Research

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...

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...

International Practices and Challenges Surrounding COVID-19 Vaccination – Results From ISN Survey Published in BMJ Open

"Availability and Prioritization of COVID-19 Vaccines Among Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease and Kidney Transplant - A Global Survey by the International Society of Nephrology" has been published in BMJ Open. Read the manuscript here. The paper is based on a survey initiated by a team of ISN members on the availability, preparation and prioritization of...

ISN i3C Working Group Meeting on Intervention Strategies for Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Origin Generates Publication

The manuscript “Challenges and Opportunities in Interventions for Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Origin (CKDu): Report from the International Society of Nephrology Consortium of Collaborators on CKDu” has been published in Kidney International. Read the manuscript here. The paper was drafted after a special ISN i3C Working Group meeting was held to discuss potential interventions in communities...

Kidney International and Kidney International Reports Editorial Selections

Defining Measures of Kidney Function In Observational Studies Using Routine Health Care Data: Methodological and Reporting Considerations This review illustrates the diversity of working definitions of kidney disease in scientific literature and discusses the advantages and limitations of the most commonly used approaches. The authors summarize ways to identify and overcome possible biases and propose a framework...

Apply to the ISN Clinical Research Program (CRP) – Get Help With Your Application From ISN CRP Chairs at 9 a.m. CET on January 10

The ISN Clinical Research Program (CRP) offers grants to researchers in low, lower-middle, and upper-middle-income countries to support research projects on detecting and managing noncommunicable chronic diseases such as CKD, AKI, hypertension, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Apply to the program here. Regional coordinators must receive the application by April 1. Final applications are accepted once per...

Access ISN-ACT Webinar on Hypoxia-inducible Factor-prolyl Hydroxylase Inhibitors

Did you miss the live session? A recording is available here. Professor Meg Jardine, ISN-ACT (Advancing Clinical Trials) Committee chair, and speakers David Wheeler, Jonathan Barratt and Jodie Babitt joined in a lively discussion on this treatment option and on the management of anemia in CKD patients. This webinar is supported by Astellas.

Join Us in Congratulating Four New ISN-Named Fellows  

Clockwise, from top left: Carinna Hockham, Anastasiia Zykova, Suman Behera and Mark Canney The ISN Executive Committee and Council have approved four “ISN-Named Fellows.” Please join us in congratulating Suman Behera from ISN I3C (CKDu), Mark Canney from ISN iNET-CKD (cohort studies), and Anastasiia Zykova and Carinna Hockham from ISN-ACT (clinical trials). Get to know our new ISN-Named Fellows here. These early-career ISN...

Latest Kidney International and Kidney International Reports Editorial Selections

Kidney International Particulate Matter of Air Pollution May Increase Risk of Kidney Failure in IgA Nephropathy. Environmental pollution has been associated with the progression of chronic kidney disease in the general population. This study specifically investigated the influence of exposure to fine particulate matter less than 2.5 μm in diameter (PM2.5) on IgAN progression. Kidney International Reports Leveraging...