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Kidney International®  Time for Action: Recognizing Chronic Kidney Disease as a Major Noncommunicable Disease Driver of Premature Mortality  This editorial outlines the significant global burden of chronic kidney disease and highlights the timeliness of a global consensus statement from the ISN, the European Renal Association, the American Society of Nephrology, regional societies, and experts, recently published...

Announcing Winners of Complimentary Registrations for the Vicenza Course

The ISN is pleased to announce three winners of complimentary registrations for the upcoming 42nd Vicenza Course AKI-CRRT-ECOS and Critical Care Nephrology 2024  Selected by the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee, the ISN congratulates the following winners: Omar Fueyo (Mexico) Shkelqim Muharremi (Macedonia) Swaraj Sathyan (Bahrein) The Vicenza Course will take place from June 11-13, 2024, at the Fiera di Vicenza Convention Center in Vicenza, Italy. The...

ISN YNC Member Iman Alshamsi Introduces New YNC Members to the ISN Community 

The ISN is pleased to welcome six dynamic young professionals to the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) and looks forward to their contributions to education, research, and leadership as they help shape the future of global kidney health:  Dr. Winston Fung (Hong Kong)  Dr. Marques Ng (Hong Kong)  Dr. Kornchanok Vareesangthip (Thailand)  Dr. Daniel P. Msilanga (Tanzania)  Dr. Carlo Alfieri (Italy)  Dr. Ming-Yan Jiang (Taiwan)  Hailing from diverse parts...

New! Access the Toolkit and Accompanying KIR Article on Creating a Young Nephrologists Committee

How do you build and nurture a thriving community of early-career kidney care professionals? The ISN Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) subcommittee has developed a valuable toolkit to help young nephrologists establish a local committee from the ground up. Discover the ISN YNC Toolkit here Recognizing that even a small group of local enthusiasts can provide much-needed support...

Young Nephrologists – Win a Free Registration to the 42nd Vicenza Course: Apply by April 10

The 42nd Vicenza Course AKI-CRRT-ECOS and Critical Care Nephrology 2024 takes place from June 11-13, 2024, at the Fiera di Vicenza Convention Center in Vicenza, Italy. The course will focus on endpoints for new clinical trials and covers various topics in critical care nephrology, including: Acute kidney injury in different pathological conditions Sepsis and related mechanisms, including viral, bacterial, and...

Young Nephrologists – Win a Free Registration to the 42nd Vicenza Course: Apply by April 10

The 42nd Vicenza Course AKI-CRRT-ECOS and Critical Care Nephrology 2024 takes place from June 11-13, 2024, at the Fiera di Vicenza Convention Center in Vicenza, Italy. The course will focus on endpoints for new clinical trials and covers various topics in critical care nephrology, including: Acute kidney injury (AKI) in different pathological conditions Sepsis and related mechanisms, including viral, bacterial,...

“An Essential Advocacy Tool That Young Nephrologists Should Wholeheartedly Endorse”: Yannick Nlandu on the ISN-Global Kidney Health Atlas

By Yannick Nlandu (DR Congo), YNC member and  ISN-GKHA Named Fellow   Most nephrologists dream of solving kidney health problems in their communities, typically requiring a more generalist approach to public health. However, nephrology programs in general, and in low-resource countries in particular, do not integrate this broad vision of kidney health. Nephrologists, therefore, need to...

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...

A Year of Achievements in Research Skills Development Led by the YNC’s Capacity Building Sub-Committee, Featuring a Sneak Preview of 2024 Activities

By Andrea Viecelli As this year's chair of the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee's Capacity Building Sub-Committee, I had the opportunity to lead an amazing team of young kidney health professionals to build capacity and improve leadership skills, clinical workforce management, and research. Young nephrologists, particularly those practicing in low-income countries, have consistently acknowledged research as a...

Final Modules Now Available: Complete the ISN YNC Curriculum and Gain Exclusive Access to a Webinar on Statistics for Clinical Research

Modules 5 and 6 of the CME-accredited ISN YNC Curriculum: Basics of Statistics for a Successful Start in Clinical Research are now available at the ISN Academy. Access Modules 5 and 6 now! (Join/renew your ISN membership to access this content) Module 5: Learn the applications of big data and machine learning in clinical research through...

