle, and high-income countries – are now eligible to register for ISN Joint membership. This membership category offers a reduced membership fee to a minimum of two and a maximum of five individuals from the same income category who apply as a group. ISN...

Are You in the WCN’23 Loop? The First Pre-congress Newsletter is Out!

Whet your appetite in the run-up to WCN'23 with the first bumper edition of the pre-congress newsletter. Read the pre-congress newsletter here. Highlights include: An interview with Yot Teerawattanon, an HTA expert from Thailand Video interview with WCN'23 scientific program chair and speaker Matthias Kretzler ISN Young Nephrologists on overcoming obstacles to attend the congress and unmissable content A preview...

“Even Medical Doctors Can Make a Good Quality Film!” Dr. Vui Eng Phui on Winning the 2019 ISN Community Film Event – Watch the Video Interview and Submit Your Film

ISN staff talked to Dr. Vui Eng Phui (Malaysia), winner of the 2019 ISN Community Film Event. Watch the video interview here. According to Dr. Phui, medical resources and technology in Malaysia can be limited, making it difficult for those living in remote areas to access hemodialysis (HD). She wanted to raise awareness of using peritoneal...

Cast Your Vote Today! The 2023 ISN Leadership Elections are Open: A Message From ISN President, Agnes Fogo

As an ISN voting member, exercise your right to vote for the next ISN president-elect and your ISN region’s regional board deputy chair/council member. To vote: Login to your MYISN account (located on the top blue bar) at theisn.org (preferred browser: Google Chrome) Click on the “Vote now” tab in the MYISN dashboard to access the voting...

Watch Two Groundbreaking Films From the 1970s on Vascular-Tubular Relationships in the Mammalian Kidney – Now Available in the ISN Academy Archives

Lise Bankir, ISN emeritus member and "Directeur de Recherche Emérite" at INSERM (the French Institute of Health and Medical Research), has kindly donated the films: "The Human Kidney: Tubules, Blood Vessels and Vascular-Tubular Relations" and "The Vascular and Tubular Organization of the (Dog) Kidney" Watch the films here. These historical, yet clinically still relevant, films were independently produced in...