WCN'23

Are You in the WCN’23 Loop? The First Pre-congress Newsletter is Out!

Whet your appetite in the run-up to WCN'23 with the first bumper edition of the pre-congress newsletter. Read the pre-congress newsletter here. Highlights include: An interview with Yot Teerawattanon, an HTA expert from Thailand Video interview with WCN'23 scientific program chair and speaker Matthias Kretzler ISN Young Nephrologists on overcoming obstacles to attend the congress and unmissable content A preview...

The WCN’23 Sessions I Don’t Want to Miss as a Clinical Researcher

As a young nephrologist interested in clinical research, the World Congress of Nephrology 2023 in Bangkok really appeals. It promises to be a professionally rewarding experience with some very interesting sessions in store. I'm looking forward to both the scientific program and connecting with other researchers – all in an exciting, exotic location! Biomarkers are predicted...

The Patient Perspective, Emergency Preparedness, Home Dialysis and Green Nephrology: Attend the Professor Donal O’Donoghue Global Kidney Policy Forum 2023

The "Professor Donal O'Donoghue, Global Kidney Policy Forum: Focus on Oceania and South East Asia" will be held on March 30 from 8 a.m. to 12.10 p.m. local time at the World Congress of Nephrology 2023.   The meeting brings together decision-makers and stakeholders, including WHO representatives, patients, and internationally renowned nephrologists. Discover the complete Global...

From PhD to Driving a PD-first Policy in Thailand – Spotlight on WCN’23 Plenary Speaker Yot Teerawattananon

Yot Teerawattananon will present "Dispelling the Myths of Providing Dialysis in Low- and Middle-income Countries" at WCN'23 at 5 p.m. ICT on Thursday, March 30. We talked to Yot Teerawattananon about his role in developing a public health assessment program in Thailand and asked him for a sneak preview of his congress talk and its...

Meet the 2023 ISN WCN Social Media Team

Since WCN'15, the ISN provides comprehensive coverage of WCN content across social media platforms in an engaging and informative way. Meet the 2023 ISN World Congress of Nephrology (WCN'23) Social Media Team here! The ISN WCN SoMe team is made up of volunteers from current members of the @ISNeducation team and selected applicants. A new team...

“The Story Is More Important Than the Technical Aspect” – Share Your Story of Unsung Heroes in Kidney Care: Submit a Film to the ISN Community Film Event

Mr. Khan, who featured in the winning film in the 2022 ISN Community Film Event The deadline to submit your film is February 2, 2023. In a recent interview, Dr. Jeyakumar Meyyappan (India), winner of the 2022 ISN Community Film, praised the ISN Film Event as a "Patients' Platform" – a channel for people with kidney...

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of the Kingdom of Thailand to Open the World Congress of Nephrology 2023

Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn The organizers and hosts of the World Congress of Nephrology 2023 are duly honored to receive gracious support from Her Royal Highness (H.R.H.) Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, who will formally open the event on March 30, 2023, and address participants in the opening ceremony. H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn’s...

Genomic Medicine for Kidney Diseases and Myths of Providing Dialysis in Lower Income Countries – Discover Contemporary Topics in Kidney Care From WCN’23 Plenary Speakers: Grab the Early Bird Fee!

Renowned plenary speakers will address issues impacting the future of global kidney care at the ISN World Congress of Nephrology 2023. Join us in Bangkok, Thailand, from March 30-April 2: Register here at the early bird rate. Ali Ghavari: "Genomic Medicine for Kidney Diseases: Lessons Learned from IgAN for Disease Pathophysiology and Management" Barney Graham: "Rapid COVID-19 Vaccine Development and the Future of...

“These Stories Need to Be Shared,” Dr. Roberto Pecoits-Filho on the Value of the ISN Film Event to Highlight the Patient Perspective

ISN staff caught up with Dr. Roberto Pecoits-Filho, winner of the 2021 ISN Community Best Film award for their entry "Life Beyond the Transplant." Watch the video interview here. Dr. Pecoits-Filho said his team was keen to highlight the patient experience in their film. Bruno relates his personal experiences of going through a kidney transplant alongside...