Research

2019 ISN GKHA Survey Results on Disparities in Kidney Care Featured in Publications

The ISN Global Kidney Health Atlas (GKHA) aims to improve understandings of inter-and intra-national variability worldwide in terms of the capacity to deliver care for patients with kidney diseases. The 2019 GKHA survey used the WHO universal health coverage (UHC) domains, which summarize and compare the availability, accessibility, and affordability of high-quality care for patients...

Global Trials Focus

Every month the ISN-ACT Team lists interesting new randomized controlled trials (RCTs) from around the world. Highlight: SGLT-2 inhibition strikes again Dapagliflozin in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease See the latest trials here. A summary of the highlighted trial is now available in French, Mandarin, and Spanish. Support equal access to nephrology research: Become an ISN Member!

Explore Ongoing Research and Share Your Data on the ISN Observatory of CKDu

The ISN i3C (International Consortium CKDu Collaborators) group developed the ISN Observatory of CKDu as part of its Collaboration Plan with the World Health Organization (WHO) to facilitate information exchange and raise awareness of the urgent issue of Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown etiology. Collating ongoing studies and efforts on CKDu provides a valuable overview...

GLOBAL TRIALS FOCUS

Every month the ISN-ACT Team lists interesting new randomized controlled trials (RCTs) from around the world. Highlight: LOL-HD study: Laughter therapy may reduce depressive symptoms in hemodialysis patients See the latest trials here. A summary of the highlighted trial is now available in French, Spanish, and Mandarin. Support equal access to nephrology research: Become an ISN Member!

Save The Date- Webinar: SGLT2i in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Kidney Diseases

The webinar, Gathering Wisdom: SGLT2i in Diabetic and Non-Diabetic Kidney Diseases, will be held on November 9, 2020, at 3 p.m. CET.  This symposium will focus on the current state of therapeutic options for CKD and DKD, with specific attention to accumulating evidence of recent SGLT2i trials.  The webinar is supported by an unrestricted educational grant by AstraZeneca.  Registration details will follow shortly. 

The ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit: Guidance and Best Practices

The ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit is an open-access, online resource to assist trial design, study conduct, data management, data analysis, and publication. More than ever, clinical trials in nephrology are needed to generate high-quality evidence to inform all aspects of care for patients with or at risk of kidney disease, including those affected by COVID-19. Access...

Global Trials Focus

Every month the ISN-ACT Team lists interesting new randomized controlled trials from around the world. Highlight: Diltiazem may be superior to nifedipine for post-partum hypertension in pregnancy. See the latest trials here. From October 2020, the GTF will be available in French, Spanish, Arabic, and Mandarin. Would you like to support equal access to nephrology research? Become an ISN...

ISN 0by25 Initiative Recognized for Academic-Scientific Merit

Dr. Rolando Claure Del Granado and colleagues involved in the ISN 0by25 initiative in Bolivia Every year, the Scientific Committee of the Medical College of Bolivia awards outstanding studies and investigators that significantly impact the local population. This year, the jury recognized the academic and research activities of Dr. Rolando Claure Del Granado and selected the...

Global Trials

The ISN-ACT Global Trials Focus team has collected and published a new list of randomized research from nephrologists around the world for August 2020. Each trial is reviewed in context and the risk of bias in seven key areas is assessed. Highlight: Allopurinol does not slow the progression of chronic kidney disease in patients with type 1...

Discover the Latest on DAPA-CKD: Dapagliflozin in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease

The full DAPA-CKD trial results will be presented and reviewed at the ESC Congress 2020, Sunday, August 30, 17:00 – 17:30 CET. Topic Renal failure and Cardiovascular Disease Chairpersons Rory Collins (Oxford, UK); Frank Ruschitzka (Zurich, Switzerland) Presentations: DAPA-CKD – Dapagliflozin in Patients with CKD: Hiddo Heerspink (Groningen, Netherlands) DAPA- CKD – Live Prime Discussion: Diederick E Grobbee (Utrecht, Netherlands) Q&A Session The...