Start Your Nephrology Career Right: Choose the ISN Trainee Membership Package

If you are an early-career nephrologist eager to advance in your profession, the ISN has the perfect entry point for you - the Trainee Membership category. The ISN offers all trainees the first year of membership FREE; membership is renewable for four years at $15/year while training continues. Step into a promising future in kidney care...

Exciting Updates From the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee

Although the 2023 ISN-GKHA reports improvements, significant disparities persist in global kidney care, especially in low- and middle-income countries. To help address these gaps, the ISN is advancing initiatives led by the Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) to prioritize education and capacity building for kidney health professionals. Just launched: "Basics of Statistics for a Successful Start in...

“The Committee Can Ensure a Thriving Engagement in the Ever-changing Landscape of Kidney Health” New YNC Members on Addressing the Needs of Young Nephrologists Worldwide

          From left to right: Gaetano Alfano, Iman Rashed Al Shamsi, and Barbara Letícia Dudel Mayer This year, the Young Nephrology Committee (YNC) welcomes three new members into its fold: Gaetano Alfano (Italy), Iman Rashed Al Shamsi (United Arab Emirates), and Barbara Letícia Dudel Mayer (Brazil). These talented young kidney specialists have chosen...

Master the Art of Data Analysis and Interpretation With a Six-part Video Curriculum: “Basics of Statistics for a Successful Start in Clinical Research”

Whether taking your first steps into clinical research or looking to improve your statistical skills, the ISN Young Nephrologists Committee's six-part video curriculum guides you to use statistics effectively and analyze and interpret data from clinical trials and studies. Access Chapter I, Modules 1 and 2 now! Module 1: Learn study design basics and the...

“Let’s Get to Work!” – New ISN YNC Chair, Sabine Karam, on Ongoing and Future YNC Projects

By Sabine Karam, chair, ISN Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) While the Covid-19 pandemic was an unprecedented tragedy on so many fronts, and the world is witnessing an alarming increase in natural and man-made disasters, a silver lining has emerged: the exponential rise of virtual media and increased solidarity and support among the international nephrology community....

Young Nephrologists – Win a Free Registration to the 41st Vicenza Course: Apply by May 2

The 41st Vicenza Course on acute kidney injury (AKI) and continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) takes place from June 12 to 14, 2023, at the Fiera di Vicenza Convention Center in Vicenza, Italy. As part of the ISN’s collaboration with this internationally renowned scientific course, three free registrations for the 41st Vicenza Course are available to...

Join the ISN’s Young Nephrologists at WCN’23…and Create Your Own Regional Community With Their Help!

By YNC member Nikolay Bulanov Our first steps in nephrology as trainees, early-career practitioners or researchers can be challenging. Being part of a network of keen specialists can help one to develop professionally and improve clinical and research skills. The ISN's Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) engages with young ISN members worldwide in educational, scientific and social...

Sharing, Socialising, and Quizzing – Krissia Wallbach-Massai on YNC Activities at WCN’23, and Why It’s an Extra Special Edition

By YNC member Krissia Wallbach-Massai (Brazil) The ISN Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) is pleased to announce a fantastic program of activities for WCN’23 in Bangkok! After a long COVID-19-imposed break, we can finally meet in person again – and we are so excited about it! Despite having worked together on many projects over the past few...

Join the WCN’23 Social Media Team and Young Nephrologists in the First ISN Congress Twitter Space as They Discuss the Scientific Program, Activities and Much More!

Hear from Young Nephrologists Committee members* in conversation with the WCN'23 Social Media Team members in the lead-up to ISN's annual World Congress. Access the Twitter Space conversation here on February 28 at 11 p.m. CET or March 1 at 9 a.m. AEDT. * Marina Wainsein, Sabine Karam, Kornchanok Vareesangthip, Yannick Nlandu, and Jonathan Chàvez