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Share Your Work, Engage With Peers, and Contribute to Advancing Kidney Care: Top Tips on How to Present Your Poster at WCN

The World Congress of Nephrology 2024 (WCN'24) is fast approaching! Congratulations if your poster has been accepted for presentation. Are you ready to present it? Expert help is at hand! Jonathan Barratt, Nikolay Bulanov, Edgar Lerma, and Andrea Viecelli* explain what you need to know about presenting your poster at the congress. Watch the Webinar "Winning...

Empowering Kidney Care Professionals: WCN’24 Themes to Advance Individual Excellence Toward Global Kidney Health

Five kidney care themes guide the scientific program of the World Congress of Nephrology 2024 (WCN'24). Explore this intriguing selection from the scores of outstanding sessions awaiting WCN'24 delegates—you won't want to miss this congress! Consult the complete program here Theme 1: Better Kidney Health "The ISN Emerging Leaders and Environmentally Sustainable Kidney Care: The Time...

Adapting to Tomorrow’s Care: The Imperative for Nephrologists to Embrace AI in Kidney Healthcare – A Must-attend Plenary Session at WCN’24

Michal Rosen-Zvi, director of AI in healthcare and life sciences at IBM Research and professor of computational medicine at the Hebrew University in Israel, will present the talk 'Generative AI Revolution in Medicine' at WCN'24. Secure your seat for Michal Rosen-Zvi's plenary talk: Register for the congress now! The use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) in...

For the Young and Young at Heart – Join the YNC for Dynamic Exchanges at WCN’24 in Buenos Aires

By YNC Committee member Zdenka Hrušková Building on the success of last year's in-person Word Congress (WCN) in Bangkok, the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) is pleased to release an exciting new program for WCN'24 in Buenos Aires that incorporates proven, well-received activities while introducing novel sessions to provide even more opportunities for learning and networking. We are looking forward...

The Fundamental Connection Between the Cosmos and the Elementary Particles of Our Bodies: Daniel de Florian’s Plenary Talk on the Origin of the Universe

For millennia, scientists have tirelessly sought to unravel the mysteries of the universe. Daniel de Florian's groundbreaking contribution to particle physics has left an indelible mark on our understanding of the fundamental building blocks of existence. Secure your seat for Daniel de Florian's plenary talk: Register for the congress now to benefit from the early...

The Faces Behind the Posts – Meet the WCN’24 Social Media Team!

The #ISNWCN Social Media Team is a group of dedicated health professionals committed to delivering comprehensive coverage throughout the World Congress of Nephrology (WCN). Get to know the team here. Comprising members from the @ISNeducation team and carefully selected applicants, they are united by a shared passion for driving healthcare innovation. This dynamic team is ready and...

Excellence in Kidney Care and Research: Discover the Winners of the ISN 2024 Awards  

Please join us in congratulating the ISN 2024 Award winners: Adeera Levin – the Jean Hamburger Award Motoko Yanagita – the Bywaters Award Michael Caplan – the Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize Find out more about the winners and their outstanding work below. The recipients will be recognized at the ISN World Congress of Nephrology 2024, from April 13-16,...

Beyond Blood Sugar: Ele Ferrannini on the Basis for the Transformative Power of SGLT2 Inhibitors for Kidney Disease Management at WCN’24

Ele Ferrannini, a professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Pisa and a senior research associate at the National Research Council Institute of Clinical Physiology, will present the plenary talk "Insights Into SGLT2 Inhibitors: A Story of Discovery" at WCN'24 in Hall A on Tuesday, April 16 at 11 a.m. Argentina time. Register for...

Equitable Access to Gene Therapy? Obiageli Nnodu Presents on the Potential and Availability of CrispCas9 Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease at WCN’24

Obiageli Nnodu, professor of Hematology and Blood Transfusion and director of the Centre of Excellence for Sickle Cell Disease Research and Training at the University of Abuja in Nigeria, will present the talk "Crispcas9 Therapy for Sickle Cell Diseases: How Do We Go From Discovery to Equitable Availability of Gene Therapy for All?" at...

From Innovations in Transplantation to Environmental Approaches for Improving Kidney Health: Discover the WCN’24 Scientific Program

We're excited to announce that the complete scientific program for the 2024 World Congress of Nephrology (WCN'24) is now available to explore. Access the program here. This highly anticipated scientific and educational event, the most significant annual, global gathering of kidney experts and professionals, offers a comprehensive insight into the latest developments and breakthroughs in kidney...

