WCN'22

Setting up Successful Urgent-start Peritoneal Dialysis Programs

Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is greatly under-utilized in most parts of the world, despite being preferred by many nephrologists and patients. Various factors, including late end-stage referrals and urgent kidney replacement therapy, mean that PD may not be considered as a treatment option. But new techniques for urgent-start peritoneal dialysis (USPD) allow for treatment initiation...

Shared Decision-making in Treating Chronic Kidney Disease

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the importance of remote health information is more apparent than ever before. Big data technology supports the development of new online clinical pathways, translating clinical practice guidelines into clinical processes within healthcare institutions. In addition, research shows that helping patients and those who care for them to manage...

Sustainable kidney care is the ‘green’ choice for the world

Sustainable healthcare relies on international collaboration, according to Dr. Frances Mortimer. In her Hugh de Wardener lecture at WCN’22, Dr. Mortimer, medical director of the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare in Oxford (UK), will underline why sustainable healthcare is important for health conditions, especially kidney health, as well as the environment. She will focus on the...

Your Choice Counts: Watch the Finalists in the ISN Community Film Event and Vote for the Winner  

Watch the shortlisted films and cast your vote here!  The deadline to cast a vote in the 2022 ISN Community Best Film is February 26.  From a game-changing service providing nocturnal hemodialysis in a home-training dialysis unit in Australia to international workshops benefitting young people living with Alport Syndrome in the UK, these films present the...

Announcing the Recipients of ISN 2022 Awards

WCN'22 Awards Gallery The ISN is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the Jean Hamburger Award, the Bywaters Award, and the Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize for Advancement in the Understanding of Polycystic Kidney Disease. Nominated by the ISN membership and selected by the ISN Awards Committee and Lillian Jean Kaplan Prize Advisory Committee,...

Coming Soon – Your Pre-Congress Preview 

Look out for the latest pre-congress newsletter in your inbox next week, featuring sneak previews of prominent WCN’22 speakers outlining a compelling range of scientific topics:  Brenda Hemmelgarn on shared decision-making to treat chronic kidney disease  Lydia Kamaruzaman on improving kidney function testing   Frances Mortimer on sustainable kidney care  Kar Hui Ng on the genetic causes of kidney disease in...

Countdown to the Congress: WCN’22 Takes Place in Two Weeks – See You There!

Thousands of your colleagues, from over 119 countries, have already registered for the World Congress of Nephrology 2022 (WCN'22).   In addition to the full scientific program taking place virtually, the Malaysian kidney care community will be able to attend in-person sessions and activities. All content will be broadcast on the virtual platform and available on-demand.  Join...

Create Connections at the WCN’22 Topical Networking Sessions

WCN'22 offers a schedule of moderated special topical networking events during breaks in the scientific program hosted on a user-friendly networking platform powered by SpatialChat. This platform allows you to effortlessly join networking rooms that simulate an in-person experience. How does it work? Go to the "Topical Networking" section of the "Community Hub" on the virtual congress platform Move freely among...