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EAP deadline: May 1st, 2013

Just a few days left before the deadline for the ISN Global Outreach Educational Ambassadors Program expires. If you are interested in welcoming an Ambassador to your center, you have until May 1st to submit your application. CLICK HERE to apply. Thanks to the ISN GO Educational Ambassadors Program, centers in the developing world can request an...

EAP deadline: May 1st, 2013

Just a few days left before the deadline for the ISN Educational Ambassadors Program expires. If you are interested in welcoming an Ambassador to your center, you have until May 1st to submit your application. Thanks to the ISN GO Educational Ambassadors Program, centers in the developing world can request an expert to join them...

ISN reacts to lab-grown kidney story

Lots of stories were published this week about a "laboratory-grown kidney" being transplanted into animals. The experiment published in Nature Medicine by Jeremy Strong and his co-workers from the Massachusetts General Hospital represents an exciting advance on the road to creating organs for those suffering from kidney disease. But how close are we, after this...

ISN reacts to lab-grown kidney story

Lots of stories were published this week about a "laboratory-grown kidney" being transplanted into animals. The experiment published in Nature Medicine by Jeremy Strong and his co-workers from the Massachusetts General Hospital represents an exciting advance on the road to creating organs for those suffering from kidney disease. But how close are we, after this...

CME in Nigeria celebrates 25 years of Nigerian Society of Nephrology

The Nigerian Association of Nephrology joined forces with ISN to organize a Continuing Medical Education course (CME) in Abuja, Nigeria from January 30 to February 6, 2013. The meeting coincided with the society's 25th anniversary this year. Celebrations began with a press conference on January 30, 2013 followed by walk for life and an awareness campaign for...

Celebrating 5 years of the Declaration of Istanbul and the Doha Donation Accord

From April 12 to 14, 2013, I was in Doha, Qatar, taking part in a meeting of the Declaration of Istanbul Custodian Group (DICG) to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Declaration of Istanbul (DOI), and the Doha Donation Accord. I co-chaired this meeting with Jeremy Chapman, representing the ISN and The Transplant Society respectively. I was happy to see a...

ISN GO Fellowship Program: results session 2013-1

The ISN is happy to announce the outcome of the last call for applications for the ISN Fellowship Program. To get the full list of ISN Fellows who will be joining the program, CLICK HERE. Today, 26 candidates have been successfully accepted into the program and will receive ISN funding for their fellowship. For the first...

CME in Nigeria celebrates 25 years of Nigerian Society of Nephrology

The Nigerian Association of Nephrology joined forces with the ISN to organize a Continuing Medical Education course (CME) in Abuja, Nigeria from January 30 to February 6, 2013. The meeting coincided with the society's 25th anniversary this year. Celebrations began with a press conference on January 30, 2013 followed by walk for life and an awareness...

Celebrating 5 years of the Declaration of Istanbul and the Doha Donation Accord

From April 12 to 14, 2013, I was in Doha, Qatar, taking part in a meeting of the Declaration of Istanbul Custodian Group (DICG) to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Declaration of Istanbul (DOI), and the Doha Donation Accord. I co-chaired this meeting with Jeremy Chapman, representing the ISN and The Transplant Society respectively. I was happy to see a...

ISN GO Fellowship Program: results session 2013-1

ISN is happy to announce the outcome of the last call for applications for the ISN Global Outreach (GO) Fellowship Program. To get the full list of ISN Fellows who will be joining the program, CLICK HERE. Today, 26 candidates have been successfully accepted into the program and will receive ISN funding for their fellowship. For the...

CME meeting Douala, Cameroon

After much activity through the ISN Grant Programs in recent years, a Continuing Medical Education (CME) course was organized in Douala Cameroon by Gloria Ashuntantang, on behalf of the Cameroon Society of Nephrology. The meeting took place from November 23 to 25, 2012. Participants not only came from Cameroon but also from many other countries...

CME meeting Douala, Cameroon

After much activity through the ISN Global Outreach Program in recent years, a Continuing Medical Education (CME) course was organized in Douala Cameroon by Gloria Ashuntantang, on behalf of the Cameroon Society of Nephrology. The meeting took place from November 23 to 25, 2012. Participants not only came from Cameroon but also from many other...

Don’t miss the GO activities at WCN 2013

The Global Outreach team will organize a GO poster session and workshop as well as a GO regional session at the upcoming World Congress of Nephrology. The GO Poster session will take place on Saturday June 1st from 3.15pm to 5.00pm in the Hong Kong Convention Center at the back of the exhibition hall, behind the GO Gallery....

Reminder ISN TTS Sister Transplant Center Program deadline: April 15, 2013

ISN Grant Programs are happy to announce the launch of the ISN-TTS Sister Transplant Center Program. Applications are now open for this new joint partnership between ISN and The Transplantation Society (TTS). Following the success of the ISN Global Outreach (GO) Sister Renal Center Program, this initiative encourages transplant centers to work together to increase...

BTS/RA congress in UK and CME in Egypt

The weather contrasts continue to challenge me as I decide what I need in the suitcase for the next trip. The UK Renal Association meeting on the wintry south coast of England, and then a CME in Upper Egypt, complete with two incredibly hot (for a Brit) days and a sandstorm! The UK Renal Association...

Don’t miss the GO activities at WCN 2013

The Global Outreach team will organize a GO poster session and workshop as well as a GO regional session at the upcoming World Congress of Nephrology. The GO Poster session will take place on Saturday June 1st from 3.15pm to 5.00pm in the Hong Kong Convention Center at the back of the exhibition hall, behind the GO Gallery. GO...