Experience WCN’24 in Your Native Language With Real-time AI Translation of the Scientific Program

Get ready for a groundbreaking feature at WCN'24 that will revolutionize your event experience! We are excited to introduce artificial intelligence (AI) -assisted live translation of the English language scientific program. The full WCN'24 congress program is now available here. Learning in one's native language deepens understanding of complex ideas and ensures a more profound connection...

Fanfare and a Gavel Behind the Iron Curtain! A Window to the World Congress in 1963 From Ivan Rychlik

A window to the past Nephrology has evolved immensely over the past six decades, and the World Congress of Nephrology (WCN) has adapted and grown in response. What was the second edition of the WCN like? The ISN caught up with Professor Rychlik, Fellow of the ISN and vice president of the Czech Society of Nephrology,...

How to Write a Winning Abstract in Ten Easy Stages

Watch the webinar “Winning Steps for a Successful WCN’24 Abstract Submission and Beyond.” It’s abstract submission season! How can you write a good abstract that will get accepted to WCN’24? WCN’24 abstract reviewers Sabine Karam, Magdalena Madero, Roberto Pecoits-Filho and Rob Walker have got you covered! Follow their foolproof advice on writing a winning abstract...

Reach a Global Audience: Submit Your Abstracts to WCN’24. Need Guidance? Watch the ISN Webinar on Writing a Successful Abstract

Share knowledge and raise your profile in the international kidney care community: Present your research findings to a global audience. Submit your abstracts here. The submission deadline is October 31, 2023. Watch a recording of the ISN webinar “Steps for a Successful WCN'24 Abstract Submission and Beyond!" for tips on writing a winning abstract from...

The Smart Kidney, the Kidney Under Challenge and More – Discover WCN’24 Themes and the Program-at-a-Glance

The World Congress of Nephrology 2024 (WCN'24) will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from April 13-16. It is co-hosted by the Argentinian Society of Nephrology and the Latin American Society of Nephrology and Hypertension. Congress themes Five kidney care themes guide the scientific program: Theme 1: Better Kidney Health Including preventive and environmental science, population health science,...

WCN’23 Sessions Are Now Available at the ISN Academy!

The WCN'23 scientific program featured 230 speakers from 44 countries. This content is now available to watch at your convenience here. The WCN'23's scientific program is FREE for ISN members and WCN'23 attendees and $45 for non-members (join the ISN or renew your membership here - now with 50% off!). To access the content, log in to your ISN...

Get Ready to Submit Your Abstract to WCN’24 – Learn the Art of Writing a Winning Abstract From Roberto Pecoits-Filho, Rob Walker, and Magdalena Madero  ̶  Join the Webinar on July 19

In "Steps for a Successful WCN Abstract Submission and Beyond!" you will learn to distinguish a good from a bad abstract and have the chance to ask questions to a panel of international experts. The webinar is on July 19 at 4 p.m. Central Standard Time (Convert to your time zone here). Register for the webinar...

ISN Members – Enjoy or Relive WCN’23 Spotlight Sessions on ISN Grants, the YNC Quiz, CKD in Primary Care Settings, and Successful Clinical Trials

Teams compete in the quiz-a-thon at WCN’23 Watch the WCN'23 Spotlight Sessions on the ISN Academy here. Success stories from ISN Grant recipients Professor David Harris introduces a session of first-hand experiences, highlighting some of the ISN's granting programs. Hear from: Dr. Ningning Wang (China) on the ISN Clinical Research and Mentorship Programs Professor Dr. Ahmed Ibrahim Akl (Saudia Arabia) on the ISN...

ISN Members – Watch More Free Content From the WCN’23 Spotlight Sessions!

Roberto Pecoits-Filho and Amina Rakisheva discuss the Optimization of RAASi Therapy Toolkit on the Spotlight Stage at WCN'23 Watch the WCN'23 Spotlight Sessions here. A Nephrology-Cardiology Initiative: Optimization of RAASi Therapy Toolkit* Roberto Pecoits-Filho, ISN Research Working Group member, and Amina Rakisheva, representing the Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology (HFA-ESC), discuss the...

Tune In to the WCN’23 “Spotlight Sessions” and Experience the Dynamic Energy of Attending In Person the World Congress of Nephrology!

The winners of the ISN ISN Community Film Event receive their award The Spotlight Stage quickly became a popular feature for delegates onsite in Thailand at the World Congress of Nephrology 2023 in April. This open theatre in the exhibition and poster hall generated a hub of excitement as attendees enjoyed professional and social exchanges. Activities on...